California State University, Fullerton

United States


    June 30, 2023
    July 27, 2023

Department of Marketing
College of Business and Economics
Assistant Professor
Fall 2024

The Department of Marketing at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marketing with an appointment to begin Fall 2024 term. 

The Department of Marketing at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2024. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field by the starting date (no later than August 2024). Successful candidates will be expected to take a leadership role in their areas of expertise, generating scholarly research in A and B-level marketing journals and developing and teaching courses in these areas. Evidence of strong teaching and scholarship and a desire to be an active member of the College, University, and regional community is advantageous. Preference may be given to candidates with research and teaching backgrounds in Sales or Marketing Analytics, though candidates with research interests in other areas of marketing are encouraged to apply. 

CSUF faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline and the development of courses in their area(s) of specialization. Specific courses this person may teach include Sales, Marketing Analytics, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy, and related courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. This person will also be responsible for engaging in scholarship, teaching, and service commitments commensurate with the Departmental requirements for tenure and in line with participation in the broader university and disciplinary communities. 

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Business with an emphasis in Marketing or a related field; ABDs are encouraged to apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the time of appointment.
Research potential, as evidenced by journal publications and a well-defined research agenda for sustained publications in high-quality journals.
University-level teaching experience with evidence of high-quality teaching, knowledge of high-impact teaching methods and assessment.
Readiness to advise and mentor a culturally diverse student body.
Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of students, faculty, and staff.
Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues.
Willingness and ability to balance excellent teaching and scholarship with service activities. 

A complete online application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit, choose full-time faculty, search for the position REQ#528973, and provide the following required materials:
Application cover letter in which you respond to the required qualifications and explain your interest in the Marketing Department and CSUF.
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Candidate Statement on Commitment to Inclusive Excellence This statement provides the candidate’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. This statement aims to help the department identify candidates with professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas. The statement shall address one or more of the following criteria: 

  1. The candidate has acquired knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education.
  2. The candidate has experience in and is committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations in higher education.
  3. The candidate has experience in and is committed to teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education environment.
  4. The candidate has experience integrating underrepresented populations and communities into scholarly and creative activities.

A list of three references with relevant contact information Finalists will be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. At the appropriate time in the search process, they will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into your applicant portal.

Please direct all questions about the position to Matt Lancellotti at

Application Deadline
To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by July 27, 2023. The anticipated appointment date is August 15, 2024. 

The College and Department
CSUF’s College of Business and Economics (CBE) is one of the five largest AACSB-accredited business schools in the United States and the largest on the West Coast. There are over 8,500 students and over 150 full-time faculty members in the College, with 95% holding doctorate degrees. Our faculty come from some of the best research schools in the U.S. and have published in virtually all A-level Marketing and Business Journals. The College offers comprehensive undergraduate programs and Part-Time and Fully-Employed MBA programs. Our new state-of-the-art building houses all College faculty offices, programs, Centers of Excellence, MBA programs, and classrooms. A majority of courses are taught in-person at the main Fullerton campus, though the Department and CBE are continually developing new hybrid and fully online courses, which will represent 20% to 30% of courses offered within the next few years. For more information about the college, please go to

Additional Information
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool. 

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving institution, affirmative action, and equal opportunity employer. CSUF is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. 

CSUF is committed to retaining all faculty and has established affinity groups you can join to support your success. 

The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated hiring range is $9,312 to $9,506 per month. 

Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from paying its employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or another race or ethnicity for substantially similar work ( 

Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. 

CSUF Benefits
An excellent comprehensive benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system and optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit

CBE faculty generally receive annual research and/or conference funding to support their scholarship and/or teaching efforts and course reductions in future terms based on scholarship productivity, service, and other factors. 

CSU Policies
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. 

Notice of Non-Discrimination based on Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator ( 

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. It requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California. 

To apply, visit California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.