Open Rank Faculty Position (non-tenure track) - Department of Design & Innovation

The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University seeks a non-tenure track faculty at a Professor level (Assistant, Associate, or Full) to begin as early as July 2023 and no later than July 2024. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Marketing and/or significant industry experience (>10 years) in marketing positions with interest in contributing to marketing scholarship are eligible. Ideal candidates must show evidence of exceptional teaching in topics such as marketing strategy, digital marketing, sales & service management, marketing frontlines, and/or managerial marketing. The primary focus for this appointment is excellence in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and inclination for involvement in scholarly activities like publishing practitioner articles and/or collaboration with research teams. History with evidence of excellent teaching is a preferred asset.

This position is located in the Department of Design & Innovation that brings together faculty from three disciplines including Marketing, Strategy, and Information Systems. A first of its kind, the focus of the department is creating new knowledge for innovative products, services, and systems, and designing value-creating business models that involve enduring relationships with customers, stakeholders, and society. The department excels in digital innovation, organizational frontlines, and product development, offering ample opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. Additional details about the department may be obtained by visiting We are seeking candidates that are committed to working with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

Salary and teaching load are AACSB competitive. Interested candidates should e-mail their vitae, reference letters, and supporting materials to Mail contact is through Gail Stringer, Department of Design and Innovation, Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44106-7235.

For questions and additional information about the position, feel free to contact Professors Rakesh Niraj ( or Jagdip Singh ( We will be interviewing both personally at the American Marketing Association meetings in San Francisco and virtually via video-conferencing technology. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact with questions they might have and submit application materials at the earliest. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY located in Cleveland, Ohio is a comprehensive, private, doctoral granting research university founded in 1826. It consists of eight schools and colleges including the Weatherhead School of Management. A first of its kind, the Department of Design & Innovation embraces Case Western Reserve University’s strategic focus on “forward thinking” that includes an emphasis on innovation, technology development, and management as a cross-disciplinary activity. 

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.