Associate Professor, D. Paul Jones and Charlene Jones Compass Bank Endowed Chair in Services Marketing - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible to provide research, leadership, and outreach, in conjunction with existing talent and resources, to further elevate UA’s already strong stature in the arena of services marketing. The position involves (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing and services (b) working with doctoral students, (c ) conducting research and publishing in top tier marketing journals, (d) conducting, as appropriate, sponsored and corporate-funded research, (e) elevating our capabilities in both behavioral and industry-supported field research, and (f) engaging our existing faculty and students with a global network of academic and industry connections that enhance our productivity and reputation in the arena of services.

The University of Alabama
Culverhouse College of Commerce
Department of Marketing

The Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama invites applications for the D. Paul Jones and Charlene Jones Compass Bank Endowed Chair in Services Marketing. This endowed chair is designed for an early to mid-career “rising star” academic researcher in the area of services marketing. This position is a tenure-track position in the Department of Marketing at the Associate Professor level effective as early as August 16, 2016.

Minimum qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Marketing or a related field.

Preferred qualifications: Candidates must have an established record of ongoing and consistent publication in the top-tier marketing journals and a pipeline suggestive of ongoing productivity at that level. Moreover, preference will be given to candidates who (1) approach services marketing research from a behavioral perspective (i.e., an experimental consumer behavior-services approach), (2) will work with doctoral students and existing faculty to amplify existing research capabilities and output at the highest levels, (4) excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (5) engage as appropriate in sponsored and corporate-funded research, and (6) leverage existing academic and industry connections to elevate UA’s position in the services arena.

Compensation package is competitive.

Screening of candidates will begin immediately. The successful candidate will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply on-line at Required documents are a cover letter and vita. Please include in your vita (a) a brief description of your research areas/streams as appropriate, (b) areas of teaching interest and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (c ) the names and contact information of three (3) references. Please see special instructions to applicants on the website. Position will close on May 1, 2016.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
For questions, please contact Dr. Thomas Baker (205) 348-9432.

Additional Position Information

The Marketing Department at steady state consists of 24 full-time faculty (17 tenure-track and 7 clinical faculty). Faculty in Marketing are recognized nationally and internationally for their research in such areas as services, sales, international marketing, and supply chain. The marketing group is highly collegial, with research collaborations encouraged. Funding is available at both the college and department level to support ongoing research initiatives and the college boasts state of the art facilities to meet research and teaching needs.

The University of Alabama is a beautiful 1,000-acre residential campus located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The university has experienced record growth in the past years and currently has enrollments of more than 37,000 students. The Culverhouse College of Commerce is accredited by the AACSB and is home to over 8,000 students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following required document to the appropriate link:

1)Cover Letter
2)Vita (Please include in your vita (a) a brief description of your research areas/streams as appropriate, (b) areas of teaching interest and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and ( c ) the names and contact information of three (3) references.

Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter