Job ID: 37208

Location: Tampa, FL

Posting Details

Department: School of Marketing and Innovation / 0-1406-000

College/Division: Muma College of Business

Salary Plan: Faculty

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Commensurate with experience


The School of Marketing and Innovation at the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida, Tampa, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Marketing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in business administration specialization in marketing from an accredited University or a Ph.D. in a related field from a university accredited in that field or expect to complete such a Ph.D. by Summer 2025 (July).

Applications are welcomed from all marketing areas, although a strong preference exists for scholars with highly developed quantitative skills, particularly in empirical modeling. Expertise in artificial intelligence is a plus. Ideal candidates will target and publish in the most prestigious marketing journals (JM, JMR, JCR, MS) and demonstrate excellence in teaching with the ability to contribute at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position.

The School of Marketing and Innovation at USF’s Muma College of Business offers cutting-edge undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, and Global Business, including a PhD concentration in Marketing. Among the school’s centers of excellence is the Center for Marketing and Sales Innovation, which manages a state-of-the-art biometric-equipped Customer Experience and Artificial Intelligence Lab. The undergraduate AMA chapter ranks 4th among over 300 collegiate chapters.

The Muma College of Business operates in an exciting, vibrant, innovation-friendly environment. Over the past several years, USF received over $60 million from key donors to name the Muma College of Business, the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, the Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability, the Nault Center for Entrepreneurship, Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program, and the Bellini Center for Talent Development. The college is also home to a successful DBA program targeting C-suite executives. USF’s online MBA program is ranked among the nation’s top 20 programs.

A member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the most prestigious collection of research institutions in North America, the University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at

The Tampa Bay metropolitan region is a home to over 4 million people and a growing number of corporate offices and headquarters including Raymond James, Nielsen, Tech Data, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Amgen, Jabil, Masonite, and Bloomin’ Brands. Ranked among the top outdoor living regions in the U.S., Tampa Bay includes beautiful beaches, museums, performing arts venues, and professional sports teams.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A PhD in Business with specialization in marketing from an AACSB (or international equivalent) accredited institution or a PhD in other related disciplines before the start of employment
  2. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor

Primary Considerations:

  1. Evidence of ability or potential to publish in top-level journals in marketing.
  2. Overall quality of the candidate as indicated by letters of reference and personal contacts.
  3. Reputation of the institution granting the candidate’s degree.
  4. Reputation of the institution(s) where the candidate might have been employed previously.

Ideal Candidate will Demonstrate:

  1. Evidence of ability to make substantive service contributions to the university and the profession.
  2. Expectation that the candidate will be collegial.
  3. Evidence of superior teaching ability.
  4. Interest in applying for externally funded research.

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Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 37208

Posting Date: 06-12-2024

Posting End Date: 08-31-2024

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The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

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