University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts United States


    July 31, 2023
    August 27, 2023

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

About the Marketing Department and the Isenberg School of Management (ISOM)

The Marketing Department actively serves the marketing community (e.g., chairing/hosting the Marketing & Public Policy Conference and Doctoral Consortium), and is comprised of award-winning scholars (e.g., DMEF Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, AMA/MSI/H. Paul Root Journal of Marketing Best Paper Award) with publications in a range of areas, such as public policy, privacy, electronic marketing, services, consumer behavior, and business to business.

The Isenberg School of Management offers a wide range of nationally-ranked undergraduate, masters, and PhD degree programs, such as undergraduate business (#22 among publics, #53 overall, Poets & Quants), full-time MBA (#27 among publics, #53 overall, US News & World Report), and online MBA (#2 in US, #5 globally, Financial Times).

Job Summary

Applicants should have research, teaching, and service records sufficient to merit appointment at the appropriate rank. The appointment is expected to begin September 1, 2024. 


  • Ph.D. in marketing or a related field, (expected to be) earned by August 31, 2024.
  • Ideal candidates will have (1) an active research program with demonstrated interest in, and ability to, publish impactful research in top-ranked marketing journals; (2) evidence of, or potential for, teaching excellence at bachelor and/or master’s levels; (3) expertise in multiple research methods, especially math-intensive quantitative methods, machine learning, text mining, natural language processing, and/or use of biometric sensors and eye-tracking; (4) interest in advising and mentoring doctoral students; and (5) the potential to make positive contributions to the marketing department, Isenberg School, and University communities.

Additional Information

Our increasingly diverse student body requires candidates who embrace inclusion, value achievement and integrity, and consistently engage collaboratively with our community. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring those who have been historically under-represented in marketing and business. We strive to help all constituents reach their full potential, creating best-in-practice operations in support of faculty scholarship, fostering excellence in student experiences inside and outside our department.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is invested in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus environment. Please see more information about our efforts at

Application Instructions

Along with the application, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Research statement outlining research interests, accomplishments, and future goals 
  • Teaching statement describing teaching philosophy, relevant experience, and undergraduate and graduate courses you could teach, and may develop 
  • Statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, identifying past experiences and future goals; these contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarships, and/or mentoring, teaching and outreach activities 
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references

The priority deadline for applications is August 27, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.