Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Marketing

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Wehle School of Business

Department of Marketing

Assistant Professor of Marketing

The Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Marketing starting next fall (2019).  Rank and opportunities for tenure will be negotiated depending on the applicant’s academic credentials and professional experience. We are specifically seeking candidates who are qualified and interested in teaching courses in digital marketing and related areas (e.g. social media, search marketing, online advertising, etc.) and working with a group of faculty launching a new program in Integrated Marketing Communications.

To be eligible for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, candidates must possess, or be in the final stages of earning, a doctorate level degree in an appropriate field. The department will also consider applications for a long-term faculty position without tenure (e.g., a clinical position) from candidates with a master’s degree and considerable industry experience.

As an AACSB accredited institution, Canisius seeks individuals who are capable of excellence in the classroom and are committed to an ongoing program of scholarly research and/or professional engagement that has an impact on practice. Canisius College serves approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The college offers B.S. degrees in a variety of business disciplines as well as a traditional and an accelerated “one year” M.B.A. program.

Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life. We are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity. The faculty in the Wehle School of Business enjoy strong support from the local business community, and the College encourages interaction between faculty and local business organizations.   Canisius is the home of the federally funded Women's Business Center and the Center for Professional Development, which provide opportunities for faculty to become engaged in teaching, consulting, and service opportunities in the business and civic life of the region.

Canisius College, founded 1870, is a Jesuit comprehensive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice and to preparing students to be reflective women and men for others. The department is enthusiastic about this mission and committed to faculty diversity. To learn more about the Marketing Department and the Wehle School of Business at Canisius College go to  

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to and click on View Current Employment Opportunities.  Applicants must submit their cover letter summarizing your teaching experience, research program and expertise in digital marketing (you may address your letter to Dr. Gregory Wood, Chair of the Marketing Department), curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy with their online application. Also, please include the names, titles and email addresses of three references. Your references will receive an email from Canisius College requesting they submit their reference letter directly to Canisius College’s Human Resources Department.   


Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time faculty’s date of hire and include – health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time faculty with contribution from College after one year. Tuition benefits are also available for full-time faculty and their qualified dependents.


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