George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia United States


    August 10, 2023
    August 23, 2023

The George Mason University’s School of Business located in Fairfax, VA invites applications for a Tenure-Line Assistant Professor of Marketing starting Fall 2024. Both new PhD and more senior candidates (with three plus years of Assistant Professor experience) will be considered . This is full-time position with benefits. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason is the most diverse public university in Virginia and 12th nationally, based on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges list. Washington, D.C. is ranked the 30th most racially and ethnically diverse city nationally amongst cities with a population of at least 300,000 people according to the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Diversity Ranking.


Responsibilities will include research publications in top-tier academic journals and teaching courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs. The teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy, which specifies an initial load of 9 credits (this typically translates to 3 courses/year) for candidates with fresh PhDs. Additional responsibilities include service to the Marketing Area, the School of Business, the University, the profession, and interfacing with the business community.

Information About Our Program Offerings:

Undergraduate Program Offerings:

  • Marketing Concentration
  • Business Analytics Concentration
  • Marketing Minor
  • Business Analytics Minor

Graduate Program Offerings:

  • PhD
  • MBA
  • MS in Business Analytics
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited school in Marketing or closely related field prior to the start date. (For doctoral students, there must be clear evidence of the ability to complete degree by the Fall semester start date in 2024);
  • Potential to publish in in top-tier marketing academic journals;
  • Potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. For candidates with teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness is required; and
  • Good citizenship and the ability to work well with colleagues are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants with research interests related to issues in quantitative marketing, marketing strategy, and/or analytical modeling;
  • Applicants with demonstrable competence in data analysis using machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing; and
  • Prior teaching experience with or interest in teaching and developing courses in Marketing Analytics and related analytics coursework.

Marketing Area:

The Marketing Area is a vibrant, ambitious and collegial community that highly values excellence in research, teaching, and service. We currently have eleven full-time faculty (tenure-line and term) in the area (please see for more details).

Our Area conducts managerially relevant research using a variety of methodologies. The Marketing Area faculty have published in many of the premier journals including Journal of Marketing ResearchJournal of MarketingMarketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, and Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, as well as many other top journals. Our faculty have many diverse teaching interests. The Marketing Area faculty have won awards within the School, at the University, and in outside organizations for excellence in research and teaching.

The School of Business:

The George Mason University School of Business develops career-ready graduates through interdisciplinary academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, and innovative business partnerships. As one of the nation’s top research universities, Mason holds an R1 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education®. The School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Virginia, with over 4500 undergraduate and nearly 700 graduate students. The school is AACSB-Accredited and is the first and only business school in Virginia to earn the endorsement of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), in recognition of its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report ranks Mason No. 1 in Virginia and No. 13 nationally among public institutions for being the most ethnically diverse.

George Mason University:

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., Mason provides students with access to diverse cultural experiences and the most sought-after internships and employers in the country. Mason offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and information technology, business, organizational psychology, health care, and visual and performing arts. With Mason professors conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as climate change, public policy, and the biosciences, George Mason University is a leading example of the modern, public university.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Mason Ad Statement: 
Great Careers Begin at Mason! 

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8571z at by August 23, 2023; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references with contact information. The area highly encourages applicants to also upload their job talk paper and letters of reference(s) (to be uploaded in field labeled ‘Other Doc’). We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equity Statement: 
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.