Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia United States


    December 30, 2023

Department of Marketing

J. Mack Robinson College of Business


Log #24-098

Candidates are sought for appointment in a non-tenure track role as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Robinson’s Department of Marketing and to serve as the department’s Associate Chair for Student Success and Partnerships (ACSS). The successful candidate will teach marketing courses, publish research, and oversee the department’s student success and college-to-career activities.

This person will work closely with the college’s Career Advancement Center, with other departmental faculty members interested in college-to-career, and with other colleagues in the college who are in similar roles overseeing student success and college-to-career activities. The ACSS will ensure marketing students connect with industry partners and alumni through curricular and co-curricular opportunities (e.g., schedule industry speakers and manage student involvement in case competitions, conferences, and events), internships, and full-time employment. The ACSS will work with the college’s strategic partnership efforts to help prospect, develop, manage, and grow revenue-generating relationships between the Marketing Department and industry partners (e.g., through “Sprints,” student-oriented sponsored research projects, sponsored internships, and immersive programs etc.).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: This is an ideal opportunity for someone interested in pursuing research and teaching related to marketing alongside engagement with students outside the classroom, alumni, and partners from the industry. Candidates must have a relevant terminal degree and significant management and business development experience. The ideal candidate will have the successful teaching and research experience expected of a Clinical Assistant Professor.


About the J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the ninth-largest accredited business school in the United States and the largest graduate business school in the Southeast. For more than 100 years, Robinson has contributed to Atlanta’s impact as a regional, national, and international hub for creativity and innovation.

The vision for the college’s five‐year strategic plan, Accelerate 2025, is “innovation for all.” Our mission is to” prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society. Robinson recognizes the unrivaled potential of free enterprise to improve lives. We design and implement solutions that advance how businesses and markets function to make a world where all citizens prosper.”

Robinson has broken the business school mold by assembling a faculty encompassing business practitioners, researchers, engineers, scientists, and mathematicians. These experts ensure Robinson students build business acumen and sector‐crossing skills in STEM fields, college partners benefit from broader thinking and collaborate on pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop breakthrough market solutions.

The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, two doctoral programs (a Ph.D. program with 11 areas of study and a Doctor of Business Administration), and 11 undergraduate majors. It offers a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead and its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership programs.

Robinson has broad and deep relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, operations, and social media. The college also has discipline‐specific roundtables in financial leadership, human resources, logistics, marketing, and sales.

About Georgia State University

Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta, the Southeast’s leading cultural and economic center. Georgia State is a national innovation leader in driving student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world‐class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.

In the past decade, Georgia State has increased its graduation rate by more than 20 percent, and it is the only major research university (R‐1) to eliminate achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, and income. In its 2022‐2023 “Best Colleges” edition (released Sept. 12, 2022) U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university.

With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world‐class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available. Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing and hundreds of student clubs and organizations. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Comprising 12 colleges and schools, Georgia State has more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the Atlanta Campus — the widest variety in the state. It has 30+ associate degree pathways at five campuses and through the most extensive online program in the state. The university generates a $2.8 billion annual economic impact on metro Atlanta.

About Atlanta

The Atlanta metropolitan area has a population of 6.1 million and a gross domestic product of $406 billion. Atlanta is the tenth largest economy of cities in the U.S. and the 20th largest in the world. Its economy is diverse, with dominant sectors in industries including transportation, aerospace, logistics, healthcare, news and media operations, film and television production, information technology, finance, biomedical research, and public policy.

According to the 2022 Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 list of America’s largest companies based on revenue, 31 companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the Fortune 1,000, of which 17 are Fortune 500 companies. It also is a major transportation hub. Hartsfield‐Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, and the Port of Savannah is the third busiest U.S. port in the top 30 worldwide. Situated in the Piedmont region of the Southeast, Atlanta has a moderate climate and is said to have the densest urban tree canopy of any major city in North America. 

About the Marketing Department

The Marketing Department offers BBA, MBA, MS, and Ph.D. programs in marketing. It is ranked among the top programs worldwide for publications in the top marketing journals in the last several years. The department offers an undergraduate and graduate certificate in Sales. Further information about the Department of Marketing is online at


Applicants should email their package to Professor Bruce Pilling at and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research publications, three recommendation letters, and other supporting documents. Please note in your cover email that you are applying for the Director of Student Success Clinical Assistant Professor position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the university.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.