Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama United States

Assistant, Associate, Full

    June 30, 2021
    July 08, 2021

Auburn University
Harbert College of Business, Marketing Department

Position: The Auburn University Harbert College of Business, Marketing Department seeks applications for a tenure track open rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position beginning Fall 2022 (contingent upon budget).

The Marketing Department is focused on “strategic marketing” with an emphasis on the organizational frontline as a shared focus of our faculty. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching expertise within this area that relates to strategy, sales, analytics, services, advertising, and marketing ethics and social responsibility. Appointment rank for this position will be contingent upon qualifications. The Auburn Marketing program includes an undergraduate major and support of our MBA programs. Successful candidates for this position will join an existing faculty team that currently includes fourteen full-time, professionally qualified faculty. The Marketing department is growing and is currently the second largest major in the Harbert College.

Qualifications: Successful applicants must possess a Ph.D./DBA in business or ABD near completion, (depending on position under consideration), or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution. Evidence of high-level scholarship and a consistent commitment to the establishment of a strong scholarship record are required. Excellent instructional capabilities and history are necessary, as are excellent written and communication skills. We greatly value our collegial and collaborative culture and look to build upon that strength. Selected candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the duration of their employment.

Responsibilities: Successful applicants will be expected to engage in high-quality research (evidenced by publications in leading academic journals), teach courses in the marketing program, and contribute to developing the future path for the department’s growing programs.

About the College and University: The Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of providing highly desirable graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practice. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation’s best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. The Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves well over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students through six academic departments offering eight undergraduate majors and multiple Masters and Ph.D. options. In addition, the Harbert College has raised over $130 million in private support during the most recent “Because this is Auburn” campaign. The college pioneered online masters and executive education programs that are now ranked among the very best in the nation. The college has invested in building a nationally recognized faculty that moves thought forward through research, engages with industry, and delivers relevant and current instruction. The Auburn family values tradition, yet eagerly prepares for the future. Rooted in more than 160 years of tradition, Auburn University occupies 1,841 acres and is the academic home to more than 30,000 students. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement and professional success, and public/private partnerships garners a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health and societal impact.

Location: Auburn, AL, is a vibrant and thriving college town and community. Southern Living recently recognized the city of Auburn as one of the top small towns in the South and Money magazine named Auburn as the best place to live in Alabama. Known as the ‘Loveliest Village on the Plains,’ Auburn offers a high quality of life including a vibrant cultural scene at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center, SEC sports throughout the academic year, national award-winning chefs and restaurants, a K-12 school system that is top-ranked in the state, general and concierge healthcare options, and an exceptional College of Veterinary Medicine for pet care. Chewacla State Park, just five miles from campus, offers camping, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as swimming and boating opportunities. Auburn’s historical sister town, Opelika, is a fifteen-minute drive and has become known for its eclectic downtown offerings including multiple breweries, boutiques, and hobby shops. The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is only 90 minutes away, with multiple shuttle service options to/from Auburn daily. Birmingham is a similar drive to the north and Montgomery, the state capital, is only 50 minutes to the southwest. Beaches and mountains are only a 3-4 hour drive. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.

Process: Review of application materials will begin July 9, 2021 and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. We will be conducting initial screening interviews over Zoom which will begin later this Summer. To be actively considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a brief cover letter outlining their interest in the position, a curriculum vita, contact information for three references, and a published writing sample. All application materials should be submitted to:

Questions: Contact the Search Committee Chairperson, Jeremy Wolter, with further questions about the position/search process.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer