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The Owen Graduate School at Vanderbilt is offering a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Marketing for newly-graduating Ph.D.s commencing in the Fall of 2019.

Owen Graduate School

Post docs are expected to work closely with Owen faculty on research projects. To be eligible, candidates must complete their PhD by Summer 2019 in marketing or a related area such as psychology or decision sciences. The strongest candidates will be those whose interests align closely with Owen marketing faculty, and where the post-doc and faculty member(s) can foresee developing joint research projects. We encourage applicants to look in detail at Owen faculty research, and identify faculty with similar interests and research.

The two-year fellowship will begin in August of 2019. During the period of the fellowship, the fellows are expected to be in residence, work with faculty on research projects, assist in the behavioral lab, and participate in research seminars in the school. It may also be possible for candidates to teach one 7-week MBA course each year, if desired by the candidate and Marketing Area. Well-qualified candidates will also desire an academic career in marketing and demonstrate research productivity.

The Owen Graduate School of Management is focused on graduate management education. It has an enrollment of over 550 full-time students in its full-time MBA, Health Care MBA, Executive MBA (EMBA), Global MBA for executives (GMBA), Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Masters of Accountancy (MAcc), MAcc Valuation, Master of Marketing (MMark), and Masters of Management in Health Care (MMHC) programs. The school’s full-time faculty members are actively engaged in research. Owen enrolls students from all parts of the U.S. and 35 countries. Vanderbilt University is an internationally recognized research university with a 333-acre campus located 1.5 miles from downtown Nashville. Home to more than 1.8 million people, the Nashville metropolitan area has over a dozen colleges and universities and features many cultural and recreational amenities including a symphony orchestra, professional sports, an extensive park system, and live music offerings across a broad variety of genres. Major industries include healthcare, publishing, insurance and finance, education, and entertainment. The city has been named one of the best U.S. cities for work and family by numerous national publications.

Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We seek to attract an active, culturally and intellectually diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The University has a student body of over 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, including 32.1 percent minority students and 1,406 international students from 92 countries. Likewise, the Owen School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. The faculty have identified seven mission priorities for the School, which include diversity. More information about Vanderbilt’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives is available at We aspire to become a leader among our peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of minorities and women.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current vita, a statement of research interests, three letters of reference, sample publications and/or working papers, and teaching evaluations, if applicable, using the link below. Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled.

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Kathy Boozer
: (615) 322-2219
2019-04-08 14:21:59

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