University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin United States

Associate, Full, Department Chair

    September 27, 2021
    October 21, 2021

Job Description

Working Title: Professor and Department Chair for Marketing


Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. in Marketing or related field is required. An interest in teaching Managerial Marketing courses (Channels, Business-to-business, High Tech Product Marketing, and Strategy) is desirable.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Well qualified applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top tier journals and will have demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching.

Candidates for tenure rank will possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

Position Summary:

The Marketing Department in the Wisconsin School of Business seeks a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment starting Fall 2022, or later, who would serve one and possibly more terms as Marketing Department Chair upon arrival. Applicants should have demonstrated or suggested capabilities for leadership consistent with a department chair role. Candidates at the rank of Professor or advanced Associate Professor are invited.

The position would be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Marketing and related fields at the Wisconsin School of Business, conducting scholarly research and performing department chair duties.

The Marketing department is rated among the top programs in the country for research productivity. The department has strong undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs. The department includes the A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Analytics & Insights, a nationally prominent center that trains master students in this area. The department also houses the Center for Brand and Product Management, a center designed to give students outstanding training for jobs in brand and product management at leading companies throughout the world. We are also proud to be part of a great university with excellent resources available to both faculty and students. The Wisconsin School of Business offers degrees in Marketing at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD level. The School currently enrolls approximately 2,800 undergraduates, 400 masters, and 80 PhD students.

Principal duties:

Principal Department Chair duties:

In general, acts as the executive of the department. Among more specific duties, serves as the official channel of communications for all matters affecting the department as a whole, between the department, the dean, and other departments or university officials. Calls meetings of the departmental faculty and staff, and of the executive committee, and presides over the meetings. Determines that all necessary records of teaching, research and public service of the department are developed, properly kept, and submitted to the proper authorities. Reports to the dean regarding the activities and needs of the department.

Principal Faculty duties:
– Create and maintain a strong program of research
– Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the Wisconsin School of Business. – Department, School, and University service is expected as appropriate

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

Employee class: Faculty
Department(s): WSB/Marketing
Full time salary rate: Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: August 22, 2022
Number of positions: 1

Department Contact:
Azza Keuntjes
975 University Ave 4250g
Grainger Hall Madison, WI 53706-1324

Phone: 608-262-1554
Phone TTY: 608-263-2473
Fax: NA


Please click on “Apply Now” to begin the application process. You will be asked to submit:
a) full curriculum vitae and
b) 1-page statement addressing both evidence of leadership capabilities and personal/professional experience (if any) with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

All materials should be submitted electronically in a single pdf document.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 21, 2021. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

To ensure consideration, application must be received by: October 21, 2021

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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