Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois United States

Assistant, Associate

    June 15, 2023
    July 23, 2023

Illinois State University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

The Department of Marketing in the College of Business at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Marketing professor position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin August 16, 2024. Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. degree in Marketing or closely related field by the position start date from an AACSB accredited business school. A.B.D.’s will be considered. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law. Salary is competitive and based on qualifications and experience.

This search is open for applicants from any area of marketing. We seek candidates who are highly qualified and motivated to teach Advanced Marketing Analytics and Integrated Marketing Communication courses, as well as other courses to support the Department of Marketing as necessary.

The successful candidate will (1) engage in curriculum development that incorporates critical thinking and experiential learning and produces high levels of student engagement, (2) develop a scholarly record of publication in high quality journals, (3) work collaboratively as a contributing member of a faculty team, (4) have a strong interest in continuing to develop the marketing program through interaction and engagement with industry professionals, and (5) have professional marketing experience.

The Department of Marketing is positioned within the College of Business, which has undergraduate and graduate programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The business school is housed in the 118,000 square foot, state-of-the-art State Farm Hall of Business. The Department offers a marketing degree with sequences in Advanced Marketing Analytics, Integrated Marketing Communication, Professional Sales, and General Marketing to nearly 850 undergraduate students, and marketing courses to a full complement of graduate students in the M.B.A. and Business Analytics Graduate Certificate programs. In addition, in fall 2023 we are inaugurating a new STEM- designated Master of Science in Marketing Analytics degree program, as well as an accelerated Marketing Analytics sequence and 4+1 program. The Department includes 32 tenured, tenure track and non-tenure track faculty (with 17 PhD’s/D.B.A.’s).

Illinois State University is a student-centered, comprehensive institution with 18,055 undergraduate students and 2,628 graduate students. Illinois State University was recently ranked one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (placing 112 in the country). The University is located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, a progressive central Illinois community of about 132,000, with ready access to business centers in Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. Normal has recently been recognized as one of the Top 3 Small College Towns in America and Bloomington is cited by as one of the Best Places to Live in the United States. The community is home to State Farm Insurance, COUNTRY Financial and the Rivian electric vehicle manufacturing center.

Illinois State University is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply.

To assure full consideration, please complete an online faculty employment application by Monday, July 24, 2023. Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

You will find a direct link to the application for Posting Number 516959 at Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing (

Along with your application, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of three references with contact information. Please direct questions to Dr. Horace Melton at

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.