Concordia University



    June 08, 2023
    July 28, 2023

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

Job title: Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing
Position codes: 20_T_MARK_M
Date posted: June 6, 2023 [Updated July 19, 2023]
Application deadline: July 28, 2023
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. The department is seeking colleagues trained in quantitative research methods, such as empirical and/or analytical modeling techniques. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the institution. 

Qualifications and assets

Candidates must have completed their PhD or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  

Candidates are encouraged to share any career interruptions or personal circumstances that may have had an impact on their career goals in their letter of application. These will be carefully considered in the assessment process. The Department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic functions of the university, proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, including reading and grading student work in French, is an asset.          

How to apply

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements: 

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada 


No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Applications should consist of:

  • a cover letter that should include (but is not limited to)
    • the title and code associated with this position (20_T_MARK_M), and a statement of citizenship
    • a summary of research accomplishments and interests, teaching experience and/or interests, and service/volunteer experience
    • a brief statement of inclusion (as requested in the paragraph below)
  • a detailed curriculum vitae
  • a research statement
  • a teaching statement 
  • three letters of reference (these may be included as part of the application package, or may be submitted separately by the letter writers, to ensure confidentiality)
  • recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • sample(s) of research papers

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society. 

Possible examples to demonstrate a diverse experience may include, but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Applications must be submitted electronically to Dr. Darlene Walsh, Chair, Department of Marketing, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, at by July 28, 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2024. 

Adaptive measures

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Anna Barrafato, Accessibility Change Lead: or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 3511.