Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 041500 - Marketing/Quant Analysis/Bus Law
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2019

Department Profile:

The Department of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis and Business Law comprises a collegial group of faculty that deliver outstanding undergraduate programs in marketing, while providing service courses in business quantitative analysis and business law for business-related majors. At the graduate level, the department offers a PhD Program in marketing and delivers doctoral-level courses to support the college's doctoral programs and delivers masters-level courses to support the college's on-campus and distance MBA programs.

Area of Specialization:

Supply Chain Management

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach supply chain/logistic courses in the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Provide appropriate service to the university, business community, and discipline.
Other activities as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or D.B.A. in a directly related field or other field with substantial graduate course work in supply chain management, logistics, marketing, operations management science.
Capability for sustained academic research contributions.
Consideration will be given to ABD candidates.
Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate "in hand" with an emphasis in supply chain management or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited institution.
Experience as an assistant professor.
Evidence of excellent teaching skills.
Professional industry and/or practitioner outreach experience.
Expertise in contemporary research methods.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Commitment to high quality teaching and research;
2. Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking;
3. Ability to work effectively with students in a classroom environment;
4. Ability to supervise graduate students research projects and dissertations;
5. Willingness to serve on the department, college, and university committees; and,
6. Intra personal skills necessary to work effectively with students and colleagues in a multidisciplinary department.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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