Call For Expression of Interest Tenure Track Assistant Professor. Area of Marketing

2.2. Breaking News. Oferta empleo Uni Bolonia

The Department of Management (DISA) at the University of Bologna launches a call for interest for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Marketing.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for research and a drive to excel in academia.

The position can be officially launched in the following months - following the standard procedures and the official communication channels - and the appointment can begin by the end of 2024 or the beginning of 2025.

More information here.



2.1. Brealing News. CFChapter

Dear Researcher, 

We are in the process of editing a book series titled “Biometrics: challenges, trends and opportunities” published by Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, U. K. Series. Details are as follows.


In an era in which digital transactions are omnipresent, biometric technologies have become the cornerstone of secure and efficient identity verification. This book seeks to examine the evolutionary trajectory of biometrics from simple fingerprinting to sophisticated AI-integrated systems, emphasizing their pivotal role in fortifying financial transactions. It delves into current applications across diverse sectors, including banking and healthcare, and probes the interplay between biometrics and pressing challenges, such as privacy and data protection. The future is illuminated by emerging trends in AI and machine learning, forecasting a paradigm shift towards behavior-based recognition that promises to revolutionize user authentication and fraud prevention.

Topics (not limited to this list):

*             Foundational concepts of Biometrics in FinTech.

*             Biometric technologies and their impact on financial inclusion.

*             Biometrics and security: safeguarding financial transactions.

*             Privacy and ethical considerations in Biometric applications.

*             User Experience and Biometrics: convenience vs. intrusiveness.

*             Regulatory and compliance landscape for biometrics.

*             Innovative Biometric solutions in banking and payments.

*             Cross-industry applications: Biometrics beyond finance.

*             Emerging technologies in Biometrics: AI and Machine Learning.

*             Behavioral Biometrics: the new frontier.

*             The Future of Biometrics in financial services.

Important dates:

*             Abstract submission: 15 June 2024.

*             First draft submission: 16 September 2024.

*             Revised chapter submission: 15 October 2024.

*             Final chapter submission: 01 December 2024.

Important information:

*             Abstract length: 100-200 words.

*             Chapter length: Not more than 8000 words.

*             Similarity index: Less than 10% (Turnitin).

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2.0 Breaking News CFP JSM

Background of this special issue

Two decades of fast fashion have significantly changed the clothing landscape.  The value of clothing has reduced to the point where garment lifespans are extremely short-lived and fashion items are quickly directed to garbage when the attractiveness of the clothing style fades. There are multiple causes of this textile crisis - one being low-cost production, hence low prices of garments due to mass exponential growth of manufacturing in developing countries such as Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Alongside this growth is a measurable decline in environmental health, due to impacts of this manufacturing on water use, and water/soil pollution. It is estimated that apparel and footwear occupy about nine percent of the world’s greenhouse gas footprint, and by 2050 will be responsible for more than 25% of the world’s carbon budget (Earth Day, 2022). According to Earth Day “the industry produces 100 billion garments a year for seven billion people and most of it (87%) will be discarded to landfill or incinerated. The production of synthetic textiles (60% of clothing) is responsible for 35% of all ocean microplastics that are now in our food chain. It contributes 20% of all industrial wastewater and pollutes freshwater systems from the use of dyes and chemicals.”

There are two obvious sides to the problems of fast fashion. One is the production and retail side of those looking to make a profitable business model. Opposite is the consumer behavior perspective which depends on such aspects as social norms, perceived needs, knowledge, and attitudes. There is also a third aspect that has been largely ignored. This is government regulations around production, trade, and tariffs. Governments have the power to regulate and change industries. However, for the most part, public policymakers have not taken proactive steps to address the environmental and social challenges of the fast fashion industry. Given this three-dimensional problem, we seek original research papers from all aspects of concern: a) business, b) consumers, and c) governmental policy.

  1. Business:

1) Provide evidence from clothing retailers and manufacturers about how they are integrating sustainable practices;

2) Offer solutions to excessive consumption through new product development and recycling and repurposing, thus changing the consumption patterns of consumers.

  1. Consumers

1) Explores and documents the behavior of consumers regarding their clothing;

2) Examines the relationships between understanding and knowledge of consumers about the textile industry and subsequent behavior;

3) Offers solutions to excessive consumption through changing the consumption patterns of consumers.

  1. Governmental Responsibilities: 

1) Proposes and/or investigates new theories to explain phenomena that drive the overconsumption of consumers, and how this might be interrupted by changes in business and government policy;

2) Extends previously developed frameworks to illustrate how government action can be leveraged to control supply and inform consumers about their choices.

Special Issue Process and Timeline

  • We cordially invite you to submit your papers on this topic to the Journal. All papers submitted to the Special Issue will follow the Journal of Sustainable Marketing review process, led by the special issue editors.
  • Submission deadline: December 1, 2024.

Guest Editors

  • Lisa McNeill, Otago Business School, New Zealand.
  • Judith Lynne Zaichkowsky, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.

More information here.


2.2 Breaking News. Logo UIC

The Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences has begun a recruitment and selection process to hire teaching and research staff for the bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. We are looking for someone with a PhD in Marketing to perform mainly teaching and research tasks in areas related to Marketing and Digital Busines (Market Research, Digital Platforms, etc.). The selected applicant will be expected to contribute to the education of undergraduate students and must have a proven track record of effective teaching in English and Spanish.

We offer

  • A full-time contract in a dynamic and international scientific environment in the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences at UIC Barcelona (Social Science Campus, in Barcelona). A part-time contract may be negotiated.
  • A tenure-track (3-year) position with a mid-term evaluation (depending on the applicant’s profile, the position may automatically become permanent).
  • A competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate and financial support for the candidate’s research (in accordance with the experience of the candidate).
  • Start date: September 2024 (date is negotiable).

How to apply

All applications must be submitted in a single PDF document. The title of the document should be your last name.

The document must include:

  • A cover letter with a statement of interest
  • A full CV including contact details

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is 30th April 2024.

More information here.

Job Offer

2.1.Breaking News Logo Univ Valencia

We are looking for a non-doctoral researcher willing to carry out a doctoral thesis at the University of Valencia under the supervision of Natalia Vila and Inés Küster in the framework of a Horizon 2030 Project on Sustainable Food. 

The terms and conditions can be consulted in DOGV of March 7, 2024.

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