Academic Career Resources

Find a job. Manage your Academic Career.

The AMA Career Resource Center provides academicians and doctoral students with resources to assist with searching for new opportunities, and planning and managing career paths.

Search AMA's exclusive listing of academic positions across the globe.


Academic Placement Job Fair

The industry's largest job fair offers the opportunity to interview and connect in person at the Summer Career Fair.  Attended annually by over 130 schools and 200 candidates.  Learn more about this service for Applicants and Employers.  

Career Path and Job Search Guidance

AMA Transitions Guide

Comprehensive guide for marketing doctoral students as they transition from student life to professor life. It contains information that is relevant to the job search, interviewing process, and transitioning to life as a new professor, among other topics.

Who Went Where Survey

Annual survey conducted by AMADocSIG of assistant ​professors, includes information on institutions and salaries

Doctoral Student Resources

Doctoral Special Interest Group

(DocSIG)  is one of the most active and engaged AMA SIGs. Visit the DocSIG Portal of Knowledge to access a plethora of useful information including, Ph.D. programs, getting published, networking opportunities and transitioning to faculty 

Getting Your Ph.D

Scott Cowley's Ph.D. Admissions Guide

Offers advice and tools on applying into a Ph.D. program

Directory of PhD Programs​


Other Resources

Academic Career Content ​​​​​​​​​​​

Sharpen your skills, gain a professional advantage and network with marketing colleagues across multiple industries … Learning online is great, but sometimes there's no substitute for a …
Authors: Clara Chun Date: 8/16/2017  

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Women are now 40% of entrepreneurs​ in the U.S. … When women build businesses, they tend to build them differently than men … "When it comes to company culture in women-owned businesses, the …
Authors: Andi Simon Date: 8/15/2017  

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To maintain your AMA PCM® certification, AMA requires you to pursue ongoing marketing education and growth in the form of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and to recertify every 3 …
Authors: Kari Mueller Date: 8/14/2017  

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The AMA is pleased to provide our members with this special webcast series as one of the many benefits we offer … This series will feature various subject-matter experts giving robust …
Authors: Alli Libb Date: 8/10/2017  

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We've tapped 12 marketing leaders to share what they know now … The overwhelming theme of their advice: you have to jump in and weather a little discomfort in order to grow …
Authors: Michelle Markelz Date: 7/13/2017  

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By: Diane Bowers and Michael Brereton Marketing News … The U.S. research industry in 2016 maintained a strong year-over-year growth rate despite "tepid" overall …
Authors: Diane Bowers and Michael Brereton Date: 7/10/2017  

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Valuing Diversity New Faculty Research Grant Application Applications for 2017 currently closed … For newly minted faculty, the first two years in a tenure track position are critical to …
Authors: Julie Schnidman Date: 5/26/2017  

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Valuing Diversity Ph.D. Scholarships Application Applications for 2017 scholarships currently closed … The American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF), in conjunction with the AMA …
Authors: Julie Schnidman Date: 5/26/2017  

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The Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence (WQS) carries on the legacy of three world class marketing scholars, educators, and mentors of people of color …
Authors: Julie Schnidman Date: 4/18/2017  

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Take advantage of the AMA’s Academic Placement Service to look for the job candidate that best suits your needs … This leading job service offers institutions the opportunity to post …
Authors: Lynn Brown Date: 4/13/2017  

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 PhD Transitions Guide


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 Academic Placement


Take part in the 2017 Academic Placement Career Fair​ (taking place at the Summer AMA Conference). This unique service attracts over 200 candidates and 130 hiring schools, offering each the opportunity to connect and interview in person.

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