The Department of Management in the College of Business at Missouri State University seeks qualified applicants for a one-year fixed-term appointment as a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor in Strategic Management commencing Fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach three management courses each semester and teaching will primarily be in strategic management and at the undergraduate level. If the candidate satisfies the University’s criteria for graduate-level faculty status, teaching opportunities at the graduate-level may be available. This position includes employee benefits.
A PhD in Management or Business Administration from an AACSB-accredited institution with an emphasis in Strategic Management or a closely related field is required. Candidates who are ABD at the time of application and have an MBA or an MS in a business discipline from an AACSB-accredited institution will also be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working in diverse environments and/or with students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must demonstrate the competencies and expertise required to teach undergraduate courses in management and meet and maintain the appropriate faculty qualifications status within the AACSB framework.
Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri, the state’s third-largest city and the gateway to the colorful Ozark Mountains. Springfield offers a high quality of life, featuring an attractive cost of living, temperate climate, and abundant recreational opportunities. Springfield, the ‘birthplace of Route 66’, and its environs are a major commercial and entertainment hub, home to the corporate headquarters for Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Automotive, Jack Henry & Associates, Prime Trucking, SRC Holdings, and others. Springfield boasts a modern international airport (airport code SGF) with easy, direct-flight access all over the U.S. Missouri State University’s College of Business is accredited by the AACSB and is the largest in the state, with more than 5,000 majors. Missouri State University is designated a public affairs university, emphasizing ethical leadership, cultural competence, and community engagement as critical elements of its overall mission.
Submission of an application cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability, and contact information for three professional references is required. Confidential references will be contacted for only those candidates moving forward in the process. Cover letters should clearly state the applicant’s interest in Missouri State University as well as teaching interests.
Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.
Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri, the state’s third-largest city and the gateway to the colorful Ozarks. Springfield offers a high quality of life, featuring a very attractive cost of living, temperate climate, and abundant recreational opportunities. Missouri State University’s College of Business is the largest in the region, with more than 5,000 students, including more than 850 in management. To learn more about the College of Business, please visit our website at www.business.missouristate.edu.