University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, Nevada United States

Assistant, Advanced Assistant

    February 25, 2023

Assistant Professor, Marketing

University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus
Full time

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. 

Job Description

The Marketing Department at the University of Nevada, Reno is hiring an Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. This position will be responsible for conducting research and teaching courses related to Marketing. Successful candidates will have a record of or potential to publish research in quality peer-reviewed journals. Hiring is subject to budgetary approval.  

The department seeks candidates interested in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Digital Marketing (and related subjects), Sales Management, or Strategic Marketing. Industry experience in the aforementioned fields is valued. There may be opportunities to teach other courses, depending on department needs.

Nevada has a high percentage of first-generation students and a large population of traditionally under-represented groups. The department particularly values candidates who will further our efforts to support a diverse academic community.

Additionally, the position requires contributions to the mission of the university by providing service and other shared governance activities and by facilitating connections with the regional business community.

Required Qualifications

This position requires a Ph.D. in Marketing or related field from an accredited institution. If the degree is from a business school, the school should be accredited by AACSB or equivalent.

Candidates who are A.B.D. must have completed their Ph.D. by the time of the appointment.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching Marketing courses, and have a great potential for research.

Compensation Rank

Assistant Professor, II

Salary is based on related education and experience, internal equity, and budgets. Starting salary is AACSB competitive for tenure-track positions in Marketing.

To view salary schedules, please visit: Salary Schedules

Remarkable Retirement

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University.  With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. 

Perks of working at UNR 

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance, and long-term disability – Faculty Benefits 
  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
  • No state income tax


The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.  Faculty Grant-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The Marketing Department includes 11 full-time faculty who teach in the Marketing BS, MBA, and Executive MBA programs. Faculty also teach in the Business Analytics Minor and the new Supply Chain and Transportation Management Minor, both of which are based in the Marketing Department. Marketing is the largest major in the College, and Business Analytics is the largest minor in the College. For more information please visit:

Contact Information

Search Chair- Ron Lembke,

Search Coordinator- Tatiana Vanina,


Full-Time Equivalent100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at

Please attach the following attachments to your application

1)  Resume/Vita

2)  Cover letter describing your interest in this position

3) Contact information for three professional references

4)  Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness

5)  Statement of research philosophy and copies of representative research paper(s)

6) Brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

The initial review of applications will begin in March, 2023.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made. No applications will be accepted via regular mail or email. Hiring is contingent upon availability of funding.  

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.