Tecnológico de Monterrey invites applications for the position of Director of the Center for Retailing and Retailing Research Group

The Center for Retailing and Retailing Research Group of Tecnologico de Monterrey represents an exciting opportunity for a new Director to lead a very important initiative embedded in this relevant sector in Mexican economy. Despite the great growth of the modern channel, the traditional retail represents a great opportunity for companies in Latin American Region, considered one of the most attractive markets in the world for different global retailers. With high standard academic performance and great challenges in the sector, this is a time for forward thinking in our Group.


About the Retail Group

Our Mission is to promote and support the development of retail trade in Mexico through the preparation of the best professionals specialized in the area, executive programs and activities, consulting and research, thereby promoting the improvement of retail trade practices in the country. Through the academic practices of consulting, training and research in retailing with companies in the sector, we look forward to place Tecnológico de Monterrey as the leading institution in Latin America, achieving long- term and solid relationships that bridge academia and industry on behalf of our Regional economies.

Due to the fact that in Mexico, the Retail industry represents 16% of GDP, 45% of economic units and 24% of employment, according to official statistics, where traditional retail still represents 63% of the market. The challenge of this position consists in maintaining and enhancing the outstanding record of our Center in the following areas:

  1. National and international network: 15 years of consolidated relationship with strategic companies in the industry through a vast national and international network of more than 800 Directors-Executives trained and a First level Advisory Council with CEO’s of the most relevant companies in
  2. Research and Academic capital: With more than 680 alumni from the Graduate concentration, 35 Q1, Q2 journal papers published in the recent years, 22 working papers, a Research and Innovation in Education Group with 9 researchers, 8 Doctoral students, and a Research Mentoring guidance by top Researchers in the field like Dhruv Grewal, Anne Roggeveen, and Jan Benedict Steenkamp.

The Research topics prioritized by the Retail GIEE

  • Shopping Behavior
  • Retail Branding
  • Retail Atmospherics
  • Retail Service
  • Retail Environment
  • Merchandise, Decisions and Profitability
  • Green Retailing
  • Store format innovation
  • Impact of Technology in Retail Experience



The ideal candidate will be an accomplished scholar with outstanding skills related to leadership, communications, and relationship-building to be highly effective in this role. The candidate must have:

  • D. in Management or Administration (with a specialty/or focused in Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Business Intelligence, Business Analytics)
  • Rank is open in line with qualifications
  • Publications in refereed journals and a well-developed research agenda with the potential for sustained publications in high quality
  • Commitment to high quality teaching as evidenced by student
  • Professional work experience related to discipline is
  • Challenge, guide and foster student
  • Participation in the professional, academic and social
  • Being a role model to inspire students


Contract type

This is an undetermined time contract. With the following benefits and

  • Monthly base salary guaranteed
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Vacation Premium
  • Savings Fund
  • Employee Federal Medicare Fee
  • Medical Insurance
  • Scholarships for your children at Tecnológico de Monterrey Campuses


Monthly based salary package: is designated according to Credentials (experience and academic level)


About Tecnológico de Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey is a private non-for-profit institution with over 26 campuses in Mexico. It has more than 89,000 students and 230,000 alumni. Our mission is to educate proactive, humanistic and internationally-competitive leaders for the academic, business, civic, and government sectors. With over 100 academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, we have established a reputation for providing educational experiences of the highest quality and fit for an increasingly globalized and digitalized world.

Our university is one of the Top 5 in Latin America and Top 30 of the private universities in the world, according to the QS World University Ranking. The Times Higher Education World University Ranking considers it #1 in Mexico and #4 in Latin America. In addition, our university is accredited since 1953 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of the United States. For more information about Tecnológico de Monterrey, please visit: https://www.tec.mx/en

Appointment date:

January 2022


Application procedure:

Interested candidates should submit an application package including the following: curriculum vitae, cover letter, and evidence of academic credentials that might include student evaluations, publication in academic journals, etc.

Please send application package by e-mail to Liliana Mendívil, Business Faculty Recruiter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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