Core Faculty Position in Marketing | EADA Sitio Oficial

Core Faculty Position in Marketing

Department of Marketing, Operations and Supply
Barcelona / Collbató

EADA Business School is seeking to appoint an Assistant or Associate faculty member in Marketing.  The candidate must have completed a PhD.  The candidate must either have a track record of publishing in ABS 3 or ABS 4 management journals or show promise and trajectory to do so in the near future.

The candidate would be joining EADA´s Department of Marketing, Operations and Supply. Led by Director, Desiree Knoppen, the department currently relies on 25 full and part-time faculty.  Researchers from this department have published their work in leading management journals including: Journal of Business Ethics, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Marketing, and Management Learning among others. Faculty from other management departments also have published in other leading management journals such as, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Business Venturing.

While the role and focus on research at EADA has grown significantly in recent years, EADA is a teaching-led institution that believes in the need for Business Schools to be close to the needs of its programme participants and corporate clients. We do this by providing high-quality, research-informed programmes, and focussing on the development of managerial competences and skills necessary for leadership, teamwork and critical thinking.

Your teaching will be informed by your own discipline-based scholarship and, by your own practice and research. Successful candidates hold a Ph.D., demonstrate excellent teaching abilities, have strong research skills and are expected to contribute to customized in-company programmes. For associate and full professor levels, management experience in academic and industry positions is required. Fluency in both Spanish and English is a must, since the successful candidates will have to interact in both languages. Experience in the use of the case methodology for teaching is considered a plus.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to send their full curriculum vita (including research in progress), a letter explaining their motivation to apply, teaching philosophy and research interests, and two letters of recommendations to

The position will remain open until filled, and only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further interviews.

More about EADA Business School


Originally founded in 1957, EADA became a private university foundation in 1984. This foundation was dedicated to training, applied research and knowledge transfer within the local and international business community. EADA is a global institution, with a campus in the Barcelona city centre, a residential training campus and a virtual campus that is accessible from anywhere in the world. EADA is also present worldwide through alliances with international foundations and educational institutions. As an organisation, we consider that social responsibility and global sustainability principles need to be applied in all our training programmes, and that these principles go hand-in-hand with the objective of maximum corporate.

Rankings and Accreditations

EADA has been awarded the AMBA and EQUIS accreditations, which recognize the quality of its Masters and MBA programs. Currently these accreditations are only held by 4 Spanish business schools and 76 of the world's most prestigious business schools. EADA is also a member of the Executive MBA Council.

EADA is the only business School in Spain which offers Specialized Masters in Spanish and English accredited by EQUIS.

EADA is ranked:

• Among the 30 best business schools in Europe (Financial Times 2016)

• Among the top 70 business schools worldwide in Custom & Open Programmes (Executive Education, Financial Times 2016)

• Among the top 19 business schools in the world (International Master in Finance, Financial Times 2016)


Barcelona: a place to live, work and grow. The main EADA Business School campus is located in the Barcelona city centre, just a 10 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya and the most famous of Gaudi’s buildings. With more than a thousand years of history, Barcelona is an important source of architectural, artistic and cultural heritage. It is a lively city with a constant flow of locals and tourists that fill the restaurants, bars and shopping districts. Barcelona has recently been ranked among the top 5 smartest cities in Europe and is also recognised as one of the top 10 European cities of the future with a unique global appeal.

Premier entrepreneurial hub

Innovative government initiatives have simplified the process for starting a company and established tax benefits for startups, making Barcelona one of the premier entrepreneurial hubs in Europe. Daily events for entrepreneurs are held around the city and networking opportunities allow key players to collaborate easily.

  • 18,748 new businesses created in Catalonia in 2015
  • 400 patent applications and 498 utility model applications in 2014
  • +10 leading startup accelerators (Wayra, Startupbootcamp, Seedrocket)

Centre for international business activity

Catalonia is the headquarters of more than 5,000 foreign companies, with 90% of them based in the Barcelona metropolitan area. Most foreign companies have been in the area for 10 years or more, demonstrating a high degree of stability and return on investment.

  • 4th in international investment in Europe
  • Top region in Spain for foreign headquarters
  • 167,439 companies headquartered in Barcelona

A well-connected city

Barcelona is the gateway to southern Europe, the transport capital of the Mediterranean area, a bridge to the Maghreb and a platform to Latin America. Companies with headquarters in Barcelona can supervise markets all over the world.

  • 213 international flights weekly
  • 47,057 million euros in exports in 2014
  • 5th city in international congresses in the world

High quality of life attracts top talent

The local professional opportunities, climate and lifestyle attract top talent from all over the world, with a full 16% of the population made up of foreign nationals.Barcelona's human capital is well trained, with 54% of the city's active population working in knowledge-intensive services.

  • 7th city for labour attractiveness in the world
  • 2,636 annual sunshine hours; annual mean temperature: 18 ºC / 64 ºF
  • 6th Best City Reputation in the world