Assistant Professor of Marketing

School of Business

Central Connecticut State University invites applications to join our AACSB accredited Marketing Department in the School of Business as a full-time tenure-track faculty member. Anticipated start date is August 2024. We seek applicants who will prepare the next generation of business professionals by empowering our students for success in the workforce of today and tomorrow.

About CCSU’s School of Business

Central Connecticut State University’s School of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International-The Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only six percent of business programs world-wide have attained this prestigious distinction. Central Connecticut State University’s School of Business provides high quality, affordable, and accessible educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students from Central Connecticut and the greater Northeast region.

For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit CCSU.

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Position Profile

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual seeking a work life balance whose passion also includes challenging, motivating and encouraging students in pursuit of their educational goals. CCSU is a student focused institution and the successful candidate will be expected to utilize their academic and industry experience in order to provide instruction and advising at both the undergraduate and graduate course levels. In particular, the ideal candidate will teach interdisciplinary courses for two new programs and courses in the new tracks in our MBA program.

Represented by the Connecticut State University American Association of University Professors, AAUP, full-time faculty enjoy a collegial governance system embodying the values and principles of shared governance, mutual respect, and professionalism.

For more information on AAUP conditions of employment please visit AAUP.

Applicant Evaluative Criteria

Applicant profiles and supplementary materials will be evaluated for appointment based on the following:


All applicants must possess an advanced terminal degree in marketing or a closely related field from an accredited university.

ABD Candidates – Special Note: Applicants who are ABD candidates may be considered upon evidence of anticipated completion within one calendar year.

Experience and Training:

Demonstrated teaching excellence in the field of marketing at the university level in areas such as analytics, sports marketing, brand marketing, and user design experience.

Demonstrated marketing industry experience, preferably at the level of manager or above.

Demonstrated AASCB Scholarly Academic record of current and relevant scholarship and activities related to the field of accounting. Scholarly Academics are expected to have produced peer-reviewed publications related to their field of teaching as part of their portfolio of scholarship.

Faculty also are expected to participate in assessment, curriculum development, faculty governance, maintain their AACSB qualifications as Scholarly Academic, (SA), and other faculty activities.

Ideal Candidate

Doctorate in marketing from an accredited university, preferably from an AACSB accredited program.

Candidates who possess a Doctorate or terminal degree plus at least five (5) years of full-time service in a college or university in a rank of Assistant Professor or above or its comparable equivalent may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

To Apply

To begin the application process, select the apply button and electronically submit the following documents by March 6, 2024.

  • Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for this position.
  • Current Résumé with names of three current professional references with title, email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • For ABD candidates only, provide a letter from your dissertation advisor stating anticipated date of completion of doctoral degree will be on or before May 31, 2025.

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered, emailed, and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security Number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted.

Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Jason Snyder, Search Committee Chair, at 860-832-3207 or [email protected].

Compensation and Employee Benefits

In accordance with the Connecticut State University American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Collective Bargaining Union Contract, compensation for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor for 2024-2025. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. For more information, please visit AAUP.

The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University are proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits.

Fringe benefits include: paid personal, and sick leave accruals; medical, dental, and prescription plans; group life insurance; retirement; retiree health care; tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Contribution plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts; long and short term disability insurance plans.

For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources.

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.