Position Overview

The Department of Marketing and Sports Management in the Girard School of Business at Merrimack College is searching for an Assistant Professor of Marketing to join their team starting in Academic Year 2023-24. Areas of special interest in Marketing include digital marketing, data analytics, social media marketing, and content marketing. Candidates should have potential for excellence in teaching and research in the areas of specialty. The faculty member will teach introductory and upper-level courses in Marketing.

Position Summary

The Department of Marketing and Sports Management in the Girard School of Business at Merrimack College invites applications for one Tenure-Track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing beginning in Academic Year 2023-24. Qualified candidates should demonstrate experience in: conducting impactful marketing research; excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and serving as faculty advisor to undergraduate and graduate students.

Merrimack College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory marketing, marketing research, and special topics/elective courses in marketing (e.g., social media, digital marketing, marketing analytics, etc.). Course load is 16 credits for the fall and spring or the equivalent.
  • The successful candidate must also have demonstrated potential to be an outstanding teacher, productive scholar, and active contributor to professional, departmental, school, college, and community service.

Qualifications

Interested applicants should hold a PhD/DBA from an accredited university or master’s degree and expertise in marketing. Relevant industry experience in marketing analytics and technologies, consumer behavior, product development, or other specialized marketing experience is preferred. Preferences will be given to candidates who have demonstrated passion teaching undergraduate/graduate students, and produced recent scholarly work in marketing and potential for publication in top-tier business journals. Strong verbal/written communication skills are essential. Additionally, the ability to foster an environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion is expected of all Merrimack community members.

About the Girard School of Business

The Girard School of Business takes a unique approach to business education including a strong foundation in the liberal arts and Augustinian values. Our faculty are committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and skills in an environment having a high degree of student-faculty interaction. It has approximately 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students and offers a BSBA degree with ten concentrations, MS degrees in Management and Accounting, as well as an online MS degree in Business Analytics.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with full consideration granted to those applications received by October 19, 2022. Subsequent review will continue on a rolling basis until qualified/suitable candidates are identified.

Application materials should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution of higher learning
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
  • This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check

Required Vaccinations and Remote Work

This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully oncampus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Catholic and Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Catholic and Augustinian mission and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,000 undergraduate and some 1,400 graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries. The College features more than 100 career-focused undergraduate, professional and graduate programs, all taught by exceptional faculty who are passionate about their subject and student success. The College comprises five schools: liberal arts, science and engineering, nursing and health sciences, the Winston school of education and social policy, and the Girard school of business. The College’s suburban 240-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in the towns of North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges and Universities/Larger Programs (M1) institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 34th out of 175 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2022. Merrimack also ranked 3rd in the Most Innovative Schools category. Merrimack is a NCAA Division I athletic institution.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 09/09/2022