Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Marketing

Keck Graduate Institute

United States

October 31, 2021


Job Posting Title:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Marketing

Job Description:

General Overview:

KGI is seeking applications for a faculty position in marketing. The successful candidate will join the Department of Biological Engineering and Management within the Riggs School at KGI and will collaborate with other management faculty on teaching, research, and curriculum development within the Master of Business and Science program. The Riggs School prioritizes teaching and research. Faculty have access to an excellent research infrastructure, a strong network of contacts within industry, and have teaching loads that are conducive to success in research. This is an open rank search.

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) was founded in 1997 as the first higher education institution in the United States dedicated exclusively to education and research related to the applied life sciences. KGI offers innovative postgraduate degrees and certificates that integrate life and health sciences, business, pharmacy, engineering, and genetics, with a focus on industry projects, hands-on industry experiences, and team collaborations. The Riggs School within KGI employs an entrepreneurial approach and industry connections that provide pathways for students to become leaders within the life science industries. The Master of Business and Science degree program has graduated hundreds of students, most of which are now pursuing successful careers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other biomedical companies. Active learning and the involvement of industry in educational projects are hallmarks of teaching within the school.

Located in beautiful Claremont, California, KGI is a member of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions. The Claremont Colleges consistently place at the top of national college rankings, including Forbes, Money and U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review. Each nationally recognized college has its own campus, students, faculty, and distinctive mission, and each offers top- notch curricula, small classes, distinguished professors and personalized instruction.

Education and Experience:

PhD in marketing or a related discipline. We welcome candidates with an interdisciplinary background. For applicants at the Associate or Full Professor levels, experience in teaching, scholarship, and university service, commensurate with the desired rank. Candidates should have an interest in marketing issues applied to biomedical, healthcare or other high-technology industries.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Individuals must possess knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions may be performed, with or without, reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Teach MBA-level marketing principles and marketing elective(s), including an introductory course on marketing analytics.
  • Guest lecture on marketing research in other classes.
  • Advise teams of students pursuing industry-sponsored Team Masters Projects, particularly in primary data collection and analysis.
  • Participate in an annual summer program aimed at introducing bioscience business to undergraduates.
  • Develop and maintain an active research program.
  • Ongoing contributions to service activities at KGI.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Individuals must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions may be performed, with or without, reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • ability to collaborate with other faculty in both teaching and research.
  • Ability to teach using active learning pedagogies.
  • Excellent communication skills including strong written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and present complex issues to diverse individuals and groups.
  • Experience working with a diverse campus community and possess a commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • To Apply:

    A confidential review of applications will begin on October 31, 2021, with the successful candidate starting in Summer 2022. To be ensured full consideration, please submit a cover letter which is to include a statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of professional references. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

    Keck Graduate Institute is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all terms and conditions of employment. KGI strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

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