California State University, Fullerton

United States


    February 26, 2023

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Job no: 516235
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty – Business/Management

Department of Marketing
College of Business and Economics
Assistant Professor
Fall 2023

The Department of Marketing at California State University, Fullerton invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2023. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Marketing or related field by the starting date (no later than August 2023). Successful candidates will be expected to take a leadership role in their area of expertise; generating a focused stream of scholarly research in A and B level marketing journals as well as developing and teaching courses in this area. Evidence of good teaching and relevant industry experience is advantageous. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching background in Marketing Strategy and/or Services Marketing.

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. CSUF is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

CSUF faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area(s) of specialization. Specific courses that this person will teach include Marketing Strategy and/or Services Marketing. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship/creative work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field; ABDs are encouraged to apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the time of appointment.
  • Research potential, as evidenced by journal publications and a well-defined research agenda for sustained publications in high-quality journals.
  • University-level teaching experience with evidence of high-quality teaching, knowledge of high impact teaching methods and assessment.
  • Readiness to advise and mentor a culturally diverse student body.
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of students, faculty, and staff.

A complete on‐line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit, choose full-time faculty, search for position #516235, and provide the following required materials: 

  • cover letter in which you respond to the required qualifications
  • curriculum vitae
  • research statement
  •  teaching statement
  • candidate statement on commitment to inclusive excellence 
    • This statement provides the candidate’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. The purpose of this statement is to help the department identify candidates who have professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas.
  • a list of three references with relevant contact information
    • Finalists be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. At the appropriate time in the search process, they will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into your applicant portal. 

Finalists will be asked to have each of their three referents submit a letter of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to submit should you move forward to this phase of the search. 

Please direct all questions about the position to: Yuna Kim at or call 657‐278‐4710.

Application Deadline
To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by February 28, 2023. Applicants advancing to the next phase of the search process will be invited for interviews via Zoom. The anticipated appointment date is August 17, 2023.

The College and Department
CSUF’s College of Business and Economics is one of the five largest AACSB accredited business schools in the United States and the largest on the West Coast. There are more than 8,500 students and over 150 full-time faculty members in the College, with 95% holding doctorate degrees. Our faculty come from some of the best research schools in the U.S. and have published in virtually all A-level Marketing and Business Journals. The College offers comprehensive undergraduate programs as well as Part-Time and Fully-Employed MBA programs. Our state-of-the-art building houses all College faculty offices, programs, Centers of Excellence, MBA programs, and classrooms. For more information about the college, please go to

The Marketing Department prepares students to be marketing leaders by developing a fundamental understanding of marketing functions and mastering the necessary skill sets. We bring state-of-the-art concepts and practices to the classroom, including the use of cutting-edge technology for design, research, analysis, and customer service. Students can focus on areas such as digital marketing, marketing analytics, social media marketing, advertising and promotions, services marketing, brand management, sales, and marketing strategy.

We help students find entry level marketing positions through our own career fairs, networking events, client projects, internships, and connections with alumnae. Additionally, all marketing students develop a professional portfolio that they can take to interviews. In the past, our students have found jobs in companies such as Google, Amazon, MTV, Verizon, and Enterprise. They have also been placed in local businesses and many have been successful entrepreneurs. For more information, please go to

Additional Information

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). Anticipated hiring range is $9,312 to $9,506 per month. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self‐disclose.

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator (

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.

Advertised: Jul 14, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled