Tenure-Line Assistant Professor of Marketing

Tenure-Line Assistant Professor of Marketing


The George Mason University’s School of Business located in Fairfax, VA invites applications for a Tenure-Line Assistant Professor of Marketing starting Fall 2022. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


About the School of Business: 

Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and top 50 part-time M.B.A. programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice. The School is evolving to become more interdisciplinary, more connected, and more diverse.


The School of Business is pursuing three strategic directions through research, teaching, and partnerships in 1) Digital Transformation of Work, 2) Ensuring Global Futures, addressing the challenges of ensuring a livable and resilient society, and 3) Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The School of Business is playing a significant role in launch of three exciting new University initiatives: the Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA); the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE); and the School of Computing.


About the Marketing Area:

The Marketing Area is a vibrant, ambitious and collegial community that highly values excellence in research, teaching, and service. We currently have nine tenure-track faculty members in the area (please see https://business.gmu.edu/facultyandresearch/ for more details). Our Area conducts managerially relevant research using a variety of methodologies. The Marketing Area faculty have published in many of the premier journals including Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Management Science, Journal of Retailing, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, and Academy of Management Journal, as well as many other top journals. Our faculty have many diverse teaching interests.


The Area seeks to continue developing innovative courses in all aspects of marketing. The Marketing Area teaching faculty have won awards within the School, at the University and in outside organizations for excellence in teaching and contributions to teaching. Within the Area, the School and the University, there are opportunities to develop teaching skills and use new methodologies and approaches. The School also encourages external grant seeking and provides resources/support for faculty for grant applications.


About the Position: 

This is full-time position with benefits. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.



Responsibilities will include research publications in top-tier academic journals and teaching courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs. The teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy, which specifies an initial load of 9 credits (this typically translates to 3 courses/year) for candidates with fresh PhDs. Additional responsibilities include service to the Marketing Area, the School of Business, the University, the profession, and interfacing with the business community.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned Ph.D. or equivalent from an AACSB-accredited school in Marketing or closely related field prior to the start date. For doctoral students, there must be clear evidence of the ability to complete degree by the Fall semester start date in 2022;
  • Potential to publish in in top-tier academic journals; 
  • Evidence of potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels;
  • Good citizenship in terms of service is critical, as is the ability to work well with colleagues.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Applicants from all functional areas of Marketing or closely related field are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to candidates with research interests related to issues in Quantitative Marketing, Marketing Strategy, and/or Analytical Modeling;
  • Experience with or interest in developing and teaching courses in Digital Marketing and/or Marketing Analytics is strongly preferred.


Special Instructions to Applicants: 

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F644Az at https://jobs.gmu.edu by July 15, 2021; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references with contact information. The area highly encourages applicants to also upload their job talk paper and letter of reference(s) from the doctoral advisor(s) (to be uploaded in field labeled ‘Other Doc’). We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.