Assistant/Associate Professor – Marketing, ID and Economics

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics (MIDE) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing to begin in the Fall of 2024. Expectations for this position include evidence of an active program of high-quality research and an expressed interest in assuming primary teaching responsibilities in the area of digital and social media marketing. Depending on emergent departmental needs, prior instructional or professional experience relevant to teaching other substantive courses, such as consumer behavior, marketing analytics, sales, or marketing strategy, may also be desirable.

The Collat School of Business, located in the heart of Alabama’s business center, moved into a new, state of the art building in the Fall of 2018. The new building provides a platform for innovative content delivery along with classrooms designed for faculty and student collaboration. The Collat School of Business offers an engaging learning environment with classrooms that extend well beyond the walls of the UAB campus. Our unique location allows our faculty to integrate the practical experiences of the State’s leading companies – from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial startups – into the programs we offer. Our students gain valuable, real-world experience through a wide variety of internships and other opportunities in the business community. In the Summer of 2022, the Collat School of Business added a behavioral lab that will create opportunities for research and increased engagement with the business community.

Candidates for this position should: (1) currently hold a doctorate degree or have completed requirements for the degree in marketing or an equivalent field by their effective start date, (2) have a commitment and dedication to research and teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels primarily in digital areas, (3) have a strong commitment to facilitate the department’s strategic growth initiatives, and (4) preferably have two or more years of industry experience. 

The Search Committee invites applications that include: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita (educational history, teaching, research and other pertinent work experience), and the contact information for three references. Letters of reference and transcripts will be required prior to an on-campus interview. Please visit to apply for this position. For additional information about the position and/or department, contact Dr. Yufei Zhang (search committee chair) at ( We will conduct our initial interviews via video-conferencing technology. Interested candidates are encouraged to promptly submit application materials. Review of application materials will begin at the end of March 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. 

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.

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