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Assistant/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:

Position Function:

Mississippi State University invites applications for full-time, nine month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Quantitative Analysis starting August 2022. The position involves: teaching business analytics, business decision analysis, and statistics courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels (online and face-to-face), supporting the college's doctoral programs with courses in statistical methods and/or service on doctoral committees; conducting research and publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals; and providing appropriate service to the university, business community, and discipline.

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 and supply chain logistics, while providing service courses in business quantitative analysis, and business law for business-related majors. At the graduate level, the department offers a Ph.D. 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 and a Business Analytics minor. Additional information can be found on the following sites: http://www.business.msstate.edu/programs/marketing ; http://www.business.msstate.edu/ ; http://www.msstate.edu/

Area of Specialization:

Business Quantitative Analysis

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2022

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track/Tenured

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach business quantitative analysis courses in the undergraduate and graduate levels. Conduct research in the field of business quantitative analysis. Provide appropriate service to the university, business community, and discipline. Other activities as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates will possess an earned doctorate in a directly related field (i.e., Statistics, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Decision Sciences) or other field with substantial graduate course work in statistics, quantitative analysis, business analytics, or management science; a desire to conduct high-quality collaborative research on statistical methodology and applications, data visualization, business analytics, analysis of large data sets, data mining, operations research, supply chain analytics, marketing analytics, or multivariate statistics (other areas will also be considered); and an interest in teaching in the areas of undergraduate and graduate business statistics including courses in the college’s business analytics minor. Note that publications in quality peer-reviewed academic journals of any business discipline will be recognized for future promotion and tenure. Interdisciplinary or collaborative research within business disciplines is encouraged. Outstanding ABDs, very near to completion, will be considered.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes for Assistant Professor

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have a doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution and evidence of excellent teaching skills relevant to quantitative courses for business students. Professional industry and/or practitioner outreach experience is highly desired. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses per semester. Exceptional candidates with strong research records may be considered at the rank of Associate Professor.

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 department, college, and university committees; and
6. Intra personal skills necessary to work effectively with students and colleagues in a
multidisciplinary department.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Classroom settings range from 30-450 student sections. Maintain appropriate office hours for student conferences Participate in discipline related conferences. Engage in departmental, college, and university service functions.

Instructions for Applying:

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

To apply, candidates must complete an online application at http://www.jobs.msstate.edu. Required documents include a current CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with level of preparation and experience.

Mississippi State University 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. MSU will be interviewing candidates virtually this October.

Condition of Employment:

As required by Executive Order 14042, If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a University-approved exemption before beginning employment with the University.

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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