Assistant Professor in Marketing

Reference Number: BUS00704
Faculty / Department: Business School
Salary: Competitive
Location / Campus: South Kensington Campus – Hybrid
Contract Type / Work Pattern: Full time – Fixed term
Closing Date: 02-Jul-2024

Job summary

The Marketing group at Imperial College Business School is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Marketing. Applicants can be from any research area in marketing (e.g., empirical modelling, analytics, consumer behaviour, strategy, etc.). They can be “rookie” candidates or current assistant professors. The position requires a high level of potential in and passion for research, as demonstrated by a strong job market paper and a promising research pipeline. Located in the heart of London, Imperial College Business School offers an attractive research environment and competitive salaries. Research in the marketing group is interdisciplinary and regularly published in top tier journals in marketing and related fields (e.g., Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, etc.).


Duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated researcher and is expected to contribute to the school by publishing in top academic journals and teaching courses. Salaries are internationally competitive, research support is generous, and teaching requirements are moderate by international standards. The expected start date is 1 September 2025.


Essential requirements

• A Ph.D. in marketing or related field (completed by the start of the appointment to the position).
• Strong job market paper
• Promising research pipeline
• Ability to teach marketing courses

Please view the attached Job Description for further requirements.


Further information

The closing date for applications is 02 July 2024. Applicants who enter into the initial shortlist will be interviewed over a video call in summer 2024. Those shortlisted further will complete an interview on our campus in London in autumn 2024. The position commences in the 2025-2026 academic year (targeted start date of September 2025).

For technical issues when applying online or questions about the application process, please contact: [email protected]

Those who wish to obtain more information about the position or department can contact Dr. Rajesh Bhargave [email protected]

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

Closing date: 02/07/2024

To apply, visit and search by the job reference BUS00704.


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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.


Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender reassignment, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email [email protected].