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Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: 502914
Position Information (JOB# 502914)
Mississippi State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Quantitative Analysis starting August 2022. The position involves: teaching business analytics, business decision analysis, and statistics courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels (online and face-to-face), supporting the college’s doctoral programs with courses in statistical methods and/or service on doctoral committees; conducting research and publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals; and providing appropriate service to the university, business community, and discipline.
Qualified candidates will possess an earned doctorate in a directly related field (i.e., Statistics, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Decision Sciences) or other field with substantial graduate course work in statistics, quantitative analysis, business analytics, or management science; a desire to conduct high-quality collaborative research on statistical methodology and applications, data visualization, business analytics, analysis of large data sets, data mining, operations research, supply chain analytics, marketing analytics, or multivariate statistics (other areas will also be considered); and an interest in teaching in the areas of undergraduate and graduate business statistics including courses in the college’s business analytics minor. Note that publications in quality peer-reviewed academic journals of any business discipline will be recognized for future promotion and tenure. Interdisciplinary or collaborative research within business disciplines is encouraged. Outstanding ABDs, very near to completion, will be considered.
Preferred candidates will have a doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution and evidence of excellent teaching skills relevant to quantitative courses for business students. Professional industry and/or practitioner outreach experience is highly desired. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses per semester. Exceptional candidates with strong research records may be considered at the rank of Associate Professor.
Mississippi State is a comprehensive university with a diverse and capable student body of over 22,000 students from every state and 80+ countries and is designated as Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. A body of energetic researchers, assisted by an effective research administration, places Mississippi State among the top one hundred universities in the nation in research and development.
Mississippi State’s College of Business is the oldest college of business in the state and one of the oldest in the South. The college is housed in the renovated and expanded McCool Hall in the heart of campus and offers undergraduate degree programs in ten areas, masters programs in six areas, and doctoral programs in four areas.
The Department of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis and Business Law comprises a collegial group of faculty that deliver outstanding undergraduate programs, including a minor in business analytics, while providing service courses in business quantitative analysis, and business law for business-related majors. At the graduate level, the department offers a Ph.D. Program in marketing and delivers doctoral-level courses to support the college's doctoral programs and delivers masters-level courses to support the college's on-campus and distance MBA programs and a Business Analytics minor. Additional information can be found on the following sites: http://www.business.msstate.edu/programs/marketing ; http://business.msstate.edu/ ; http://www.msstate.edu/
To apply, candidates must complete an online application at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/502914 . Required documents include a current CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Stephen L. France (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Jason Lueg (email@example.com), search committee co-chairs, or at: Department of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis and Business Law, College of Business, Mississippi State University, PO Box 9582, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with level of preparation and experience. Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable 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. MSU will be interviewing candidates virtually this October.