George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia United States


    April 11, 2023
    May 15, 2023

The George Mason University’s School of Business located in Fairfax, VA invites applications for a Tenure-Line Assistant Professor of Marketing. This is full-time position with benefits. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Responsibilities will include research publications in top-tier academic journals and teaching courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs. The teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy, which specifies an initial load of 9 credits (this typically translates to 3 courses/year) for candidates with fresh PhDs. Additional responsibilities include service to the Marketing Area, the School of Business, the University, the profession, and interfacing with the business community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. or equivalent from an AACSB-accredited school in Marketing or closely related field;
  • Potential to publish in top-tier academic journals;
  • Evidence of potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; and
  • Good citizenship in terms of service is critical, as is the ability to work well with colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with research interests related to issues in quantitative marketing, marketing strategy, and/or analytical modeling. Experience with or interest in developing and teaching courses in Digital Marketing and/or Marketing Analytics is strongly preferred.

About the Marketing Area:

The Marketing Area is a vibrant, ambitious and collegial community that highly values excellence in research, teaching, and service. We currently have ten tenure-track faculty members in the area (please see for more details). Our Area conducts managerially relevant research using a variety of methodologies. The Marketing Area faculty have published in many of the premier journals including Journal of Marketing ResearchJournal of MarketingMarketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research,Journal of the Academy of Marketing ScienceManagement Science,Journal of RetailingInternational Journal of Research in MarketingManufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management,Journal of Operations Management, and Academy of Management Journal, as well as many other top journals. Our faculty have many diverse teaching interests.

The Area seeks to continue developing innovative courses in all aspects of marketing. The Marketing Area teaching faculty have won awards within the School, at the University and in outside organizations for excellence in teaching and contributions to teaching. Within the Area, the School and the University, there are opportunities to develop teaching skills and use new methodologies and approaches. The School also encourages external grant seeking and provides resources/support for faculty for grant applications.

About The School of Business:

The George Mason University School of Business develops career-ready graduates through interdisciplinary academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, and innovative business partnerships. As one of the nation’s top research universities, Mason holds an R1 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education®. The School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Virginia, with over 4500 undergraduate and nearly 700 graduate students. The school is AACSB-Accredited and is the first and only business school in Virginia to earn the endorsement of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), in recognition of its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report ranks Mason No. 1 in Virginia and No. 13 nationally among public institutions for being the most ethnically diverse.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Mason Ad Statement: 
Great Careers Begin at Mason! 

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F644Az at by May 15, 2023; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references with contact information. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. .

Equity Statement: 
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.