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Assistant Professor of Marketing

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Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Business Administration/Management, Instruction

Department: Department of Marketing, Lundquist College of Business
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline
July 20, 2021; position open until filled

Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names of three references providing letters (reference letter requests will be managed through our online system with email requests for letters sent to the references provided), three representative publications, and three statements:

(1) research accomplishments and future plans,
(2) teaching experience and approach, and
(3) a diversity statement (see below)

Publications may be packaged into one PDF to fit in available upload fields in the application.

As part of the application process, applicants seeking faculty positions at the University of Oregon are required to submit a statement about their past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their professional careers. You may have worked, for example, with members of communities or local organizations, in politics, or with university constituents such as students, staff, or faculty to further the goals of equity and inclusion.

In evaluating Statements of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, search committees often consider the applicant’s:
• Awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented minority students and faculty;
• Track record (commensurate to career stage) of activities that reduce barriers in education or research for underrepresented minority students and faculty;
• Vision and plans for how their work will continue to contribute to UO’s mission to serve the needs of our diverse state and student population and create an inclusive campus

The Lundquist College of Business is dedicated to the UO’s goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

Position Announcement
The Department of Marketing in the Lundquist College of Business seeks to fill a tenure-track position in branding, strategy and/or analytics, effective September 2022. The normal course load for a tenure-track faculty member who is research active is 4 courses (40%), with 40% dedicated to research, and the remaining 20% dedicated to service at the department, college, university or community levels.

Department or Program Summary
The Department of Marketing is one of five academic units (accounting, finance, management, and operations and business analysis being the other four) that make up the Lundquist College of Business (Lundquist), which is one of nine colleges and schools within the University of Oregon (UO). Our goal of hiring a tenure-track faculty member with interest in Branding, Strategy and/or Analytics is in keeping with Lundquist College leadership in undergraduate education and specialized master’s programs, and with the University of Oregon data science initiative. Marketing is one domain within the data science architecture. Brand strategy is a central activity in marketing that depends heavily on data analytics. Brand strategy also aligns with the new Sport and Wellness Initiative at the university level.

Our marketing faculty are active scholars who are also recognized for teaching excellence. Members of the department have won teaching excellence awards at the undergraduate, MBA, and executive MBA level. They have also won numerous national awards for research excellence. In addition, many are actively involved with the business community as consultants and board members. Additionally, the Department of Marketing hosts a symposium which aims to bridge marketing and consumer scholars and to enable its participants to share scholarship and build connections.

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D in Marketing or related field (for example, psychology, economics or management), with relevant coursework in marketing from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record or potential for quality teaching and research at the AACSB "Scholarly Academic" (SA) designation.

Outstanding candidates who plan to complete a doctoral degree within a year of hiring (ABD) may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred candidates will have an outstanding record of teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level marketing courses; a record of scholarly contributions, such as publications in refereed journals, conference presentations, etc.; engagement or the potential to engage in appropriate research and publication to maintain scholarly currency and AACSB scholarly academic (SA) designation; and engagement or the potential to engage in service on academic committees.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion of all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students and are working diligently to ensure our faculty has the cultural competency to meet our students needs.. The UO’s 295-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people.

Eugene often appears on lists of the most livable communities in the country. It enjoys the cultural amenities of a larger city – hosting concerts that span the musical spectrum, a world-famous Bach Festival, and many other festivals and celebrations – and the accessible real estate, lack of traffic, and relaxed lifestyle of a small city. Recreational possibilities abound, ranging from hiking or mountain-biking picturesque trails to playing nationally-ranked golf courses to running the same paths on which Olympic athletes train. (Known as Tracktown USA, Eugene hosts the US Olympic Track & Field trials, as well as numerous other sporting events tied to the Pac-12 athletic conference.) Eugene lies just 60 miles from ski resorts in the mountains to the east and 60 miles from the scenic Oregon coast to the west. In the heart of Oregon wine country, Eugene also enjoys a nationally-recognized food scene.


The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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