Job: McMaster University


Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marketing

The Marketing Area of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Marketing beginning in July 2009.

Job Description

Applicants should have or be close to completing a Ph.D. in Marketing or a closely related discipline, with a demonstrated competence in research and evidence or potential for 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. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervision of Ph.D. students in Marketing, and pursuit of research funding. The school will be admitting doctoral students in Marketing from 2009. An interest and ability to teach quantitative methodological courses at master’s and doctoral levels would be highly valued. The school is in the process of developing professionally oriented executive development programs which may provide further teaching opportunities.
The discipline of Marketing shares one administrative unit 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 programs have been generously funded from Canadian government sources such as SSHRC, CIHR, provincial sources such as ORDCF, and by several private businesses. The university also provides generous funds for research related activities.
Lauded year after year as one of the country’s "most innovative" research-intensive universities, McMaster boasts faculty who are committed to turning their innovations into inventions, and to moving their technology into the marketplace. 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 where applicable, 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 For more information on the Area, please visit: Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Sourav Ray at:
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.