Working Title
Marketing Assistant Professor

Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

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The College of Business at Colorado State University is an AACSB-accredited business school with a mission of using business for a better world. The College serves more than 2,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students in on-campus and online programs, including its Online MBA recognized as the No. 1 MBA in Colorado, No. 9 nationally and No. 16 worldwide for employability. As one of five academic departments within the College, the Department of Marketing currently has 10 full-time tenure-track faculty and five special appointment faculty focused on instruction. Marketing faculty are known for developing immersive educational experiences and delivering cutting-edge research in areas ranging from branding, data privacy, CRM, to sales and marketing strategy. The marketing department also supports a behavioral research lab, as well as two centers of excellence – the Center for Marketing and Social Impact and the Sales Center. Visit learn more

The College encompasses a purpose-driven community that consistently seeks to transform lives through business education, scholarly research and community engagement, ultimately using business to create a better world. Visit to learn more 

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

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Position Summary

College of Business at Colorado State University seeks applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Marketing.

The anticipated start date is August, 2023. Salary will be competitive, based upon credentials and experience.
Both and advanced assistant professors are encouraged to apply (ABD candidates are expected to have successfully defended Ph.D. before the starting date).

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications
Successful candidates must demonstrate evidence and/or potential for a) developing an impactful research program, b) publishing in top journals in marketing (e.g., Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science), and c) effectively teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

Preferred Job Qualifications
Additionally, preferred candidates will have research programs that are aligned with the College of Business’ overall mission of Business for a Better World (B4BW), and can further the reputation of the Department and the College around this mission.

Finally, preferred candidates will have an expressed commitment to the mission and goals of the College and Department as reflected in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants

An application packet will consist of:

  1. A cover letter indicating interest in the position at Colorado State University along with a description of the applicant’s ability to meet the position’s required and preferred qualifications;
  2. A vita;
  3. Evidence/samples of recent research publications or working papers (multiple research samples should be combined into a single file); 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and
  4. Three letters of recommendation. A letter will be requested from each reference as soon as you apply. They will receive an email from the system with a link to upload their letter. All three letters must be received by September 25 to receive full consideration.

For full consideration, applications need to be submitted no later than 11:59pm MST August 28, 2022.
Please direct inquiries to Jonathan Z. Zhang, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Inquiries will be treated confidentially. Application materials of finalist candidates will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Marketing

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected].

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact
Jonathan Z . Zhang [email protected]