Instructor I

Apply now Job no: 506086
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 Marketing Instructor I position is non-tenure track and expectation is to teach undergraduate courses and potentially graduate courses if qualified. Participate in service activities and perform research or professional work sufficient to fulfill accreditation requirements.

Salary Grade:  UC

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 distance MBA programs.

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

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. Counsel students on career direction;
4. Perform sufficient research activities to fulfill college and accreditation needs;
5. Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in an appropriate field and extensive coursework in business/marketing subjects.

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 (face-to-face and virtual);
4. Willingness to supervise graduate students research projects and/or dissertations;
5. Willingness to serve on the department, college, and university committees;
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, as needed. Engage in departmental, college, and university service functions.

Instructions for Applying:

Candidates must complete an online application at Required documents include a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference in PDF format, and complete contact information along with copies of recent teaching evaluations, if available. 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, 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.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713 or

If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact the Department of Human Resources Management at (662) 325-3713 or Upon request, sections of this job listing are available in large print, and readers are available to assist the visually impaired.

Advertised: Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend