Friedson Chair of Marketing

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Friedson Chair of Marketing
Posting Number F1800012
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The School of Management is recruiting a Full Professor for the Friedson Chair of Marketing to start Fall 2018. The Friedson Chair will be expected to bring intellectual leadership to the Marketing Department, and maintain an active program of high impact research and teaching in Marketing.

The School of Management’s marketing department is building a strong group of faculty which produces research of the highest quality and impact at the top academic journals in the discipline in addition to having real world impact on firms and consumers. Several leading research rankings (e.g., UT-Dallas Business School Research Rankings) rate our faculty as among the most productive, nationwide, in the creation of high-quality real-world research (in spite of our relatively small faculty size).
It is important that the successful candidate for the Friedson Chair desire to provide academic leadership in the form of mentoring and development of junior faculty, PhD development and training, as well as be highly collaborative and collegial and have interests in contributing to a department and school that is actively building strong ties with the business community and conducting impactful research and teaching.

Established in 1923, the School of Management ( is the leading management school within the State University of New York system and a premier public business school. It offers undergraduate, full- and part-time, and Executive MBA programs in Buffalo, five MS programs, an undergraduate program in Singapore, an MS MIS program in India, and PhD programs in each academic department, and a variety of continuing-education programs. The profile and stature of the UB School of Management is on the rise. The school has been ranked by the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates and this past year was ranked as a top 40 MBA program by Bloomberg Businessweek.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Buffalo, known as the “City of Good Neighbors,” is New York’s second largest city, offering the area’s 1.3 million residents the attractions and convenience of a major urban center along with the friendliness and livability of a medium-sized town. From cultural attractions and renowned architecture to professional sports teams and recreation on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, the Buffalo-Niagara region has something for everyone. Buffalo, NY is located on Lake Erie, close to Niagara Falls, and a short distance from Toronto and other attractions, and is a city that features world-class art galleries and museums (American Style ranked Buffalo as the #1 arts destination for all mid-size cities), impressive architecture, and a wonderful series of parks and outdoor recreation areas (see, e.g. These features along with the economic and cultural revitalization being experienced by the city and surrounding region and its low cost of living, make the region highly attractive as evidenced by Buffalo’s top rankings in multiple categories as a place to live:;

Minimum Qualifications

Interested candidates must have a PhD in marketing or a closely related field. Candidates must have a record of scholarship consistent with the rank of Full Professor at a leading research university. This includes a significant portfolio of publications in top-tier journals in marketing. Candidates must have a successful record as an effective teacher at both graduate and undergraduate levels. A strong interest and ability to work with key stakeholders in the School of Management, across the University and in the external community is also a key expectation.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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Contact Information

Contact's Name Alan Dick
Contact's Title Department Chair
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-3261

Posting Dates

Posted 01/29/2018
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/27/2018

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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