Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Function:

A tenure-track marketing faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning August 2022. The position involves conducting research and publishing in top-tier academic journals, teaching marketing at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 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.

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2022

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure-Track/Tenured, depending on rank

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidate will possess a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Marketing. A desire to conduct high-quality collaborative research and interest in teaching in the areas of digital marketing, retailing, marketing analytics, consumer behavior, services, strategic marketing management or related marketing subjects are required. Expertise in contemporary research methods is expected. Subject to compatibility with the Mississippi State College of Business journal list, a candidate's extant body of work published in quality peer-reviewed academic journals will be recognized for future promotion and tenure. Interdisciplinary or collaborative research within business disciplines is encouraged.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes, for Tenure Track

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in marketing from an AACSB-accredited institution,
Outstanding ABDs, very near completion, will be considered.
Evidence of excellent teaching skills.
Professional industry and/or practitioner outreach experience is highly desired.
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 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:

Candidates must complete an online application at job number 502735. Required documents include a current CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with level of preparation and experience. MSU will be interviewing candidates virtually in August/September.

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.