University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio United States


    July 11, 2022

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

About Department

The Department of Marketing is known for its strong behavioral research. The University of Cincinnati is a thriving top-25 research university situated in a city with eight Fortune 500 companies. The Lindner College of Business leverages this strength to offer students an environment of academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning.  The UC Marketing Department will play a strong role in the University’s “Next Lives Here” strategic plan and the Digital Futures and Innovation District initiatives. The Department of Marketing has the largest undergraduate major on campus, an online/on-campus Master of Science in Marketing program, as well as a strong Ph.D. program. The tenure-track faculty in the department serve as editors and editorial board members at top journals in the field and have fellow status in ACR, SCP, and APA. Junior faculty have the opportunity to grow in an attractive research environment given the supportive structure for faculty development.  Our department is both collegial and productive, and has a strong commitment to quality research and teaching.

Cincinnati is a well-connected city with a temperate climate and low cost of living.  Located on the banks of the Ohio River, it has a vibrant downtown, and numerous suburbs all conveniently located within 30 minutes of the University. Cincinnati combines small-town friendliness with all of the advantages of a big city.  It offers a lively downtown district filled with breweries, unique restaurants, events and attractions, including professional sports.  Cincinnati is known as “the cradle of brands” and an Ohio Hub of Consumer Marketing and Innovation. The University is strategically located in a diverse business environment that includes more Fortune 500 companies per capita than New York, Los Angeles, Boston, or Chicago.  It also has a thriving arts community including a ballet, opera, art museums, symphony, and theater.  

Job Overview

The Department of Marketing at the Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position in Marketing.

Essential Functions

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Conduct behavioral research, related to digital contexts or otherwise, and publish in top academic journals in Marketing.
  • In addition, the faculty member will develop/teach Marketing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide institution-building service to the Department and College (e.g., serve on committees, advise students). 

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum requirements are a PhD in Marketing, Business, or a related field. 
  • Candidates who hold a Marketing or Business PhD would be expected to have graduated from an AACSB-International accredited institution. 
  • Candidates are expected to have earned their degree prior to the effective date of appointment, August 15, 2023. 
  • Selected candidate must have a focused and productive research program, demonstrated by at least one publication in Marketing or a related area and at least one other work in progress (e.g., a paper under review at a journal or a working paper in progress but not yet submitted).
  •  In addition, must have experience teaching at least one undergraduate or graduate course in Marketing or a related area (which could have been as a teaching assistant).

Application Process

  • Applicants should provide a CV, research papers (published and/or working papers), three letters of reference, and a statement of research and teaching philosophy.
  • For all faculty hires, official academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
  • Electronic submissions are required via the website. 
  • The Search Committee will begin formal review of full applications by July 15 and continue until the position is filled. 
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted virtually.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact: Dr. Karen Machleit, Professor and Head, Department of Marketing; Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati; 513-556-7102;  For information about our department, please visit 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate’s experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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