Penn State Abington

Abington, Pennsylvania United States


    October 17, 2022
    November 14, 2022

Assistant Professor of Marketing

The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marketing within the growing portfolio of business degree programs. Candidates must have an earned doctorate (or an earned doctorate by the date of appointment) in Marketing or a closely related field and evidence of an active and focused research program.

The candidate will teach three courses each semester: two courses in-residence at Penn State Abington for its Business degree programs (in-person) and one course online for Penn State’s World Campus BSBIC program. The successful candidate should be able to teach introductory and advanced courses in Marketing that could include, but are not limited to, Marketing Analytics, Digital Marketing, Global Marketing, Intermediate and Social Media Marketing, and Advertising & Sales Promotion Management. The faculty member will have advising responsibilities and be expected to contribute to the college community through service activities. Opportunities for professional development and promotion are available and will be supported. Opportunities to collaborate with and pursue funding alongside colleagues at Abington and other Penn State campuses are available and encouraged.

A commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, both inside and outside the classroom, is also essential. Candidates who have experience teaching both lower-level and upper-division courses in their area of expertise are preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse student populations and demonstrate interest in facilitating student/faculty research and mentoring.

The administration at Penn State Abington is committed to the development of faculty scholarship. The college has an established undergraduate research participant pool as well as several shared lab spaces and strong community partnerships. Internal funding is available for research purposes as well as faculty and student conference travel. Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically diverse students, first-generation college students, students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and a significant international student population.

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Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 15, 2022 with applications accepted until the position is filled.

This position requires successful completion of standard background checks in accordance with University policies.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference. Application materials (except letters of reference) must be submitted online through Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Letters of reference and inquiries about the search can be sent to Dr. Salar Ghahramani, ( and Professor Thomas Stone (, Chairpersons of the Search Committee. The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia. For more information about the college, visit our website at:

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