Mississippi State University invites applications for full-time,
nine month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor level
beginning August 2022. The position involves conducting research
and publishing in top-tier academic journals, teaching supply
chain/logistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
and providing appropriate service to the university, business
community, and discipline.
Please see Staff Compensation Structure
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.
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 at hire.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach marketing and supply chain/logistic courses in the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Conduct research in the field of
supply chain and logistics. Provide appropriate service to the
university, business community, and discipline. Other activities as
Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in a directly
related field (i.e., Supply Chain Management, Logistics,
Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Decision Sciences) or
other field with substantial graduate course work in supply chain
management, logistics, marketing, operations management, or
management science. An interest in teaching in the areas of supply
chain and related subjects, particularly in transportation,
procurement, or process improvement; as well as a desire to conduct
high-quality collaborative research in the areas of supply chain
and logistics are required. Expertise in contemporary research
methods, as well as popular practitioner tools such as Power BI,
SAP, or Tableau are also desirable. 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. Outstanding ABDs, very near completion,
with a strong research record and professional and outreach
experience, will be considered.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Yes, for Assistant Professor
Earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution.
Experience as an assistant professor
Evidence of excellent teaching skills.
Professional industry and/or practitioner outreach experience is
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
3. Ability to work effectively with students in a classroom
4. Ability to supervise graduate students' research projects and
5. Willingness to serve on department, college, and university
6. Intra personal skills necessary to work effectively with
students and colleagues in a
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/
Applicants must complete an online application at
http://www.msujobs.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
is filled. Virtual interviews will be mid-late Fall of 2021.
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.