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Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  School of Business Administration (10000818)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Position Description


The Marketing Department of the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions in Marketing at our main campus in Oxford, Mississippi at either the Assistant or the Associate Professor level. 


Duties: Successful applicants will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level, conducting research aimed toward top-tier disciplinary journals, and to provide service to the university and the profession beginning Fall 2023. The normal teaching load for a research-active faculty member is 2/2 (6 credit hours per semester, Fall and Spring) with the option to teach intersession, summer courses, and/or online courses for additional pay subject to course and funding availability.
We are particularly interested in candidates capable of teaching in sales and supply chain management areas.  In particular, expertise with sales-related technologies, including digital/virtual selling, is advantageous.  Our industry partners are very engaged in analytics applied to sales and distribution. Candidates who can work well with industry partners also are preferred.  An ability to support dissertation work in marketing-related areas is a plus.


The University of Mississippi is situated in Oxford, MS, an extraordinarily livable city ( and a quintessential southern college town. Oxford, named after Oxford, England, is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN, and it is known as home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Oxford was founded as a University town and remains one today.  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. ESPN rated Oxford as the best college town in the country in 2021. Along with quality of life and cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, world-class restaurants (one nick-name for Oxford is the “Little Easy”), and the Ford Center for Performing Arts.  Virtually everything is within walking distance of the Ole Miss campus and “the Square.”  Salary for the positions is competitive with peer institutions.  In addition, the cost of living in Oxford remains relatively low in comparison to the rest of the U.S.A. (approximately 47% lower than the Washington, DC area).


Application Procedure: 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. The anticipated starting date is August 2023, in time for the Fall semester. Applications will be considered immediately. The position will remain open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is achieved. For additional information, contact Dr. Barry J. Babin, Chair Search Committee, 235 Holman Hall, School of Business Administration, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677 (


Position Details

Appointment (9 Month)

Assignment Type (Tenure Track)

Minimum Qualifications


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 2023) in Marketing or a related discipline (i.e., Supply Chain Management) from an AACSB accredited or well-regarded business program. Applicants should possess strong evidence of the potential to publish research in elite academic marketing journals and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the departmental AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics (SA).


About the University of Mississippi: The Marketing department at Ole Miss has a notably successful faculty. Our faculty are part of international editorial boards and the leadership for the Academy of Marketing Science, a leading professional association for marketing research. Faculty in the department have accumulated a quarter million citations.

Application Procedures

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About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.


Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. 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. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.


Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi