Faculty Positions in Marketing

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business


Gies College of Business Department of Business Administration
Open Rank, Tenure‐Track Faculty Positions in Marketing

Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois invites applications for one or more open
rank tenure‐track positions to begin in Fall 2021 in Marketing within the Department of Business
Administration. Qualified candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Marketing or a related discipline by
August 2021 to be considered for 100% full‐time assistant, associate, or full professors in Marketing.

The applicants will have demonstrated strong research skills through refereed publications in premier
journals, and have a strong teaching capability.

The area is open to faculty with demonstrated excellence in consumer behavior, marketing strategy,
and/or quantitative marketing. Preference will be given to those with research focus on marketing
innovation and global strategies, with demonstrated excellence or willingness to teach in online
graduate programs.

Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We
serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact,
and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. We are
interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for
faculty development and excellence. Gies College of Business at Illinois received a monumental $150
million investment from Larry and Beth Gies. This gift ranks amongst the largest to any business school
in U.S. history. This investment will grow and strengthen our investment in students, faculty and world‐
class programs and will solidify our distinction as a global innovator in business.

The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and
undergraduate programs across seven academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic
Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and
Supply Chain). We offer a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work, as well as the
opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like‐minded individuals who are
committed to scholarship of the highest caliber. Additional information about the Department may be
found here.

The successful candidate will support the academic excellence of this prestigious and well‐respected
department. This includes delivering an exceptional experience to highly motivated students;
demonstrating promise or a record of scholarly achievement appropriate for the candidate's rank;
contributing to the innovation in programs and curriculum for which the department is known; and
advancing the College's strategic priority of democratizing education.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires
qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu.EEO.


 Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels in both face to face and online programs.
 Conduct high quality research, with preferred active program of research in domains of
innovation and/or global strategy.
 Perform service for the department.
 Senior faculty are expected to provide leadership in the department and the university.


 Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a PhD degree; candidates for assistant professor
should expect to have completed their doctoral degree (preferably in marketing) by Fall 2021.
 Candidates must have strong research as well as demonstrated teaching effectiveness and
leadership potential commensurate with position sought.

SALARY Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

PROPOSED STARTING DATE June 16, 2021, July 16, 2021 or August 16, 2021.


For consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of
intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and
names and contact information of three professional references by March 19, 2021. Doctoral candidates
must also send three letters of recommendation. Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date;
however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. For questions
regarding application procedures, please email business‐bahr@business.illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of
a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any
documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current
and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more
information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying
federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E‐Verify to verify employment eligibility.