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Instructor of Managment Position at Mississippi State Univ.

  • 1.  Instructor of Managment Position at Mississippi State Univ.

    Posted 08-06-2021 10:33

    The Department of Management and Information Systems in the College of Business at Mississippi State University invites applications for an Instructor of Management to start August 2022. This is a full-time non-tenure track position at the Instructor level to teach face-to-face and distance courses in Business Management at the undergraduate level.

    Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated history of delivering high-quality instruction in face-to-face and distance learning environments at the undergraduate level. A high level of commitment to high-quality instruction is expected in this position. A normal teaching load is four courses per semester. Candidates should have effective interpersonal skills, in addition to the knowledge, skill and ability to instruct students in various Management courses via distance and face-to-face. Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of management courses each semester, such as such as Principles of Management, Organizational Communications, Introduction to Human Resource Management, Responsible Leadership among others at the undergraduate level. Candidates should have a commitment to serve as a team player and provide appropriate levels of service within the department, college, and university as needed. Finally, candidates will be expected to conduct sufficient applied research to maintain academic qualification for this position.

    Appointment Date:  August 2022

    Minimum Requirements

    • Successful candidate must have a Master in Business Administration or in a closely related field. Prior teaching experience at an undergraduate level.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in Management or a related field. Ability to teach a variety of Management courses such as Business Policy, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Principles of Management and Responsible Leadership.

    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 as well as a Ph.D. program in management. We also support the full-time and online MBA programs offered by the College of Business. All of our degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB. Our Department is ranked 6th in the world in Family Business and Entrepreneurship research. 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.

    Mississippi State University

    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, Starkville provides a college-town living experience with Southeastern Conference (SEC) athletic competitions and cultural events. 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.

    Application Instructions

    Applicants should apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (position 502754; 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.

    Michele M. Craven
    Assistant Professor
    Mississippi State University