Saint Mary’s University — Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, Marketing Department

The Department of Marketing at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Scholars from any research area within Marketing are welcome to apply. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or expect to receive one within a year of starting the job. New graduates and ABD-applicants should have outstanding research potential, while more advanced candidates should have publication records in relevant leading journals. All applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to high quality teaching. Subject to budgetary approval, the position could start July 1, 2022, or January 1, 2023. 

At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, including persons of Black/African descent (and in particular, given the geographical location of Saint Mary’s, candidates who identify as African Nova Scotian), persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. Lived experience at the intersections of racialization, colonization, and/or indigeneity will be considered an asset. 

The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University is a balanced teaching/research Faculty offering the largest business program in the Atlantic provinces. The Sobey School of Business offers AACSB accredited degrees at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels. The Department of Marketing consists of ten full-time faculty members who deliver core courses to the undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Saint Mary’s University is one of Canada’s top primary undergraduate universities known for its international collaborations, leadership in entrepreneurship, and research that benefits local and global communities. Our programs in Arts, Science, Graduate Studies and the Sobey School of Business are among Canada’s best and feature professors who are committed to the success of their students. Saint Mary’s provides our 7,000 students with a place that fosters possibility, excellent research opportunities, and distinguished graduate and professional programs combined with a caring community. Saint Mary’s is community-focused with strong values, operating the way the world should. We embrace diversity, are committed to sustainability, and bravely tackle the issues that matter to society. 

With students from as many as 118 different countries and partnerships with institutions in dozens of other countries, Saint Mary’s University is a leader in international and intercultural education. Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast, Saint Mary’s University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. Our campus is based in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq, and is global in reach and influence. The Saint Mary’s University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world—a world without limits. Visit our website at to learn more. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 

The application packet should include the following: 

  • Letter of application targeted to position sought 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • Teaching dossier including teaching philosophy and methods, courses taught, and evidence of teaching effectiveness 
  • Up to three research papers (published or working) 
  • Any additional supporting documents

Please address your application materials to:

Dr. Karen Grandy, Chair
Marketing Department
Sobey School of Business
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 3C3

Applications are to be submitted online using the Career Beacon application system. Applicants should visit, select the position for which they are applying, and click on the ‘Apply Online Now’ button.

The position will remain open until filled, but review of applications will begin May 2, 2022.