University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia United States


    July 08, 2023
    July 25, 2023

The Marketing Department in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Marketing to begin in the 2024-25 academic year. A Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field is required. Applicants may be ABD but must have earned or be on course to complete the Ph.D. by the start date. Preference will be given to candidates with business experience.

The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching a total of five sections of Marketing courses during the Fall and Spring semesters (a 2/3 teaching load for the academic year) including Principles of Marketing and upper-level elective courses. The Marketing Department offers a wide range of elective courses, such as Marketing Research, International Marketing, Digital Marketing, Sales, and Marketing Disruption. Tenure-track Assistant Professors typically have one prep each semester, and Marketing courses have an average class size of 18-22 students. Teaching excellence is very important at the University of Richmond. In addition, faculty are expected to be committed to excellence in academic research. Candidates should offer evidence of teaching effectiveness and exhibit a strong record and/or promise of scholarly achievement, as evidenced by articles published, forthcoming, or in advanced stages of review at high-quality academic journals, and presentations at conferences. 

The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see The Marketing Department is known for its commitment to students and teaching, cutting-edge research published in top journals, strong ties with marketing practitioners, and high-impact service to the university and the profession.

To apply, please submit the following materials online at (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) teaching statement, (d) research statement, (e) evidence of teaching excellence, and (f) names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, interests, and future goals. Evidence of teaching excellence can include numerical course evaluations of courses taught and a relevant comparison group. For full consideration, applicants should specify in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to the university’s goals of developing and supporting an inclusive campus community. Review of applications will commence July 26, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.