Assistant Professor in Marketing with tenure-track position advertised at the MCM

Münster School of Business and Economics (MSBE) at the University of Münster (WWU) has an open position as

Assistant Professor in Marketing (tenure-track position)

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professorship position in Marketing. The successful applicant would be part of the Marketing Center team of the Muenster School of Business and Economics.

Assistant Professor (in German: Juniorprofessur W1) is a post that offers an opportunity to qualify for full professorship in the German university system. The appointment is initially for three years with an option of an extension for another three years after successful evaluation. The position is equipped with a tenure track which implies that the Assistant Professor position can be transferred into a tenured Professor of Marketing position if the candidate meets the corresponding performance criteria.

The teaching load is an equivalent of 4 hours/per week for the first three years and 5 hours/per week thereafter. In case the candidate meets the tenure requirements, teaching requirements are according to the corresponding law (Hochschulgesetz NRW).

Applicants should have a strong interest and expertise in marketing. It is expected that they demonstrate their ability to conduct top-level research in this area through their dissertation and other research. Applicants should also demonstrate a sound level of knowledge in empirical marketing research. Applicants are expected to teach in English; experience with undergraduate and graduate programs (incl. PhD and executive education) and positive teaching evaluations are desirable.

The application shall be written in English or German and include the following items:

  • description of the applicant's research and pedagogical qualifications, as well as other qualifications;
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • complete list of previous scholarly work and PDF versions of the doctoral dissertation and the three “best” articles, regardless of the publication status (in case other authors are involved, the candidate’s unique contribution should be clarified);
  • a plan for future work within the area of the announced position, both scientific and educational, if appointed.

The WWU Muenster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to raise the ratio of women scientists in senior positions. Consequently, we actively encourage applications from suitably-qualified women who will be treated preferentially. The same applies to suitable applicants with disabilities.

Applications shall be sent no later than 30.04.2017 to:

WWU Muenster
Dean of the Muenster School of Business and Economics
Universitaetsstr. 14-16
D- 48143 Muenster


Please feel free to contact the faculty of the Marketing Center if you have any questions. Further details about the Muenster School of Business and Economics, the Department of Business Administration, and the Marketing Research Group can be found at:

School of Business and Economics
Marketing Center Münster