Assumption University

Worcester, Massachusetts United States


    October 17, 2023
Assistant Professor of Marketing

About Assumption University:

Assumption University is a comprehensive, private Catholic liberal arts institution with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students.  
An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages people of color and others from underrepresented groups to apply.  
The University is in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England’s second largest city that “combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city.”  

Job Description:

The Marketing and Organizational Communication Department of the Grenon School of Business seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Marketing, beginning August 2024. All candidates are expected to show a commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching and mentoring, research, and service.

The position will be primarily focused on supporting our Sales Concentration, with teaching responsibilities including Professional Selling, Sales Management, Business to Business Marketing, and potentially Digital Sales or Services Marketing. The successful applicant will also support the Marketing major and concentrations through curriculum development and may be asked to teach core courses such as Principles of Marketing. There may also be the opportunity to teach in the graduate programs. The standard teaching load is seven courses per academic year.


A doctorate is required, Ph.D. or DBA preferred, from a regionally accredited institution.

The ideal candidate will have undergraduate teaching experience in sales and a demonstrated track record of or potential for scholarship and publication. The ideal candidate will also have experience working in sales.

Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University.

Additional Information:

Assumption University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

A choice of 5 different pre-taxed, health insurance plan options

  • A 403(b), with up to a 9% employer match
  • Life insurance up to 2x the annual salary
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Parental Leave coverage
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Vacation days accrued per year 
  • Sick days accrued per year 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Remote Work Policy for those positions that support it
  • Christmas Break week in between Christmas and New Years off with pay
  • Easter Break off with pay
  • “Thank you – Fridays” off with pay in June and July
  • Tuition remission for self, spouse, and dependent children
  • and more…

Application Instructions:

To apply, submit (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vita, and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy. In the cover letter, we invite candidates to describe their experiences working with a diverse student body. Candidates are also asked to provide names and contact information for three references who can attest to the applicant’s teaching and research experience and qualifications. Finalists will also be asked to provide official transcripts of academic work from their highest degree-granting institution.

References will be contacted and provided with a secure link for uploading the reference letter. Materials should be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at We will begin review of materials in earnest on October 10, 2023. Please direct any inquiries to Dr. Bridget Leonard, department chair and search committee chair, at