Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Marketing - Goodman School of Business

About the position

The Goodman School of Business, Brock University invites applications for two probationary tenure-track appointments at the level of Assistant Professor in Marketing, starting July 1st, 2020. The priority specializations for this position are: B2B Marketing, Sales Management, Service Marketing, Marketing Modeling and Analytics, and/or Digital Marketing. Regardless of specialization, however, preference will be given to those who have demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and teaching. The availability of this position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The GSB seeks applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in scholarly research and teaching in the field of Marketing. The position entails developing and sustaining high-quality teaching and learning environments for students and conducting rigorous academic research with relevance to a managerial audience. It is expected that applicants have potential to publish in top-tier marketing and related business journals. Position level and salary are commensurate with the applicants' qualifications. A doctoral degree in Marketing, Management or Business Administration with a marketing concentration is required (completed or near completion).

About the Department of Marketing, International Business and Strategy (MIBS)

The Department of MIBS has 21 full-time faculty members and is one of four departments in the Goodman School of Business, which has approximately 100 full-time members. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs with marketing streams, both research and professionally oriented including: Master of Science in Marketing, Master of Business Administration with a Marketing Specialization, and a Bachelor of Business Administration with an optional Marketing stream.

Recent publications by MIBS members have appeared or are forthcoming in such leading journals as Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Interactive Marketing, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Service Management, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Journal of Advertising, Long Range Planning, Sloan Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Business Research.

About the Goodman School of Business

The Goodman School of Business, named for respected business leader Ned Goodman, is AACSB accredited and offers graduate and undergraduate programs in business and accounting, with over 3500 students enrolled. Goodman is a collaborative environment and home to many celebrated faculty members who are both innovative researchers and exemplary teachers, two of whom were recently identified among four Canadian researchers in business and management education within the 99 most productive worldwide. In addition, three faculty members were recognized among the 100,000 most-cited authors (1996-2007) in the world.

Brock and the Goodman School of Business are committed to building the scope and reach of the School with expansion of existing university and business relationships at the local, national and global levels. Already a national leader in experiential learning, Goodman facilitates service-learning programs and international co-op placements, preparing our students for successful careers around the world. In 2019, Goodman welcomed students to its expanded and revitalized building, which offers a new state-of-the-art learning environment.

More information on the Goodman School of Business and the MIBS department can be found on the University's website

About Brock University

The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in the historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over 19,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences.

What we Offer

Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include; conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research funding vehicles.  For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement. 

Our Geography

Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional location to call home.


Applications must be submitted online, and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample of scholarly publications, and three reference letters all in electronic format (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. Letters of reference must be sent directly from the referee to the Committee Chair Kai-Yu Wang, Professor, Chair MIBS - [log in to unmask]. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per upload.) Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to [log in to unmask] and addressed to Dr. Kai-Yu Wang, Chair, MIBS. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation Policy Please advise:

Ali Rilstone, Talent Acquisition Consultant, [log in to unmask]  to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Learn more about Brock University by visiting

Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs

Professor of Marketing and Product Innovation

Goodman School of Business | Brock University
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