Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut United States


    November 30, 2023

The Department of Marketing at Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Dolan School of Business to begin Fall 2024. Candidates must have completed or be in the process of completing a PhD or DBA in Marketing before the start date of the position. In addition, candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and a demonstrated ability to publish high-quality marketing research in peer reviewed journals. The appointment requires teaching classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching assignments may include teaching day, evening, face-to-face, hybrid, online, and/or Saturday classes, as needed. The faculty member may teach at Fairfield and/or Bridgeport campus. Strong applicants should be versatile, with an ability to teach a variety of marketing courses, and should show a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom. Candidates with an expertise in Marketing Analytics and/or Marketing Modeling are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Subject to final budget approval, review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Only complete files will be reviewed by the search committee. For full consideration, please click “Apply Now” and upload the following materials:
(i) cover letter,
(ii) curriculum vitae,
(iii) research sample,
(iv) teaching philosophy,
(v) teaching evaluations, and
(vi) three letters of recommendation from qualified reviewers.

Note: If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, please combine them into 5 or less documents, or submit additional documents to marketingsearch@fairfield.edu.

About Fairfield University

Fairfield University, founded in 1942, is a Catholic Jesuit institution, located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City along Long Island Sound. The University’s 200-acre campus includes five College and Professional Schools that enroll approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 1,300 graduate students. The Dolan School of Business educates approximately one-third of the University’s undergraduate as well as graduate students.

The Dolan School of Business, is AACSB International accredited and ranked #9 on Money Magazine’s “Best colleges for Business Majors” and #3 on Niche’s “Best Colleges for Business in Connecticut”. The Marketing Program is ranked #23 as “Best Undergraduate Business Program in Marketing” and #15 under “Best Grad Schools for Marketing” by the U.S. News & World Report. It is also ranked #1 in Connecticut Undergraduate Marketing as well as #13 in Undergraduate Marketing by College Factual. Ranked in the top 25 for “Best Graduate Business Specialty Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, Fairfield Dolan has recently launched the new Executive Doctorate of Business Administration (Executive DBA) program as well.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Category: Academic – Faculty Tenure/Tenure Track

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All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the “My Experience” section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying.

Faculty Positions: If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description.