Villanova University

Vllanova, Pennsylvania United States

Assistant, Associate

    July 04, 2023
    July 28, 2023

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Tenure Track Faculty, Marketing

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Villanova, PA

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Internal/External Applicants

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Position Summary:
The Department of Marketing & Business Law in the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant, advanced assistant, or associate professor position in Marketing with a start date in August 2024. Initial interviews will be conducted virtually beginning in August 2023. No interviews will be held during the Summer AMA Conference. Finalists will be invited to interview on campus.

We seek candidates with demonstrated success in, or high potential for, exemplary teaching in marketing analytics or digital marketing. Capability to support the marketing curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels based on department needs is expected. Teaching loads are competitive.

We seek collegial faculty who are motivated by the pursuit of high-quality scholarly research in any marketing area of study or methodology. Summer support, competitive grants, conference travel, and research assistance are available. Faculty have access to the Center for Marketing and Consumer Insights as well as an on-site behavioral research lab. Our department currently includes three journal editors as well as authors of high-quality publications in outlets including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Advertising and Journal of Consumer Psychology, among others.

Founded in 1922, Villanova School of Business is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. The school includes over 1,700 undergraduate students. In addition to the undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Accounting, the school offers a traditional and online MBA, Executive MBA, and a variety of Masters’ programs. Villanova School of Business is regularly recognized as one of the top undergraduate and graduate programs in the U.S. Recent rankings include the undergraduate program (#14 by Poets & Quants), part-time MBA program (#25 by U.S. News & World Report) and the EMBA program (#10 by CEO Magazine).

Situated in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Villanova University was founded by the Roman Catholic Order of Saint Augustine, and the Augustinian values of truth, community, caring, and leading through service are infused throughout the curriculum in all of our programs. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission; candidates from all religious and faith traditions are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
VSB is committed to both high-quality scholarly research and teaching excellence. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to high-quality publications, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected as assigned. Service is commensurate with rank.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field by August 2024.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Ph.D. by August 2024 with teaching experience in marketing analytics or digital marketing who demonstrates a strong potential for, or demonstrated success in, high-quality research in any marketing area. Someone that can work with other faculty and contribute to a collegial environment.

Special Message to Applicants:
For full consideration for the position, complete applications must be submitted via the VU jobs portal at

Deadline to submit applications is July 28, 2023. Virtual interviews will be conducted in August, after the conclusion of the 2023 Summer AMA conference.

All initial applications are to include:
• Application letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Contact information for 3 references

Applicants may upload available letters of reference to the Letters of Reference section of the application.

For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required. To mail hard copy of transcripts, please send to:

Search Committee
Department of Marketing & Business Law
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
3014 Bartley Hall
Villanova, PA 19085

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For technical assistance, please contact us at 610-519-7900, 610-519-7616, or

Application-related questions may be sent to Dr. Matthew Sarkees, Chair, Department of Marketing & Business Law (

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