Albers School of Business and Economics
Faculty and Staff

Assistant Professor of Marketing

  • Begins Fall 2015

    The Albers School of Business & Economics at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Marketing to begin September 2015. The AACSB-accredited Albers School is ranked among top undergraduate business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek, and offers the largest part-time MBA program in the Northwest. The Department of Marketing houses the undergraduate marketing major and supports the MBA program.

    Responsibilities include teaching, discipline-based research in marketing and service. The ideal candidate will have a substantial record or promise of excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and MBA levels; will be able to assist students in analyzing complex problems and who will promote the use of theory and research so that students learn to identify and solve issues from a variety of disciplinary viewpoints. We are interested in faculty who encourage students to take a worldview informed by multicultural and global perspectives; who help students address ethical challenges; and who assist students in promoting social justice both personally and professionally. The ideal candidate will also have the promise to conduct exceptional research for publication in the highest quality academic journals and perform collegial service with dedication to the values and mission of Seattle University. Research and teaching interests in health care marketing are a plus.

    Requirements: PhD in Marketing or relevant field.

    Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle's Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

    Applicants should submit documents at , including CV, teaching and research statement, recent teaching evaluations, sample of research, names and contact information for three references (letters will be solicited upon submission of application). Deadline: July 18, 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to be available for meetings at the Summer AMA conference in San Francisco.

    Questions regarding the position (not CVs) may be directed to Professor Carl Obermiller, Chair of the Recruiting Search Committee, at

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