Beedie School of Business

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Beedie School of Business

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Marketing

The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks outstanding candidates for one tenure-track position in Marketing, beginning July 1 l 2019 (Rank Assistant Professor).


The successful candidate will possess a passion for high-quality research, demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, the potential to teach at the graduate and executive levels, and leadership abilities. Candidates working in all areas of marketing are encouraged to apply. However, research interests consistent with Beedie’s strategic priorities of innovation, socially responsible and sustainable business, and issues related to global business will be prioritized.  Candidates should have industry experience, the ability to engage with communities of practice, and the ability to make an impact through their research.  Applicants should have a PhD degree in marketing, economics, or a related field (although ABD near completion will be considered).


The position requires supporting our expanding analytics programs. The successful candidate will teach courses such as Customer Analytics (predictive modeling using statistical and machine learning methods, cluster analysis, etc.), Digital Marketing Analytics (e.g., web and online ad tracking, A/B testing) and a capstone course (a semester-long analytics consulting project with local businesses).  As a leading research university, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Beedie’s research excellence and collaborative academic community through service.

The Beedie School of Business is recognized as a top ranked research school, is accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, and is signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education. We have programs at the Undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D. and Executive levels, including Canada’s first Executive MBA program.

SFU Beedie was named following a $22 million gift from alumnus Ryan Beedie and his father Keith in 2011. The donation has allowed the school to build on its strong reputation as a global leader in research, while pursuing its strategic vision of developing innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global perspective through education. The successful candidate will share Beedie’s commitment to diversity, engagement and generating positive change in its communities.

With three award-winning British Columbia campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver, Simon Fraser University offers a strong research environment in a dynamic Pacific Rim setting that is ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the world’s most liveable city. For further details about the Beedie School of Business, visit our website.

Application Requirements

A complete application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and teaching evaluations, should be submitted in electronic format to Please ask three references to send confidential letters of recommendation directly to

Application Instructions

To help with processing, applications should clearly specify the posting number (2018APMKT) and the position title.

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by the initial deadline for applications, August 31, 2018. Please indicate in your submission whether you are attending the AMA conference in Boston between August 10-12, 2018. To be considered for an interview at AMA, please submit your application by June 30, 2018.  Faculty members from the Marketing Area will be attending this conference and would like to use this opportunity to meet prospective candidates. We anticipate the position will start July 1, 2019 or on a mutually agreed upon date.

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

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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