Job: Saint Mary’s College


Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

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Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing, beginning fall 2008.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value inquiry, learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The new faculty member is expected to teach and conduct research in marketing. Primary teaching responsibilities will be for graduate courses in marketing management and marketing planning in the MBA and Executive MBA Programs. Teaching assignments at Saint Mary’s College of California include courses at off-site locations in Silicon Valley, San Ramon and Sacramento. Research responsibilities include developing an active research program in marketing and related scholarly activities. In addition to teaching and research, all faculty have responsibilities for advising, for assisting the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in marketing or a closely related field and must have solid research experience in marketing. Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence and an ability to teach, advise and mentor a culturally and educationally diverse student body; appreciation of and deep respect for the learning/teaching environment and for the students, staff, and faculty who comprise it and the willingness to become a stakeholder in the Lasallian commitment to that environment; demonstrated commitment and success working in diverse, multicultural communities, preferably in higher education settings. To be recommended for tenure the candidate must demonstrate satisfactory performance in the areas of teaching, research, scholarship, and service to the College, the department, the profession, and the community.


Salary is competitive with other non-profit higher education institutions and commensurate with qualifications, experience, budget and internal equity considerations. Rank and placement will be determined by demonstrated evidence of teaching, research, and scholarship. Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance; tuition remission available to eligible faculty and their dependents; including a variety of leave programs and a generous TIAA/CREF retirement program.


Candidates should submit a letter of application; a complete and current vita; and as available, graduate transcripts; student evaluations, copies of publications; and four academic references. Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry. Please submit application materials, nomination and inquiries to:

Professor Tomas Gomez-Arias, Chair
Search Committee, Assistant/Associate Professor Marketing
Saint Mary’s College of California
PO Box 4240
Moraga, CA 94575-4240

Consideration and review of applications will begin on December 1, 2007 and continue until filled. Application materials, nominations and inquiries will be held in strictest confidence.

Job #: 62

Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer