Assistant Professor of Marketing

Oct 12, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Title:Assistant Professor of Marketing Campus:Portland City, State:Portland, ME Department:Business Administration - PBUS Bargaining Unit:AFUM Salary Band/Wage Band:n/a Work Schedule:academic year Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine’s School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Marketing, to begin Fall 2020. We are seeking individuals who can help lead one of our largest business majors. Individuals with interest in both core and emerging marketing areas are encouraged to apply and join our business faculty team. Responsibilities include undergraduate, scholarship, service, internship supervision, and student advising. There are also opportunities to teach in the MBA program. Our School of Business seeks candidates who can demonstrate the ability to work with School of Business colleagues and a vision to help grow USM’s marketing major over the next decade. We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a faculty member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

The USM School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. Our business school emphasizes partnership with the business community. Partnership can take many forms: use of live case studies or other forms of experiential learning; applied research; supervising student internships with local businesses; involvement with our Center for Business and Economic Research, Maine Small Business Development Center, Center for Entrepreneurship, or Maine Center for Enterprise Development; service to nonprofits; participation in local professional associations; participation in efforts to stimulate economic growth; or the like. More information can be found at

Located in scenic Portland, Maine, the University of Southern Maine (USM) is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality, accessible, affordable education. USM offers Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctoral programs, providing students with rich learning and community engagement opportunities in the arts, humanities, politics, health sciences, business, mass communications, science, engineering, and technology. Further information on USM can be found at

We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



  • Ph.D. in marketing from an AACSB accredited institution by time of appointment. ABDs with strong likelihood of Ph.D. completion may also be considered at Lecturer rank until completion within one year of appointment of their Ph.D. Hired ABD candidates must completed their Ph.D. within one year at which time the appointment will convert to a tenure-track position.
  • The successful candidate should have interest in one or more of the following marketing areas: Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Global Marketing and Marketing Strategy.


  • Candidates with a completed terminal degree.
  • Relevant work experience with U.S. and international companies.

Other Information:

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Benefits Information Summary

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To Apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will upload a cover letter; a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and several samples of your published work. We also require three letters of reference. Please make sure to enter a valid email address for your references (on the application) as we will request the letter of reference to be uploaded to us confidentially.

USM seeks candidates committed to working with diverse student and community populations; therefore, applicants who visit our campus will be asked to provide a separate diversity statement that states how their scholarship, teaching, and service contribute to diverse communities. In addition, successful finalist candidates who visit our campus will be asked to provide a transcript(s) and copies of teaching evaluations.

All required materials must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Work Year Calendar:Academic Year (Sept-May) Required Documents:Cover Letter, CV/Resume, Publications