University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, Illinois United States


    February 05, 2023

Postdoctoral Associate in Marketing – Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

The Department of Business Administration (BADM) at the Gies College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana‐Champaign has an opening for a postdoctoral associate position designed to assist faculty in the department to conduct world‐class research on quantitative marketing.

The postdoctoral position is a one‐year appointment, contingent on funding, expected to begin in August 2023. Renewal for a second year may occur depending on available funding and performance at or above expectations. Successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in marketing or related business fields (e.g., Information Systems, Operations Management) before beginning the position. We also welcome candidates from other fields who intend to move to quantitative marketing, and such fields may include but are not limited to Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering. The selected postdoctoral associate will work with Gies marketing faculty on research projects, advance their own research initiatives, supervise research assistants, and teach in the Gies College of Business.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2022, the Gies iMBA program was named “MBA Program of the Year” by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning. Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice – to make the world a better place. Gies Business is committed to being a model for a diverse, equitable and inclusive community, being actively anti‐racist, helping the next generation of business leaders do the same, and engaging the public and our corporate partners in these efforts. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.

The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain). Additional information about the Department may be found here.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Applications must include:

A cover‐letter
A curriculum vitae (CV)
A 2‐3 page research statement demonstrating research interest relevant to the position Examples of two relevant research papers, including publications, working papers, or dissertation chapters
Brief statement of teaching interests and experience
Names and contact information for three professional references.

Please submit your application materials to business‐