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Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Marketing - Dalhousie University, Rowe School of Business

26 Aug 2021 3:28 PM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Marketing

Organization: Dalhousie University

Unit: Rowe School of Business

The Rowe School of Business (RSB) invites applications for a full-time probationary tenure-track or tenure-track appointment in Marketing at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, commencing Fall 2022 (negotiable). Applicants must have a PhD (or be ABD near completion) in Marketing or a related field. A strong portfolio of research and teaching effectiveness appropriate to the rank are required. 

The successful applicant will be expected to engage in leading-edge research in Marketing. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record or strong potential for high-quality research leading to top tier publications and obtaining external research funding. 

Faculty members’ standard teaching loads are four courses per year.  As part of our commitment to successful faculty development, a one-semester, 1-course teaching load reduction is available to new faculty hires in their first year. We seek candidates who have teaching experience and show evidence of high-quality classroom performance and the ability to mentor students and prepare them for successful careers in the marketing field. The Marketing Area is responsible for teaching timely and relevant marketing knowledge in MSc, MBA, Executive and Undergraduate programs. While people with any marketing specialization may apply, candidates who have the potential to contribute to the teaching of several marketing topics or the teaching in Marketing analytics, retailing, or Marketing for not-for-profit organizations are especially encouraged to apply. 

The Marketing Area is home to eight full-time faculty members who work collegially to accomplish our goals. Our faculty distinguish themselves as authors who deploy a range of research methods that result in high-quality publications in different marketing outlets. The successful candidate will have access to the on-site behavioural lab, will be provided with start-up funding to conduct research and will be given priority for selected internal research funding opportunities. The successful candidate will be expected to advise graduate students, serve on committees as required, and be a contributing member of the Marketing Area, the Rowe School, the University, and the profession commensurate with their level of experience. 

The Rowe School of Business is housed in Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management. We offer life-changing management education in a diverse and inclusive community that inspires social and economic innovation and responsible action. We are a leader in innovative, experiential learning and we have ambitious research aspirations.  Our vision is a world where talented people from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors work together to create social and economic value and we embrace a culture of collaboration and connection.  

The RSB is an AACSB-accredited school with a strong research culture and a member of EFMD and EFMD Global Network. It serves over 1800 students and prides itself on developing the next generation of innovative leaders. It specializes in experiential learning including residencies, consulting projects, co-op work terms, internships, and new venture creation. Collaboration with our employer partners from around the globe bring opportunity to our students and relevancy to our programs (the Bachelor of Commerce Co-op, Bachelor of Management, Corporate Residency MBA, Blended/Online MBA in Financial Services or Leadership, Executive Education, and MSc. in Business). 

Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research universities. It is a member of the U15 (a collective of some of Canada’s most research-intensive universities). Dalhousie’s mission is to lift the intellectual, social, and economic vitality of our local, national, and global communities through an institution-wide commitment to a world-class student experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mutual respect and inclusion in all aspects of our academic, research, and civic priorities. 

Dalhousie University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant coastal capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada’s east coast. It offers a high quality of life with various indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities in and near the city and rich arts and cultural institutions, including an excellent library system and plans for a new art gallery.

Information about the Rowe School of Business and its programs may be found at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

For full consideration, applicants should prepare and submit the following information within our online application system:

  • Cover Letter

  • Recent CV 

  • Research Statement (one (1) page, reflective of your substantive research focus and the methodological approaches that you use to address your research).

  • Evidence of research contribution such as sample research, working paper, conference paper, or a published paper (if applicable).

  • Teaching Statement (one (1) page, reflective of your teaching philosophy and teaching interests).

  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching evaluations (if applicable).

  • Commitment to diversity and equity statement (upload as “Portfolio”) (one (1) page, reflective of your perspectives on broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in pedagogical techniques/instruction and research to meet the needs of diverse constituents).

  • List of references: Names and contact information of three (3) persons. Reference letters are not required at this stage.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the Dal Faculty Career Site:

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who apply before September 19th, 2021. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Hamed Aghakhani, Chair of the Search Committee at:

3000, Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road

Montreal H3T 2A7 (Quebec) Canada

Phone: 514-340-7116


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