Job: Saint Mary’s College of California


Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary’s currently enrolls more than 4,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

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 shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Marketing
Recruitment #: 2008-6530
Opening date:  10/17/2008
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2008 and continue until filled.
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Marketing

  • Salary is competitive with other non-profit higher education institutions and commensurate with qualifications, experience, budget, internal equity considerations and subject to the availability of funding sources. 
  • 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.
Position Responsibilities:

  • Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing, beginning fall 2009.  
  • The new faculty member is expected to teach and conduct research in marketing.  
  • Primary teaching responsibilities will be for graduate courses in marketing management, marketing planning, marketing research and/or international marketing in the MBA and Executive MBA Programs. 
  • Teaching assignments at Saint Mary’s College of California include courses on the main Moraga campus and  at off-site locations in Silicon Valley, San Ramon, Sacramento, and overseas.   
  • 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. 
  • Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. 
  •  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.

  • Consideration and review of applications will begin on December 1, 2008 and continue until filled. 
  • Appointment is subject to availability of funding. 
  • Application materials, nominations and inquiries will be held in strictest confidence. 

  • 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 and 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.
Application Instructions and Requested Documents:

  • 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.  
Other Information:

  • If hired, must be able to provide documentation verifying identity and legal right to work in the United States. 
  • Position will be subject to a background screening.
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Saint Mary’s College of California is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Saint Mary’s College of California is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student population and does not discriminate in its admission of students, hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff and its educational programs, activities, benefits and services to its students, including but not limited to scholarship and loan programs, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex/gender, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, medical condition or physical or mental disability.

Notification with regard to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act.

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Saint Mary’s College of California through its Department of Public Safety, annually provides notice and makes available copies of the Annual Security Report, to the campus community, prospective students, employees and the public. Each Security Report includes statistics for the past three years concerning crimes and incidents (whether they occurred on campus, in off-campus building and property owned or controlled by the College, or on public property adjacent to campus) reported to campus security authorities. Each Security Report also provides campus policies and practices concerning security – how to report sexual assaults and other crimes, crime prevention efforts, policies/laws governing alcohol and drugs, victims’ assistance programs, student discipline, college resources, and other matters. The Security Report is publicly available electronically or hard copy in the following ways: electronically:; in person: Department of Public Safety, Administrative Office, Siena Hall: or by or by Mail or Telephone Request: Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 3111, Moraga, CA 94575-3111 (925) 631-4052.

In addition, as provided by the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Megan’s Law database of sex crime offenders, which information may be obtained from the Sheriff’s office located at 500 Court Street, Martinez, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.