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Lan Luo spends her time trying to figure out why despite millions of dollars in research and development most new products that enter the market fail. Now, she searches to answer the question "what can we do about making new products more successful?". Unfortunately, due to the ever-changing market for products this Marketing professor's research may never quite be done.

Marshall Insights

1/17/14
"Buying” or purchasing innovation through acquisition was the most prevalent strategy used by companies.
11/1/13
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to be Offended by Smartphone Use
6/14/13
Recent Study by USC Marshall Professor Uncovers Important Strategy for Increasing Performance
4/26/13
USC Marshall study uncovers the key to brand affinity and brand aversion for brands like Apple and Manchester United
2/15/13
Female authors have taken male pen names to attract a larger audience

Recent Research

Women Doing Leadership: The Double Bind and Leadership Styles 2015
Breaking the letter vs. spirit of the law: How the interpretation of contract violations affects trust and the management of relationships 2014
The Selective Reporting of Factual Content by Commercial Media 2014
The Hype and Reality of Social Media Use for Work Collaboration and Team Communication 2014
Multiple Reference Points in Sequential Hedonic Evaluation: An Empirical Analysis 2014
Embedding AI and Crowdsourcing in the Big Data Lake 2014

Marshall in the Media

10/20/14 USA Today

USA Today quoted David Carter about Major League Baseball putting team logos on skis and snowboards.

10/20/14 Fortune

Fortune featured research by Kenneth Ahern on the profitability of insider trading. Ahern's study found that the median investor bets $200,000 on illegal tips, reaping $72,000 on the trade a gain of 35 percent.

10/18/14 The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted David Carter of on how Chip Kelly takes a 360-degree approach to team culture and the business of the NFL team itself.

10/18/14 Reuters

Reuters quoted David Carter about a flattening of television deals between the NBA and sports cable networks.

Positions

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

The USC Marshall School of Business is accepting applications for full-time and part-time, tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions. The hiring process is expected to continue throughout the academic year.

Positions may be available in the following departments and centers:

  • Leventhal School of Accounting
  • Center for Management Communication
  • Center for Effective Organizations
  • Institute for Communication Technology Management
  • Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Department of Finance and Business Economics
  • Department of Data Sciences and Operations
  • Department of Management and Organization
  • Department of Marketing

Requirements for tenure-track positions include a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in an area of study appropriate to the hiring department or center. No experience is specifically required although consideration may be given to candidates with experience teaching at the college/university level and/or who can demonstrate evidence of research competence. Salary is dependent on qualifications, and employee benefits for full-time faculty are excellent.

Preferred qualifications for non-tenure track positions include an advanced degree (masters, Ph.D., J.D., etc.), relevant experience in teaching at the college/university level, and superior communication skills.

Qualified candidates should apply on-line at https://facultypositions.usc.edu/bonita/console/frsSubmission.jsp?postingId=021900

Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, teaching statement, research paper or publication and contact information for three letters of reference writers.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 31,000 students and 4,300 faculty. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 200 full-time faculty ranks among the top 15 business schools in the world.