University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada United States


    January 13, 2022

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Marketing & International Business/ Management Entrepreneurship & Technology, Lee Business School [R0128377] 


Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. 

Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.

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The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


This position will be housed in the Lee Business School, which is among the top 5% of business schools worldwide to hold dual AACSB accreditation for both the overall school and for the accounting programs. Home to approximately 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students and 85 faculty members, the Lee Business School offers five master’s degree programs, including an Executive MBA, and nine undergraduate degree programs. The disciplinary home of this position is currently open: the successful candidate will be housed either in the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) or the Department of Marketing and International Business (MIB).

The MET department is committed to increasing the research profile of the Lee Business School. The department consists of 27 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of Information Systems (IS), Management, and Entrepreneurship. The management and entrepreneurship areas within the MET department consists of 14 full-time faculty members (excluding the Dean), including 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty. Current faculty members in the MET department have published in top management and information systems journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of ManagementOrganization ScienceStrategic Management JournalManagement ScienceJournal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business StudiesMIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems, among others. MET faculty have also published in other reputed journals outside the business discipline, such as in medical informatics (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association) and psychology (Psychological Methods) and have received grants from prestigious US Federal Agencies (e.g., NSF, AHRQ).

The MIB department provides a professional orientation to education with coursework emphasizing both theory and practice of marketing, international business, and operations management and strives to enhance ties between students, faculty, alumni and the business community. The department comprises 14 full-time faculty members, one full-time support staff member and five graduate assistants. There are approximately 200 undergraduates in the marketing program and 70 undergraduates in the international business program. There is also a Marketing concentration in the MBA program. Current MIB faculty members’ scholarly articles appear in highly reputable marketing, international business, and logistics/supply chain journals such as Journal of Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Journal of Macromarketing, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations & Product Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and International Journal of Logistics Management.


The Lee Business School highly values diversity and inclusion among faculty, students, and staff and invites applications from all qualified individuals. 


The MET and MIB departments invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2022. This position is part of the “Entertainment and Media” cluster, which the university recently established as a focal area of research that creates new initiatives that are forward thinking and cutting edge for all aspects of the entertainment industry. The disciplinary home of this position is currently open, but the successful candidate will be housed either in the MET department or the MIB department. The ideal candidate is someone who studies important questions in marketing, operations/supply chain management, and/or organizational behavior/human resource management with some focus on the entertainment and media industries, particularly the film industry as the state of Nevada is welcoming the film industry to Las Vegas and is creating the necessary infrastructure to attract and retain that group.

The new faculty member will conduct research leading to high-quality refereed publications, teach in the various programs offered by the home department, and perform service activities for the home department, school, university, and the profession. Expectations are that the successful candidate will publish on subjects and topics related to the candidate’s discipline in premier disciplinary and business journals, and/or premier journals in related disciplines (e.g., entertainment, film, media, etc.). We also expect that the new faculty member will pursue and receive grants awarded by major federal, state, and other agencies and foundations, particularly on issues and topics related to entertainment, film, and media. The successful candidate will also enhance the department’s teaching capabilities in their respective disciplinary area and will be expected to teach as needed in the various graduate and undergraduate programs offered by the home department. Full lists of the various programs offered by the two departments are available at and, respectively. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses a semester.


Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy, all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request.  All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage.  


This position requires: (1) a Ph.D. in marketing, operations/supply chain management, organizational behavior/human resources management, or a related field from an AACSB-accredited business school and (2) a strong research portfolio or pipeline as evidenced by publications (or advanced stages of revision) in premier journals, and/or a successful history of receiving/submitting grants from noted federal or state agencies, and/or a substantial research pipeline in premier journals. ABDs may be considered but credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.


Preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching. Preference will also be given to applicants with evidence of collaboration with researchers in creative arts fields and/or business practitioners in entertainment and media industries.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.  


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 14, 2022. Materials should be addressed to Marla Stafford and Richard Gardner, Search Committee Co-Chairs, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0128377” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.


UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.