Georgia State University
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Faculty Positions in Marketing – Log #25-012
The Department of Marketing of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions to begin in Fall 2024. Qualified candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Marketing or a related discipline by August 2024, have demonstrated research skills through refereed publications in premier journals, and have a strong teaching capability. Rank is open, but preference will be given to new and junior assistant professors.
Applicants should have expertise in supporting the department's strategic goal of becoming one of the few leading business schools at the forefront of transforming business education and research in the areas of Marketing Strategy, Digital & Social Media Marketing, Digital Transformation, Marketing Analytics and Innovation. Opportunities for conducting research in these areas are excellent with many similarly interested colleagues in the Department of Marketing and other units in the college, including the Institute for Insight, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, and the Center for Digital Innovation.
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
About the J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the ninth-largest accredited business school in the United States and the largest graduate business school in the Southeast. For more than 100 years, Robinson has contributed to Atlanta’s impact as a regional, national, and international hub for creativity and innovation.
The vision for the college’s five‐year strategic plan, Accelerate 2025, is “innovation for all.” Our mission is to” prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society. Robinson recognizes the unrivaled potential of free enterprise to improve lives. We design and implement solutions that advance how businesses and markets function to make a world where all citizens prosper.”
Robinson has broken the business school mold by assembling a faculty encompassing business practitioners, researchers, engineers, scientists, and mathematicians. These experts ensure Robinson students build business acumen and sector‐crossing skills in STEM fields, college partners benefit from broader thinking, and collaborate on pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop breakthrough market solutions.
The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, three graduate certificates in innovation, two doctoral programs (a Ph.D. program with 11 areas of study and a Doctor of Business Administration), and 11 undergraduate majors.
It offers a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead, its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership program, and week‐long residencies for high‐performing students on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
Robinson has broad and deep relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, operations, and social media. The college also is home to discipline‐specific roundtables in financial leadership, human resources, logistics, marketing, and sales.
About Georgia State University
Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta,the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast. Georgia State is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world‐class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.
In the past decade, Georgia State has increased its graduation rate by more than 20 percent, and it is the only major research university (R‐1) to eliminate achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, and income. Georgia State is the only university in the country designated as a Predominantly Black Institution and a Very High Research Activity Institution with an open-access mission through Perimeter College. In addition, the university holds the designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander‐Serving Institution (AANAPISI), which is further evidence of our diverse student population.
In its 2022‐2023 “Best Colleges” edition (released Sept. 12, 2022) U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university.
With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world‐class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing and hundreds of student clubs and organizations. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.
Comprising 12 colleges and schools, Georgia State has more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the Atlanta Campus — the widest variety in the state. It has 30+ associate degree pathways at five campuses and through the largest online program in the state. The university generates a $2.8 billion annual economic impact on metro Atlanta.
The Atlanta metropolitan area has a population of 6.1 million and a gross domestic product of $406 billion. Atlanta is the tenth largest economy of cities in the U.S. and the 20th largest in the world. Its economy is considered diverse, with dominant sectors in industries including transportation, aerospace, logistics, healthcare, news and media operations, film and television production, information technology, finance, and biomedical research and public policy.
According to the 2022 Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 list of America’s largest companies based on revenue, 31 companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the Fortune 1,000, of which 17 are Fortune 500 companies. It also is a major transportation hub. Hartsfield‐Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, and the Port of Savannah is the third busiest U.S. port and in the top 30 worldwide. Situated in the Piedmont region of the Southeast, Atlanta has a moderate climate and is said to have the densest urban tree canopy of any major city in North America.
About the Marketing Department
The Marketing Department offers BBA, MBA, MS, and Ph.D. programs in marketing and is ranked among the top programs worldwide for publications in the top marketing journals in the last several years. Fully accredited by the AACSB, the College expects and supports faculty research leading to publication in top-tier journals. Excellence in teaching is also highly valued. Salary, teaching loads, and other types of support are competitive with other research universities. Further information about the Department of Marketing is online at https://robinson.gsu.edu/academic-departments/marketing/.
FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Please submit nominations or applications electronically to Professor Denish Shah, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of current research, and at least three letters of recommendation. The position is contingent on University budget approval.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.