Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California United States

Assistant, Associate, Full

    November 27, 2022

The Department of Marketing and Business Law of the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

A Ph.D. or DBA in Marketing or a related area (conferred by August 2023 at latest) is required, along with evidence of research and teaching excellence in the area of marketing. Teaching and research interests in a secondary area within the marketing discipline are also encouraged, especially in the areas of technology and innovation, sales, new product development, supply chain, entertainment and sports, and marketing management.

Evidence of research (40%) and teaching excellence (40%) are critical. The ideal candidate will demonstrate interest and potential to engage in collaborative and inter-disciplinary research and teaching. The appointment involves teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior teaching and industry experiences are appreciated, but not required. The candidate will be expected to engage in service activities (20%), and is encouraged to develop and nurture industry connections. Opportunities exist for summer research grants, additional teaching income, and research/conference travel.

We seek applicants who share our commitment to our mission, principles, and the Sustainable Development Goals, including diversity, equity, and inclusion. The mission of the College of Business Administration is to advance knowledge and develop business leaders with moral courage and creative confidence to be a force for good in the global community. Our college is a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education.

The Marketing department is interdisciplinary, with faculty members spanning various areas of marketing research and teaching. We are a collaborative and inclusive group of scholars who often work together in multiple capacities and are committed to an environment that embraces a variety of research topics and methodological approaches.

LMU’s Marketing Department is known for its close proximity and connections to the thriving Playa Vista creative and tech community in Los Angeles, as well as faculty that are collegial, active in research and service to the discipline, and highly innovative in course and curriculum development. To remain at the forefront of curriculum development, the Marketing Department has recently created four Marketing Curriculum ‘Pathways,’ at the undergraduate level in order to more closely align course content with student and industry needs.

The four Marketing Curriculum Pathways are:

1) Applied Learning in Societal Transformation (A-LIST);

2) Congruity Of INterests (COIN);

3) Marketing Analytics (MA);

4) Advertising, branding and new media (M-School)

Please visit (https://admission.lmu.edu/about/academics/majors/marketing/) for more information about the major.

At LMU, we strive to provide a supportive environment for faculty to conduct interesting and relevant scholarly research that makes significant contributions to the marketing field, as well as facilitating the creation of new course content and excellence in the classroom. Consistent with our mission, LMU has a strong commitment to educational excellence. In recognition of this commitment, classes at LMU are rarely larger than 29 students in size and are usually smaller. Salaries are market competitive, and financial support is available for research and conference travel. 

Loyola Marymount University strives to provide an environment that encourages the search for truth and freedom of inquiry. The University recognizes the important contribution a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff makes towards the advancement of its goals and ideals.

Position available: August 2023

Application priority date: November 14th, 2022 Applications received by the priority date will be given full consideration; applications received after the priority date may or may not be considered.

Salary: Competitive

Applicants must apply online. Complete applications must include: (1) Letter of application, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Research sample, and (4) Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., statement of teaching philosophy and evaluations), (5) research statement, and (6) Finalists will be asked to provide three confidential letters of reference and evidence of degree/certificates. In their application materials, candidates are encouraged to highlight how Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Justice plays a role in your teaching, research, and service.

For inquiries, please contact the Department at mrktblaw@lmu.edu

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state, and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply, including Women, persons of color, LGBTQIA+ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at https://resources.lmu.edu/officeofinterculturalaffairs/.