San Francisco State University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Marketing

San Francisco State University, Department of Marketing offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, or Marketing Research. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment — through their research, teaching, and service — to the diversity and excellence of our academic community/department/program.

SFSU’s Department of Marketing is a diverse and collaborative group of 13 tenured and tenure track faculty with a wide range of teaching and research interests. With over 1300 majors and minors, Marketing is the largest of nine departments in the College of Business. Our students and faculty reflect the cultural diversity of the Bay Area.

The mission of San Francisco State University is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region and state, as well as the nation and world. To fulfill its mission, the University is committed to the following goals:

  • Attracting, retaining and graduating a highly diverse student body
  • Providing disciplinary and interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional education that is academically rigorous and intellectually challenging
  • Providing curricula that reflect all dimensions of human diversity, and that encourage critical thinking and a commitment to social justice
  • Recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse faculty whose teaching demonstrates an active engagement with their individual fields of study and whose creative and scholarly work is an extension of the classroom, laboratory or studio
  • Employing a staff and administration reflecting the diversity of our student community and the values of the campus;
  • Fostering a collegial and cooperative intellectual environment that includes recognition and appreciation of differing viewpoints and promotes academic freedom within the University community; and
  • Serving the communities with which its students and faculty are engaged.

Responsibilities: The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, or Marketing Research, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing scholarship program in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments. Detailed position description is available at



  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Marketing or related fields from an AACSB accredited institution. Terminal degree must be completed by the first day of employment.
  • Record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues and students.


  • Record of teaching contributions in the areas of Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, or Marketing Research
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach various Marketing courses preferably in the areas of Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, or Marketing Research and other courses related to the candidate’s qualifications and the department’s evolving needs.
  • Active record of scholarship related to specialty area.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in teaching, and/or scholarship/creative works
  • Experience teaching and working closely with students from historically under- represented communities
  • Record of contributing to supportive and collaborative work environments

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted to receive consideration. To apply, please go to to begin the application process and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover letter (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A diversity statement that is no more than 500 words that provides an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of SFSU’s diverse student and community populations. Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and service.
  4. Sample of scholarly papers
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  6. Contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Nga Ho-Dac, Search Committee Chair at

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.