Management Position (Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track Position)
The Department of Management and Information Systems in the College of Business at Mississippi State University invites applications for an assistant/associate tenure-track position in Management (OB/HR) to start August 2021. Responsibilities include scholarly research, teaching, and service. Research expectations are consistent with those of an AACSB-accredited, doctoral-degree granting College of Business. A normal teaching load is six credit hours per semester. Candidates will be expected to teach Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and/or Principles of Management. Finally, candidates should have a commitment to appropriate levels of service within the department, college, and university.
Appointment Date: Fall 2021
Candidates should either have a PhD in Management or a closely related field or be ABD with evidence that they will complete their program before the August 2021 start date.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to do quality research leading to publications in top Management journals.
Candidates should demonstrate an ability for and commitment to quality teaching.
Candidates should have the ability to teach Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and/or Principles of Management.
Experience teaching entrepreneurship will be considered favorably but is not a requirement.
Previous research in family business and/or OB entrepreneurship will be considered favorably but is not a requirement.
Previous experience in a tenure-track position will be considered favorably but is not a requirement.
Most departments say they are collegial, but we truly are, as evidenced by multiple faculty research collaborations, broad commitment to PhD students, and a close-knit, work-at-the-office culture. We offer an undergraduate major as well as a Ph.D. program in management. We also support the full-time and on-line MBA programs offered by the College of Business. All our degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB. Our Department is ranked 6th in the world in Family Business and Entrepreneurship research. Our success in the area of family business and entrepreneurship is a consequence of an ability to blend the diverse skills of faculty from multiple fields in management into an integrated team. The Center of Family Enterprise Research (www.business.msstate.edu/research/cofer/) is housed in the Department, and the Entrepreneurship Center (https://ecenter.msstate.edu/) is housed in the College of Business. Together, they provide faculty with unique research, funding, and outreach opportunities.
Mississippi State University, City of Starkville, and Golden Triangle Region
Founded in 1878, Mississippi State University (www.msstate.edu) provides a rich heritage and state-of-the-art instructional and research technologies. Located in northeast Mississippi’s Golden Triangle Region (featured on 60 Minutes for its manufacturing boom), Starkville provides a college-town living experience. The university campus is one of the most charming in the southeastern United States and boasts numerous architectural and cultural attractions. Mississippi State University is one of only 17 land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant public institutions in the country with over 1,300 faculty and nearly 22,000 students. It is also a member of the prestigious Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Applicants should apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (position 499936; department 041300) and complete the personal data information form (application) and submit a cover letter, current vita, and two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation can also be sent directly by email to the Associate Dean and Interim Department Head, Dr. Kevin Rogers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by 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.