Assistant or Associate Professor in Marketing

Tacoma, Pierce County
Mar 19, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

University of Puget Sound

Assistant or Associate Professor in Marketing

Appointment: Full-time, tenure-line position; begins Fall Term 2015


  • Teach undergraduate courses in marketing in a liberal arts setting. The faculty member hired in this position will have primary responsibility for teaching the introductory marketing course and at least two marketing electives per year. Ability to teach the introductory course from an international or global perspective is highly desirable. Elective courses can be in areas such as marketing communications, consumer behavior, market research, or marketing strategy.
  • Case analysis and projects that stimulate independent critical thinking and promote effective written and oral communication skills and problem solving should be an important component of these courses.
  • Standard teaching assignment is three courses per semester.
  • Other duties include continuation of professional development, advising students, and participation in departmental and university governance.


  • Ph.D. (ABD considered) in marketing and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.
  • Will consider Ph.D. in appropriate liberal arts disciplines related to marketing.
  • For those candidates whose doctoral degrees are in non-business disciplines, relevant work experience in the area of marketing and the possession of a Master in Business Administration degree will be strongly preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit:

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than September 15, 2014 to ensure consideration. 

Required Documents:

You will be prompted to upload all required documents as one file titled "Required documents."  Please combine all required/optional documents shown below into one Word or PDF file. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Teaching evaluations

Please arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent electronically to the search committee at at the time of application.

Optional Documents:

  • Unofficial transcripts

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.

Commitment to Diversity: Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. Please view the University Diversity Statement.

The University of Puget Sound is an equal employment opportunity employer.

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" ( to learn more about the college.

How to Apply
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As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA