The Robert W. Plaster College of Business at Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Management at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2021. Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) is a four-year liberal arts institution serving approximately 5,000 students. Expanding graduate and undergraduate programs provide faculty with rich opportunities for service and scholarship. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theater, art, music, and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region.
The Plaster College of Business (PCB) is accredited by ACBSP and is actively pursuing AACSB accreditation with 25+ full-time tenured/tenure track faculty serving approximately 1,000 students. The PSB currently offers two graduate programs: Master of Accountancy and Master of Science in Management. Undergraduate programs include Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, HR Management, Marketing, and International Business. In addition, certificates are available in Entrepreneurship and Management. The Small Business Development Center is also housed within the Plaster School of Business.
The candidate will possess an earned doctorate by no later than August 1, 2021 in Management or a related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD candidates can be considered for a visiting position). The Plaster College is seeking qualified individuals to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, which may include some combination of the following courses: business statistics, statistical quality control, operations management, quality management, data analytics, strategic management, management information systems, leadership and entrepreneurship. Instructional delivery may occur through traditional, on-line, and alternative instructional methods. The successful candidate will maintain excellence in teaching; engage in an active program of scholarship that results in quality, peer reviewed journal articles; participate in university and community service; and student advisement. Demonstrated ability to work with and/or knowledge of diverse populations is preferred. Related business experience as well as abilities in the area of business analytics are also desirable. Voluntary summer contracts may be available.
Apply at www.mssu.edu/jobs . Submit a confidential letter of application, vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will be ongoing until a qualified candidate is selected. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Employment requires a background check. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer.
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.