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Assistant Professor - Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics

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The Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics (MIDE) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of marketing to begin in the fall of 2021. Expectations for this position include evidence of an active program of high quality research and teaching and a desire to contribute to a collegial work environment.

The Collat School of Business, located in the heart of Alabama’s business center, has recently moved into a new, state of the art building in the Fall of 2018. The new building provides a platform for innovative content delivery along with classrooms designed for faculty and student collaboration. The Collat School of Business offers an engaging learning environment with classrooms that extend well beyond the walls of the UAB campus. Our unique location allows our faculty to integrate the practical experiences of the State’s leading companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial startups - into the programs we offer. Our students gain valuable, real-world experience through a wide variety of internships and other opportunities in the business community.

Candidates for this position should: (1) currently hold a doctorate degree or have completed requirements for the degree by Fall of 2021 in marketing or an equivalent field, (2) have a commitment and dedication to research and teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in digital marketing with secondary interests in areas related to marketing strategy, business-to-business marketing, or consumer behavior, (3) have a strong commitment to facilitate the department’s strategic growth initiatives, and (4) ideal candidates will also have two or more years of industry experience in digital marketing.

The Search Committee invites applications that include: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita (educational history, teaching, research and other pertinent work experience), and the contact information for three references. Letters of reference and transcripts will be required prior to an on-campus interview. Please visit http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7335 to apply for this position.

For additional information about the position and/or department, contact Dr. John Hansen (search committee chair) at [email protected] .

Review of applicants will begin in October with interviews commencing in November.  The search will continue until the position is filled.

Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually.

Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live and raise a family.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.  A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.




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Posted: 8/12/2020
Application Due: 10/11/2020
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