Job: Georgia State University


Tenure-track position in the Department of Marketing

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Georgia State University
J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Faculty Position in Marketing

The Department of Marketing of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business ( at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in Fall 2009. This appointment is in support of a strategic initiative focused on brand/customer management. The new faculty member will be affiliated with the new Center for Excellence in Brand and Customer Management, and will be expected to work closely with Center director V. Kumar. The Department seeks candidates with research interests in the modeling and strategic aspects of Customer Relationship Marketing, Brand Equity, Marketing Metrics, Customer Loyalty and/or Customer Lifetime Value, and teaching interests in Database Marketing, Customer Relationship Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Brand Management, and related areas. The candidates are also expected to demonstrate proficiency in sophisticated modeling techniques such as Bayesian estimation and econometric modeling.


Qualified candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Marketing or a cognate field (or Ph.D. candidacy with prospect of completion before Fall 2009), have demonstrated research skills through refereed publications and/or working papers, and have strong capability in teaching. Rank is open but we expect to hire at the level of assistant professor, ranging from new doctorates to experienced assistant professors. Candidates for non-entry appointments must show evidence of a distinguished scholarly record with publications in premier marketing journals and teaching excellence.


Georgia State’s business school is one of the largest in the country with an enrollment of approximately 7,000 students, including about 1,800 master’s students and 100 doctoral students. The Marketing Department offers BBA, MBA, MS and PhD programs in marketing. Fully accredited by the AACSB, the College expects and supports faculty research leading to publication in top tier journals. Excellence in teaching is also highly valued. Our part-time MBA program for working professionals has been listed in the U.S. News and World Report top ten for the past twelve consecutive years. Our EMBA is ranked among the best in the world according to Financial Times and our undergraduate program is also ranked in the top 50 by U.S. News. Georgia State University is located in the heart of Atlanta and has strong ties with Atlanta’s business leaders, many of whom are alumni of the College. Salary, teaching loads, and other types of support are competitive with other research universities. The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the University.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit nominations or applications electronically to: Professor Naveen Donthu, Search Committee Chair, at If necessary, materials may be mailed to: Professor Naveen Donthu, Department of Marketing, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3991, Atlanta GA 30302-3991.

Preference will be given to applications received by September 1, 2008.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity educational institution/affirmative action employer

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