University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, Illinois United States


    February 29, 2024
    March 31, 2024

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Marketing – Department of Business

Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Gies College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is seeking to fill a postdoctoral research associate position doing research in Marketing.

Successful candidates will collaborate with the Marketing area and other affiliated faculty, advance their own existing research initiatives, and interact with other departmental postdocs. They will also supervise research assistants and teach in the Gies College of Business.

The postdoctoral position is a one-year appointment expected to begin in August 2024 and may be renewable for a second year. Successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Business Administration, or a related field noted below prior to the position’s start date. Demonstrated interest and expertise in consumer behavior domain with focus on innovation, new products, technology (AI) and/or blockchain areas are required. Candidates with prior training in experimental research, and machine learning are preferred. A record of published papers is preferred but not necessarily required.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2020, the Gies iMBA program was named one of the top-ten “Biggest B-School Innovations of The Decade” by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning. Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice – to make the world a better place. Gies Business is committed to being a model for a diverse, equitable and inclusive community, being actively anti-racist, helping the next generation of business leaders do the same, and engaging the public and our corporate partners in these efforts. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.

The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across eight academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Analytics, and Supply Chain). Additional information about the Department may be found here.


This is a 9-month, 100%-time postdoctoral position. Salary is commensurate with experience. The expected start date is August 16, 2024.

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Applications must include:

  • A cover-letter
  • A curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A 2-3 page research statement demonstrating research interest relevant to the position.
  • Examples of two relevant research papers, including publications, working papers, or dissertation chapters.
  • Brief statement of teaching interests and experience.
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

Please submit your application materials to

Evaluations of the applicants will begin on April 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing