University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio United States


    June 09, 2023
    July 14, 2023

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview

The Department of Marketing at the Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati invites applications from qualified individuals for two tenure track, Assistant Professor positions in Marketing. 

The University of Cincinnati is a thriving top-25 research university situated in a city with five Fortune 500 companies. The Lindner College of Business leverages this strength to offer students an environment of academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning. Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati is recognized as one of the Most Beautiful College Campuses (Forbes). As part of a thriving, top-25 research university, the Lindner College of Business delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning in a multi-disciplinary environment. We empower business problem solvers, adding real-world value to students and the communities they serve. The college’s $120 million, 225,000-square-foot facility, opened in Fall 2019, firmly positions Lindner among the nation’s best business schools with high growth potential.

The Department of Marketing has the largest undergraduate major on campus, an online/on-campus Master of Science in Marketing program, as well as a strong Ph.D. program. The Department is known for strong behavioral research, and the tenure-track faculty in the department serve as editors and editorial board members at top journals in the field and have fellow status in ACR, SCP, and APA. Junior faculty have the opportunity to grow in an attractive research environment given the supportive structure for faculty development.  Our department is both collegial and productive, and has a strong commitment to quality research and teaching, demonstrating innovation and commitment vital to student success. We nurture faculty as impactful thought leaders and institution builders, empowering professional development within our collegial, diverse, and vibrant community. 

Cincinnati is a well-connected city with a temperate climate and low cost of living.  Located on the banks of the Ohio River, it has a vibrant downtown, and numerous suburbs all conveniently located within 30 minutes of the University. Cincinnati combines small-town friendliness with all of the advantages of a big city.  It offers a lively downtown district filled with breweries, unique restaurants, events and attractions, including professional sports.  Cincinnati is known as “the cradle of brands” and an Ohio Hub of Consumer Marketing and Innovation. Cincinnati has a thriving arts community including a ballet, opera, art museums, symphony, and theater. 

Essential Functions

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Conduct behavioral research and publish in top academic journals in Marketing.
  • Develop/teach Marketing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, such as but not limited to Marketing Management, International Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and Marketing Ethics. This includes course preparation and curriculum development, delivering course content and leading hands-on exercises.
  • Holding office hours.
  • Grading and preparing assessment materials.
  • Classes may include face-to-face and online versions.  
  • Provide institution-building service to the Department and College (e.g., serve on committees, advise students). 

Minimum Requirements

Prior to effective date of appointment, all of the following are required:

  • a PhD in Marketing, Business, or related field.
  • Candidates who hold a Marketing or Business PhD would be expected to have graduated from an AACSB-International accredited institution.
  • Selected candidate must have a focused and productive research program, demonstrated by at least one publication in Marketing or a related area.
  • At least one other work in progress (e.g., a paper under review at a journal or a working paper in progress but not yet submitted).  
  • Must have experience teaching at least one undergraduate or graduate course in Marketing or a related area (which could have been as a teaching assistant).

Application Process

Please apply online. Applicants should provide:

  • CV
  • Research papers (published and/or working papers), 
  • Three letters of reference.  
  • Reference letters may be submitted as part of the application or submitted to for confidentiality.
  • Statement of research and teaching philosophy. 
  • Please use the Additional Documents feature as needed for these items.

The Search Committee will begin formal review of full applications by July 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted virtually.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact: Dr. Karen Machleit, Professor and Head, Department of Marketing; Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati; 513-556-7102;  For information about our department, please visit

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate’s experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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