Assistant Professor in Marketing

WorkplaceGuelph, Ontario, Canada

Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Marketing

College: Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Department: Marketing and Consumer Studies

Date Posted: February 3, 2023
Deadline: February 28, 2023
Please reference AD #23-05

Position Description:

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications from outstanding candidates with a passion for teaching excellence through engaged and active learning, student advising and community engagement, for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Preferences will be given to candidates with expertise in teaching and coordinating introductory classes (such as introduction to marketing and business communications) in sections with large enrolments and higher-level courses (such as sales and digital marketing).

Applicants should preferably have a PhD in marketing and related areas. The department will also consider candidates with master’s degree in marketing and related areas with extensive experience in managing and advising undergraduate business programs and/or with significant industry experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching (at the undergraduate level) and service (including advising regular and co-op students, managing undergraduate case competitions, and other related activities). The successful candidate will also be expected to manage and enhance our engagement with industry partners, as well as conducting research in marketing and related areas. As such, the successful candidate will be responsible for allocating 60% of the time (or effort) in teaching, 30% in service, and 10% in research.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is an integral part of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. Formed in 2006, the Lang School of Business is the youngest college at the University of Guelph but delivers one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Ontario with over 3,800 students currently enrolled. The Lang School of Business provides a learning environment that encourages critical reflection, personal growth, and promotes traditional and emerging themes of business and economics. We offer a wide range of specialized programs in business and economics across undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on February 28, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interest and philosophy, and (4) a research statement. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Dr. Tirtha Dhar
Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies
Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 37722.