Carson College of Business, Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
Tenure-track Marketing position(s)
(Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)
Deadline: 13 December 2020 

The Department of Marketing and International Business at Washington State University in Pullman, WA is seeking qualified candidates for one or more permanent, full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor depending on qualifications. While rank and research area are open, we are particularly interested in advanced candidates (advanced Assistant/Associate/Full Professors) with an active program of research in Marketing Strategy or related areas, including Selling and Sales Management, Interorganizational Relations, or Services research. The positions are on the Pullman campus and are subject to budget approval. 


Required: Earned doctorate in Marketing or closely aligned field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the appointment start date. Assistant-level applicants will be considered if they have a completed or nearly completed PhD dissertation in Marketing or related field by August 2021, and clearly exhibit high potential for scholarly research in Managerial/Marketing Strategy or related areas targeted to the field’s premier journals and effective teaching. Candidates at more senior levels (associate or full professor) should additionally have established a record of excellence in published scholarly research in Managerial/Marketing Strategy or related areas targeted to the field’s premier journals consistent with the rank, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching. 

Preferred: The preferred candidate will (a) have demonstrated excellence in research in Marketing Strategy or related areas; (b) be capable of teaching marketing core and/or elective courses; (c) show knowledge and excellence of teaching undergraduate level courses (for Assistant Professor) and/or MBA and Ph.D. courses (for Associate and Full Professor); and (d) provide evidence of participation in doctoral student research and mentoring. Research interests need not be directly related to teaching areas. Ability to teach digital marketing, data analytics, or related courses, and experience with case-based or other interactive pedagogies, would also be welcomed.


Teach (face-to-face and/or distance) courses in marketing (normal teaching load is six hours, 2 courses per semester); be actively involved with doctoral education; maintain an active research program targeting the field’s premier journals; make service contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession; and help further the research and teaching mission of the Carson College of Business.

Term, Compensation and Support

The term of appointment is a nine-month academic year, beginning on August 16, 2021. Rank is open; competitive salary and benefits with excellent retirement programs. Initial summer research support is normally available for more junior faculty; competitive summer research support is also normally available. 

Washington State University (WSU)

Founded in 1890 in Pullman, WSU is the state of Washington’s land-grant institution and one of the country’s top public research universities.  WSU has an enrollment of over 31,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,500 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), and online through its Global Campus. Unlike most multi-campus systems, WSU operates as an integrated university. Thus, all MIB faculty regardless of campus location are full members of the MIB department.  Also, the business curricula at all five campuses are accredited together as one curriculum by the AACSB (and AACSB accreditation was renewed for five years in 2019).  

WSU is a premier research institution with ambitions to grow.  WSU is ranked as a “very high research activity” (R1) institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The university is now engaged in developing a strategic plan for the next five years as it works toward its vision, “Drive to 25,” with the goal of becoming one of the top 25 public research universities in the country by 2030.  

Application Procedure: 

Applicants must provide a resume, research statement, teaching statement, recent teaching evaluations, and at least three letters of reference before an application can be considered. Applicants should indicate their interest in being considered for the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in their application. Application materials should be submitted online no later than December 13, 2020 here. Electronic submission of all materials is required.
Review of applications will begin December 14, 2020.Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Alberto Sa Vinhas ([email protected]), search committee chair.

About Carson College of Business (CCB)

The Carson College of Business enrolls more than 2,500 undergraduate students and 1,200 online MBA and Executive MBA students combined. The Online MBA program is currently ranked 12th by Poets and Quants and 18th by U.S. News and World Report. The college has 92 full-time faculty across its campuses and 75 staff. WSU has a set goal to advance the college’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism with respect to research, teaching and community outreach, incorporating relevant programs, goals and activities. A strong global perspective is encouraged. To promote global awareness and capability for our students, the college also offers faculty-led study abroad programs in Belize, China, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Romania & Croatia, Spain Switzerland, and Thailand. 

The Department of Marketing consists of 14 faculty (across 3 campuses) who value quality research and excellent teaching. The Carson College of Business has invested in a state-of-the-art Center for Behavioral Business Research (CBBR; opened in early 2010). Faculty can also participate in faculty-led study abroad programs in Australia, China, Greece, Italy, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand. 

Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons over age 40 are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-US citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services.

More information about:
– the Carson College of Business
– the WSU Pullman Campus