Instructional Professor of Marketing, Analytics, and Professional Sales


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Marketing, Analytics & Prof Sales (10147543)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Position Description

The Department of Marketing, Analytics, and Professional Sales (MAPS) in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi invites applications for instructional faculty positions in Marketing or Analytics at our main campus in Oxford, Mississippi. The rank available for the positions is at the Instructional Assistant Professor or Instructional Associate Professor level, depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant. These positions are full-time, non tenure-track positions with the School of Business Administration.



To teach undergraduate courses in areas that fit with department needs beginning Fall, 2024.  Those areas include analytics and information systems.  Successful applicants will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level, providing service to the Department, being engaged with students and student associations, providing service to the University and Profession, and conducting research aimed toward quality disciplinary peer-reviewed journals and academic conferences. The normal teaching load for an instructional faculty member is 4/3 (12/9 credit hours per semester, Fall/Spring or Spring/Fall) with the possibility to teach intersession, summer courses, and/or online courses for additional pay subject to course and funding availability.  All new hires are expected to deliver instruction in multiple modes.
We are particularly interested in candidates experienced in teaching in the areas of need.  Candidates with a proven track record of effective instruction in those areas will be especially considered.


We are particularly interested in candidates experienced in teaching in the areas of need. Candidates with a proven track record of effective instruction in those areas will be especially considered.

Position Details

Appointment: 9 Month

Assignment Type: Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must have an earned doctorate in a field relevant to their teaching discipline granted by an AACSB-accredited business program or a master's degree and relevant business experience in the teaching areas. Applicants should possess strong evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship. Excellent oral communication skills are essential in this position. Candidates should show evidence of meeting the SOBA undergraduate AACSB standard for Scholarly Academics (SA) (at least two peer-reviewed journal publications in a rolling five-year period).


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.


Application Procedures

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 2024, 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 (

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