Job: McMaster University


Tenure-track position in Marketing at the level of Associate Professor


Hamilton, Ontario,



of Business,

Tenure-track Associate Professor in Marketing (starting July 2009)


Job Description

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Marketing, a demonstrated excellence in research and a high level of proficiency in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest and expertise in the general domain of firm level analyses in marketing, applied to areas such as innovation/new product development, marketing strategy, business-to-business marketing, distribution channels, pricing etc. An interest and ability to teach quantitative methodological courses at master’s and doctoral levels would be highly valued. Previous experience in doctoral supervision is desired. The school is on the threshold of starting a doctoral program in Marketing. The candidate will be required to be involved in the doctoral program.

The Group

 The discipline of Marketing shares one administrative group with the disciplines of Strategy and Health Service Management (under the Strategic Market Leadership and Health Services Management Area in the school). Interdisciplinary research leading to publications in top tier journals is highly encouraged. In the last few years the area faculty has published in journals such as Marketing Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Law and Economics and others. The Area faculty’s research have been generously funded from Canadian government research grants such as SSHRC, CHIR, provincial sources such as ORDCF as well as by several private businesses. The university also provides generous funds for research related activities. The school is in the process of developing professionally oriented executive development programs which may provide opportunities to teach in such programs as well. For more information on the Area, please visit:

Contact and Application Process


In order to be considered, applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, research samples (published articles or working papers), evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information of at least three references to:

Dr. Ashish Pujari, Chair, SML&HSM Area, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S-4M4; or at Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Sourav Ray at: We will have a recruiting team of marketing faculty at the 2008 Summer AMA Conference in
San Diego,


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.