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Assistant/Associate Professor of Management
University of Mississippi

  • May 23, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Management
  • School of Business
  • University of Mississippi
    University, MS
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • General Management
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

The Management Department of the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position focusing on strategy and entrepreneurship beginning in August, 2018.

Duties: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy and entrepreneurship beginning Fall, 2018; conduct research aimed toward top-tier journals; and provide service to the university and the profession. The normal teaching load for this position for a research-active faculty member is 2/2 with the option to teach summer courses and/or online courses for additional pay subject to course and funding availability.

Required Qualifications: To be considered for this position, the applicant must have an earned doctorate degree (or hold ABD status with expected degree completion prior to August 2018) from an AACSB accredited or highly regarded program in Management, preferably in strategic management or entrepreneurship. Applicants should possess a proven track record of original research and publication in quality/recognized management journals, and must provide evidence of a strong commitment to scholarship, effective teaching, and service.

The Management department at Ole Miss has seen a notable improvement in the quality of its publications in recent years. Our faculty are part of international editorial boards and the leadership for the Southern Management Association. In the last five years, our faculty have published in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategy Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Organization Science. Incoming faculty would be expected to continue this productivity and can expect robust support to do so.

The University of Mississippi is situated in Oxford, MS, an extraordinarily livable city ( featuring all that is best about living in the South. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, 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. Salary for this position is competitive while the cost of living in Oxford is particularly low (e.g., approximately 38% lower than the Washington, DC area).

Salary is competitive based on experience and credentials. Applications will be considered immediately. The position will remain open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is achieved.

Apply online (only) at 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 Dr. Richard Gentry, Chair Search Committee, 339 Holman Hall, School of Business Administration, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677 (

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  • Dr. Richard Gentry
    School of Business
    University of Mississippi
    PO Box 1848
    University, MS 38677
  • 662-915-5820
  • 662-915-5821


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