Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law - Assistant or Associate Professor - Marketing

Employment type: Full-time
City: Edmonton
Last visit: 2014-09-24
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Posted: 2014-09-24


The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of Canada's top teaching and research universities, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. Home to more than 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff, the university has an annual budget of $1.7 billion and attracts nearly $500 million in sponsored research revenue. The U of A offers close to 400 rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties on five campuses - including one rural and one francophone campus. The university has approximately 243 000 alumni worldwide.

University of Alberta

Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Assistant or Associate Professor - Marketing

Competition No.  -   A103022093

Closing Date  -   Will remain open until filled.

The Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for a tenure or tenure-track (Assistant or Associate Professor) position in any area within the field of marketing.

Applicants will be considered for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 appointment.

The Canada Research Chairs program ( was established by the Government of Canada to foster world-class research excellence.  As stated in the CRC Program Details, "Tier 2 Chairs, tenable for five years and renewable once, are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field."  Appointment of the successful candidate as a Canada Research Chair is conditional upon review and approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Suitable candidates will have a track record of publications in top tier marketing journals.  Evidence of teaching excellence is expected.  Candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate field.  Proficiency in English is required.

Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting and publishing research in top tier journals, supervising graduate students, and service to the School’s academic activities.  The Alberta School of Business has an energetic PhD program and the successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in its continuing success and development. 

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research. Our vision is “Leaders from Alberta for the World”.  Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement.  We are one of the largest business schools in Canada with 75 faculty members.  We have a diverse student population with a number of international students within both the undergraduate and graduate programs.  Our current enrollment comprises just over 2000 undergraduate students, and 600 students in our MBA and PhD programs.  For more information about the School please visit our web site at and for more information about the Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law, please see  The province of Alberta has a strong economy and the city of Edmonton is a vibrant multi-cultural centre with just over one million people that offers the benefits of an urban lifestyle combined with high-quality schools, excellent public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.

Application packages should include curriculum vitae, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.  The competition will remain open until filled.

Please send application by e-mail (PDF files) to:

Dr. Rasmus Fatum, Chair

Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law

Alberta School of Business

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB, T6G 2R6


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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 Years

Education: Doctorate

Industry: Education

Job Function: Marketing