Sample Position Announcement

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY's Department of Marketing requests applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting in August 2002.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or DBA in marketing, or be ABD with expected completion no later than August 2002. Our Faculty members are expected to publish in refereed marketing journals, so evidence of research productivity or promise thereof is required. New Faculty are assigned a 2/2 teaching load for two years; after that, our typical teaching load is 3/2, with the possibility of obtaining a course reduction for scholarly contributions. Candidates with teaching experience are preferred – we are interested in your syllabi and course evaluations.  Relevant work experience is also a "plus."


Kent State is located in an attractive suburban area accessible to both Akron and Cleveland. Our residential campus in Kent draws a large undergraduate population (approximately 18,000) – our student body is growing, and the marketing major is now the most popular in the College of Business! Our graduate degree programs include the Ph.D., MBA, P("Professional")MBA for part-time students, and EMBA. All of these programs are fully accredited by AACSB – International. In addition to the Kent campus, the Kent State system includes eight regional campuses, serving undergraduates throughout northeastern Ohio. As a result, distance learning is also becoming very important to our College.


Applications must be received by July 13, 2001 to ensure maximum consideration.  We will be interviewing at the AMA Summer Educators' Meeting on August 11-14 in Washington, D.C. To apply, send a letter of intent, vita, and supporting information to: Dr. Eileen Bridges, Department of Marketing, College of Business, Kent State University, Kent  OH  44242.  Questions may be directed to As an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, Kent State University is committed to excellence through diversity; therefore qualified individuals traditionally underrepresented in university marketing departments are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that all new KSU employees must have permission to work in the U.S.; therefore, employment eligibility verification is required.


Kent State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.