Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Kent, Ohio, United States

Job description

Job Title:
 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:
Kent Campus, Kent, OH


Basic Function:

The Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship invites applications for one tenure-track position in Marketing at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level; senior Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. The position begins in August 2018, and is subject to final budgetary approval; salary commensurate with level.

We are primarily interested in candidates with a disciplinary focus of consumer behavior and an interest in teaching consumer behavior and/or social media marketing at the undergraduate level. Involvement with Ph.D. students is expected, including participation in our PhD mentorship program. MBA teaching may also be an option. The Department faculty has created innovative undergraduate curricula. We seek individuals interested in supporting these programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in marketing or a related field, or be ABD with expected completion no later than August 21, 2018; evidence of research productivity; skilled in undergraduate teaching and/or have experience of successful completion of relevant, real-world, marketing industry, projects, and endeavors.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

How to apply

Review of applications will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please upload the following items: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three reference letters, and (4) any other supporting information. Applicants should also include a summary of course evaluations and may include a syllabus in support of previous teaching experience.

Questions may be directed to Robert Jewell at rjewell1@kent.edu

Additional Information:

Kent State is located in an attractive suburban area with easy access to both Akron and Cleveland. The area is known for a low cost of living and a high quality of life. Our residential campus in Kent draws a large undergraduate population (approximately 25,000). The Entrepreneurship and Marketing programs offered by the department are among the most popular in the College of Business and university. Our graduate degree programs include the PhD, MBA, and Executive MBA. All of these programs are fully accredited by AACSB – International.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

Kent State University will become a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use will not be permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.