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Instructor

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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:

Position Function:

The Instructor position is non-tenure track and would teach undergraduate courses, participate in service activities, and perform research or professional work sufficient to maintain qualifications for accreditation.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

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, a Business Analytics minor, and Supply Chain Concentration.

Area of Specialization:

Supply Chain and Logistics

Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 1, 2021

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. High commitment to quality teaching;
2. Service involvement in the College of Business, University, Profession, and Community;
3. Possibly counsel and advise students on course selection and career direction;
4. Perform sufficient research, outreach, or consulting activities to fulfill college and
accreditation needs;
5. Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in an appropriate field and extensive coursework or experience in supply chain, operations, logistics, or closely related subjects. A minimum of five years full-time work experience, including roles in supply chain, operations, logistics, or closely related professional functions.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's and five years of college teaching experience preferred for undergraduate courses.

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. Willingness to serve on the department, college, and university committees; and,
5. Intra-personal skills necessary to work effectively with students and colleagues in a
multidisciplinary department.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Classroom setting ranges from 30-500 student seating capacity with assigning office hours for student conferences and consultations along with departmental, college, and university service functions. Also must be able to effectively instruct and engage students using university-supported telecommunications technologies such as WebEx and Microsoft Teams.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:  http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/

All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, with three professional references in PDF format and complete contact information along with copies of recent teaching evaluations upon request if available.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable 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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