University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee United States

Assistant, Associate

    June 01, 2023
    July 23, 2023

The Haslam College of Business seeks applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in Marketing at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level. The chosen candidate will conduct state-of-the art research, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in marketing (three courses per year), and perform service duties as needed. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates from all specialization areas who conduct research with implications for marketing practice will be considered, independent of methodological or theoretical orientation. The position start date is August 1, 2024.

About the Department

Ranked 20th among public U.S. institutions (2023 U.S. News & World Report), the Marketing Department is home to 19 full-time faculty members (12 tenure track and 7 non-tenure track) with diverse areas of specialization. The department’s tenure track faculty have a demonstrated record of success publishing in the field’s premier journals and are highly active and visible in the discipline (e.g., as journal editors, award-winning reviewers, and special interest group leaders). The department is home to a vibrant doctoral program, a newly established Master of Science in Marketing program, and a multi-track undergraduate program that serves students with interests in digital marketing, professional selling, and customer and brand strategy.

About UT Knoxville and the Haslam College of Business

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state’s flagship university with approximately 30,000 students currently enrolled on the main campus in Knoxville. The Haslam College of Business is home to seven academic departments, eight centers and institutes, and a broad array of graduate and executive education programs. In 2023, U.S. News and World report ranked the Haslam College of Business undergraduate program 26 among public institutions and 53 nationally. This same publication ranked the Haslam full-time MBA program 28 among public institutions and 53 nationally. Haslam’s executive education programs have been recognized nationally and internationally, by multiple publications, for program quality and relevance.

Knoxville, nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, has a metropolitan statistical area population of over 850,000 people. This moderate-sized city has a vibrant nightlife that includes numerous theaters and museums, traditional bluegrass music, world-class restaurants, and a downtown market square to name a few examples.  Surrounded by lakes and the Tennessee River, the Knoxville area boasts wonderful year-round water activities, including boating, fishing, and swimming that make for scenic and breathtaking views of the area.  Knoxville is also home to many leading corporations, including Pilot Flying J, Ruby Tuesday, Bush Brothers & Company, Scripps Networks, Regal Cinemas, TVA, and Alcoa.


  • Applicants should have an earned PhD in marketing or a directly related field by the time of appointment.
  • Candidates for Assistant Professor must demonstrate an ability to conduct research publishable in the discipline’s premier journals.
  • Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established research program that includes publications in the discipline’s premier journals. 
  • Candidates at all ranks must have the ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. 

Application Instructions

Only completed applications submitted via Interfolio will receive consideration. All applicants should include a cover letter, research statement, and curriculum vitae. Entry level applicants (i.e., applicants at the Assistant Professor level) must submit three reference letters that should be uploaded along with their cover letter (i.e., the cover letter and reference letters should be uploaded as part of one PDF file). Other applicants should only provide the names and contact information for three professional references at the end of their curriculum vitae (references will not be contacted unless the applicant becomes a finalist for the position). 

Initial review of application materials will occur on July 24, 2023, but the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials by the initial review date to ensure full consideration of their application. 

If you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Stephanie Noble (