The Medill School at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) beginning in the 2018–2019 academic year. The position may have the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor.
Candidates should have a completed, or nearly completed, Ph.D. in marketing, advertising, communications, statistics or other quantitative fields. Candidates should have an interest in researching and teaching marketing analytics and digital/database marketing, and have a record of high quality scholarly research. Expertise in statistical and econometric models and/or machine learning algorithms required to analyze large, possibly unstructured, databases of consumer information is preferred. Knowledge of computer science and databases is desirable. Candidates should have a solid understanding of the strategic elements of marketing practice.
Faculty will teach in a demanding but rewarding environment at a premier global university. Medill is a professional school, and thus it is critical that the successful candidate integrate theory and professional practice, and that research be actionable by the professions. The Integrated Marketing Communications department offers a full-time 15-month master’s program, a part-time two-year master’s program, an online version of the part-time program and an undergraduate certificate program.
Northwestern University is a federal contractor that actively participates in affirmative action planning in the areas of recruitment and retention. For each employment and promotional opportunity, Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities to maintain a University community that is based on equal opportunity and reflects the diversity of American society. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.
The position will begin September 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received no later than September 14, 2018 but it is expected the position will remain open until filled. Required documents include: CV, copies of research papers, and at least two letters of recommendation to the search committee. Questions should be directed to Robin Young firstname.lastname@example.org. The link to application is posted below.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.