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Robert W. Plaster School of Business

Human Resources Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management

FULL TIME POSITION— The Robert W. Plaster School of Business at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Management beginning Fall 2016. The position requires:  teaching undergraduate courses in management, with a particular interest in Human Resources, or Organizational Behavior and Strategy, along with the ability to teach at the master’s level.  Limited service and scholarship will be required.  Both teaching and business work experience are preferred.  A master’s degree in Management or an MBA is required, although a Ph.D. or DBA from an accredited business program is preferred.  Visiting faculty positions are renewable for up to three years and may be converted to tenure track for a suitable candidate. 

Application review will begin on May 16, 2016, and continue until the 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.