Job ID: 267596

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

Dedicated to excellence in marketing and professional sales education and based in one of the most important cities in America for business – Atlanta, the faculty in the Department of Marketing and Professional Sales prepare tomorrow’s leaders. Here students learn by doing, make critical connections, and become career ready with creative and analytical skills needed to succeed. Therefore, our focus is on hiring faculty who contribute to this high standard in the classroom and whose research is innovative, collaborative, and relevant.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for full-time, tenure track faculty positions as Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Department of Marketing & Professional Sales with a preferred start date of August 2024. This is a nine-month contracted position.


The responsibilities of the position support the mission and goals of the Coles College of Business Department of Marketing and Professional Sales including: 

  • A 3/2 teaching load in undergraduate and graduate courses. 
  • Engaging in quality scholarly activities consistent with AACSB accreditation. 
  • Actively participating in departmental and college activities.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

  • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in marketing or a related discipline, is required by the position start date.  Applicants must have, at minimum, defended their dissertation proposal.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching marketing courses with preference for International Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Research, Sales, and/or Retailing.  
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses.  
  • Strong evidence of ability to publish including existing publications in academic refereed academic journals or conference proceedings.

Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV 
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
  4. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by March 1, 2024.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Scott Widmier,¬†[email protected], 470-578-3391.

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For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email¬†[email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415