Assistant Professor of Management (tenure track)

Missouri, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 08, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Management in the College of Business at Missouri State University seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management commencing August 2021. The successful candidate will teach primarily in the areas of organizational behavior and human resources management but may be expected to teach additional courses offered by the Department.

A PhD in Management or Business Administration from an AACSB-accredited institution with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, or a closely related field is required. Candidates who are ABD at the time of application may be considered, but only if they are able to complete and successfully defend their dissertation by date of appointment. University teaching experience at the undergraduate-level and a publication record or evidence of scholarly ability are also required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working in diverse environments and/or with students from diverse backgrounds.

Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri, the state’s third-largest city and the gateway to the colorful Ozark Mountains. Springfield offers a high quality of life, featuring an attractive cost of living, temperate climate, and abundant recreational opportunities. Springfield, the ‘birthplace of Route 66’, and its environs are a major commercial and entertainment hub, home to the corporate headquarters for Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Automotive, Jack Henry & Associates, Prime Trucking, SRC Holdings, and others. Springfield boasts a modern international airport (airport code SGF) with easy, direct-flight access all over the U.S. Missouri State University’s College of Business is accredited by the AACSB and is the largest in the state, with more than 5,000 majors. Missouri State University is designated a public affairs university, emphasizing ethical leadership, cultural competence, and community engagement as critical elements of its overall mission.

All candidates must apply online at

Submission of an application cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interest, evidence of teaching ability, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references is required. Confidential references will be contacted for only those candidates moving forward in the process. Cover letters should clearly state the applicant’s interest in Missouri State University as well as research and teaching interests.

Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Address inquiries to:

Dr. Wesley Scroggins, Search Committee Chair