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Management & Marketing

Robert W. Plaster School of Business

Human Resources Department

Assistant/Associate Professor of Management (Tenure-Track, Named Professorship Possible)

FULL TIME POSITION— The Robert W. Plaster School of Business at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track (named professorship possible with appropriate level of achievement) Assistant/Associate Professor of Management beginning Fall 2016.

The position requires:

1) teaching courses in principles of management, organizational behavior or strategy, along with additional courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, including online instruction; 2) maintaining an active agenda of scholarly activity appropriate for AACSB Scholarly Academics; and 3) providing service to the university and community. A PhD or DBA from an AACSB accredited program is required.  Teaching experience is preferred.  Receiving a Youngman Endowed Professorship in Management as part of this appointment requires demonstrated or potential excellence in research and teaching. 

Application review will begin after October 31, 2015, and continue until position is filled.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued.) Please email documents to and indicate position title in the subject line. Employment will require a successful background check.

MSSU is an EOE Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Candidates must be lawfully authorized to work in the United States. E-Verify participating employer.



Applicants for employment may visit to view the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy that details MSSU policies and statistics about campus crime. A paper copy of this information is available upon request to the University Police Department at 417-626-2222.