Job: Towson University


Assistant Professor in Marketing

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Assistant Professor in Marketing
Department of Marketing
College of Business and Economics

The Department of Marketing at Towson University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Marketing for Fall 2009.


Of particular interest are individuals with competency in personal selling/sales management and/or consumer behavior. Complementary interest in marketing research and/or international marketing is a plus. A Ph.D./DBA or equivalent in marketing from an AACSB accredited university is required (ABD’s with significant progress will be considered if completion of the degree is achieved by February 1, 2010).

Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, show scholarly research potential, and have a willingness to pursue external funding opportunities. The position requires a teaching load of nine credit hours per semester for the first three years.


The salary is competitive.


The College is accredited by AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/ concentrations in an array of business fields and also jointly offers a MBA program with the University of Baltimore. The College has the distinction of offering the only undergraduate E-Business program in the University System of Maryland and plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments and non-profit organizations in the integration of E-Business in their strategic planning and implementation. The college also has affiliated foreign business programs in several countries.


Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate majors, 38 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 694 full-time faculty who work here.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current vitae, official transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (where applicable), a sample syllabus, evidence of scholarly productivity, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Garland Keesling
Search Committee Chair
Department of Marketing and E-Business
Stephens Hall, Room 123
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.