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Mississippi State University--Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Tenure Track Position

  • 1.  Mississippi State University--Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Tenure Track Position

    Posted 07-20-2021 13:51

    Management Position--Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Tenure Track

    The Department of Management and Information Systems in the College of Business at Mississippi State University invites applications for an assistant/associate/full tenure-track position in Management with a focus on Entrepreneurship/Strategy to start August 2022. Responsibilities include scholarly research, teaching, and service. Research expectations are consistent with those of an AACSB-accredited, doctoral-degree granting College of Business.  A typical teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates will be expected to teach courses such as Entrepreneurship and/or Strategic Management/Business Policy at the graduate and undergraduate levels and/or Principles of Management at the undergraduate level. Finally, candidates should have a commitment to appropriate levels of service within the department, college, and university.

    Appointment Date:  August 2022

    Minimum Requirements

    • Candidates must have a PhD in Management, a closely related field, or be ABD with convincing evidence they will complete their program before the August 2022 start date.
    • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to do quality research leading to publications in top management journals.
    • Candidates must demonstrate an ability and commitment to quality teaching.
    • Candidates should have the ability to teach Entrepreneurship, followed by Strategic Management, and/or Principles of Management.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Given that the Center of Family Enterprise Research is housed within the department, existing publications and/or an interest in family business research will be considered favorably.
    • Previous experience in a tenure-track position will be considered favorably but is not a requirement.

    Our Department

    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, Ph.D. program in management, and also support the full-time and on-line MBA programs. All degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB, and 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/) and the Family Business Education Initiative (https://www.business.msstate.edu/faculty-research/research-centers/family-business-education-initiative) are 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 502753; 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 Department Head, Dr. Laura Marler (lmarler@business.msstate.edu).

    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.


    Benjamin McLarty
    Mississippi State University
    Mississippi State MS