The Department of Marketing in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi invites applications for the new position of Founders Chair in Marketing/Data Analytics. The anticipated starting date is August 2020. The position is a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with partial salary and research support from endowed funds. Candidates with a background with a strong track record of experience in data analysis, particularly within the substantive area of professional sales or sales management, are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach primarily in the areas of data analytics with emphasis on digital sales tools. The normal teaching load for a research-active faculty member is 2/2 (6 credit hours per each semester, Fall and Spring) with the option to teach summer courses for additional pay. The candidate must actively conduct research and publish in top-tier marketing journals, be involved in the academic community, and engage with the external business community with particular focus on building relationships for future development of a center.
Required Qualifications: To be considered for this position, the applicant must possess an earned doctorate degree and experience at an institution of higher learning sufficient to merit appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates should possess a proven track record of original research and publication in high quality recognized journals, must provide evidence of a strong commitment to scholarship, effective teaching, and service. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the departmental AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics.
Marketing Department Faculty: Housed in the School of Business Administration, the faculty of marketing department publishes in top journals including the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Production and Operations Management, to name a few. Our faculty has research expertise in ethics, strategy, sales, product innovation, supply chain, public policy, multivariate data analysis, and consumer behavior. We teach at the undergraduate, MBA, and PhD degree levels and have recently developed curriculum emphases in sales, digital marketing, and supply chain management. Dr. Barry J. Babin (PhD, LSU) is Chair of the Department and primary contact for the search.
The University of Mississippi: Located in Oxford, MS, an exceptionally livable upscale college town (www.oxfordms.com/), Ole Miss is nestled in the North Mississippi hill country, a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN. Ole Miss was named the country’s most beautiful campus by USA Today, the #1 college town to retire in by Kiplinger’s, and the #1 food town in the South by Southern Living. Oxford is also known as the home of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Faulkner and been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. The University of Mississippi has been named in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” list for the last 10 consecutive years out of the list’s 11-year history. Salary for this position is competitive, while the cost of living in Oxford is particularly low. Applications will be considered immediately.
The position will be open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is achieved. Apply online (only) at https://careers.olemiss.edu. Applications cannot be accepted in any other format. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and evidence of effective teaching. At least three references will be required from candidates invited to campus. For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Barry J. Babin, 340 Holman Hall, School of Business Administration, PO Box 1848, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848 (email@example.com).
The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. Short ad for print publications Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing: The School of Business Administration at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Marketing with a specialization in sales and digital analytics to begin August, 2020. Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree and be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor. For additional information, requirements, and to apply go to https://careers.olemiss.edu. EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.
To be considered for this position, the applicant must possess an earned doctorate degree and experience at an institution of higher learning sufficient to merit appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates should possess a proven track record of original research and publication in high quality recognized journals, must provide evidence of a strong commitment to scholarship, effective teaching, and service. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the departmental AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics.