Job: University of Alabama in Huntsville


Tenure-track faculty position in marketing

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Position in Marketing

POSITION: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites nominations and applications for a tenure track faculty position in marketing. The preferred appointment would be an assistant professor, but could be at the associate level depending on qualifications and experience. The appointment will start at the beginning of fall semester 2008.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have (or expect to receive by fall of 2008) a Ph.D. in marketing or a related field. The candidate should have a major concentration in marketing strategy and minor concentration in either sales, supply chain management or technology and innovation. The teaching requirements are flexible depending on the candidate’s areas of specialization. The candidate must show strong potential for publishing high quality research and, to be considered at the rank of associate professor, must have a very strong record of publishing high quality research.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct and publish high quality scholarly research; participate in professional activities; and provide service to the university, the profession, and the public.

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: The Department of Management and Marketing has twelve full-time and several research and adjunct faculty. This faculty has published in leading academic journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Labor Economics and Industrial Labor Relations Review. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs in management and marketing with concentrations in Marketing Management, e-business, Supply Chain Management, Acquisition Management, Human Resource Management and General Management. The department faculty also participate in the College’s multi disciplinary Master’s degree program in Management of Technology.

The College of Administrative Science is AACSB international accredited and is ranked among the top ten percent of U.S. undergraduate business programs. Barron’s rates the University’s admissions as the most competitive in Alabama. The College has approximately 40 full-time faculty, 35 research, adjunct and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduate majors, and 200 master’s students. The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a Carnegie research intensive institution located in the second largest university research park in the country and in one of the nation’s major international centers for advanced technological research. The Huntsville metropolitan area is a culturally diverse high technology community with a population of about 365,000. The area is home to more than fifty Fortune 500 companies and is the site of several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army’s Aviation and Missile Command, and the Space and Missile Defense Command. UAH ranks #6 nationally in NASA funded research. Huntsville was named in 2005 as one of the country’s leading ‘Knowledge Worker Metros’ and one of ‘America’s Super Cities of the Future.’

APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to candidates who apply by September 1, 2007, but the position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted in August at the AMA Summer Educator’s Conference in Washington DC. Applicants must submit: (1) a letter of nomination or application, (2) a research sample, (3) a list of references, to:

David Berkowitz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing,
Chair-Management, Marketing and Management Science
ASB 368, UAH
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-6952, fax: 256-824-6328

UAH is an AA/EEO institution