Job Details

Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 3493309
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Business - Marketing and Sales

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Professional Sales

Job ID: 249665
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

The mission of our department is to provide high-quality, applied marketing and professional sales education to students, businesses, and the community. Thus, our focus is on hiring and nurturing faculty who contribute significantly to the knowledge bases within marketing, whose research is innovative and focused on improving the marketing discipline, and whose approach to curriculum is innovative and collaborative, focused on continuous improvement.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Marketing and Professional Sales faculty position in the Department of Marketing and Professional Sales that begins in August 2023.

The department strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates.


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate, graduate and/or Ph.D. courses, as well as appropriate research and service. The responsibilities of the position support the mission and goals of the Coles College of Business and the Department of Marketing and Professional Sales including engaging in quality scholarly activities consistent with AACSB accreditation and actively participating in departmental and college activities.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in marketing or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Applicants with an earned doctorate, or its foreign equivalent, from an AACSB accredited college/school
  • 2-3 years of relevant teaching/research experience at another university
  • An established stream of research with high level publications in marketing or related areas.
  • Experience with teaching one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: international marketing, strategy, data analytics, market research, and research methods.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts and/or international equivalency evaluations (Official Transcripts and Official International Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
  4. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 4 references to be contacted as needed

Apply Before Date

For full consideration, please apply by October 31, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Jennifer Hutchins,, 470-578-2395.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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