Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

University of Tennessee in Tennessee

Date Posted July 11, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Tennessee
Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration invites applications for an assistant or associate level tenure-track position in its Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. The ideal candidate will have a scholarly research record as evidenced by publications (or progress toward publications) in top-tier journals in the marketing field. The department offers a competitive compensation package and a 2/1 teaching load for research active faculty. A review of applications will begin July 7, 2014. The effective date of employment is negotiable but will ideally be no later than August 1, 2015. The search process will remain open until the position is filled. The position is pending final university approval.

Required: Ph.D. degree in marketing or related field in hand as of starting date of employment.   

Preferred: Applicants should have expertise in marketing and be willing to work effectively in a department that places significant emphasis on cross-functional interaction and integration with supply chain management faculty.  While scholarship is critical, evidence of, and commitment to, excellence in the classroom is also of high importance. Work experience is also valued.  

About UT Knoxville and the Business School
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state’s flagship university with approximately 30,000 students currently enrolled on the main campus in Knoxville.  The business school is housed in the recently built (2009), 174,000 square-foot, $40 million, state-of-the-art James A. Haslam II Business Building. The business school has received much press in recent years.  U.S. News and World Report ranked UT's College of Business Administration undergraduate business program 27th in the nation among public institutions in 2012. The magazine also gives high rankings to the college's undergraduate program in supply chain management, which ranked 7th nationally and 5th among public universities. Finally, the full-time MBA program has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report 30th against public universities and 60th nationwide in 2012.

Knoxville, nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, has a metropolitan statistical area population of over 655,000 people. This moderate-sized city has a vibrant nightlife that includes numerous theaters and museums, traditional bluegrass music, world-class restaurants, and a downtown market square to name a few examples.  Surrounded by lakes and the Tennessee River, the Knoxville area boasts wonderful year-round water activities, including boating, fishing, and swimming that make for scenic and breathtaking views of the area.  Knoxville is also home to many leading corporations, including Pilot Flying J, Ruby Tuesday, Bush Brothers & Company, Scripps Networks, Regal Cinemas, TVA, and Alcoa.  

The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management is positioned within the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  The Department has a single vision of Demand/Supply Integration that integrates the mission and objectives of its programs in Marketing and Supply Chain Management within the College. The Department enjoys a strong and meaningful positioning within the College, and faculty members are active participants in College-wide programs and priorities.  

Application Procedure
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a professional vita and letter of interest to: Letters of reference will be required during latter phases of the selection process. For further information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Stephanie Noble, at (865-974-9211).

EEO/AA Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.