Assistant/Associate Professor- Management

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor- Management
Position Type Faculty
Job Description

School of Business: The Walter F. and Virginia Johnson School of Business at McMurry University recently completed a $10,000,000 endowment campaign by exceeding its goal, and is being designed with a strong emphasis on excellent instruction with focuses on entrepreneurship, international business, innovation, and Christian values. The person hired for this position will receive an endowed professorship with the expectation that he/she will be a scholarship driver within the School. The atmosphere within the School of Business is highly collegial with opportunities for outstanding professional growth.

Campus: The Johnson School of Business is located on a traditional campus in Abilene, Texas, the dividing line between east and west Texas. Abilene is a city of 120,000 people with little to no traffic, lots of indoor, outdoor, and cultural activities, and recent recognition as one the best cities in America to live and retire.

The University: McMurry University is a liberal arts university offering bachelor’s degrees in the fine arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, business, education, and nursing. Steeped in United Methodist tradition, our 1,100 students are affected daily by our Core Values. The ideal candidate will support the mission & core values of the University, while maximizing each student’s level of achievement and exposing them to those qualities that go into making a successful life.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaching responsibilities will include 3 undergraduate courses per semester such as Principles of Management, Upper Level Management, Entrepreneurship, and International Marketing. A stream of high quality research output is also expected. Faculty members also advise students and student organizations; in addition to other typical service activities for the School, University, and Abilene community.

Required Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or DBA in Management from an accredited institution by August 2018. Preference will be given to senior assistant professors or associate professors with an established research agenda. However, junior faculty with potential for outstanding scholarship will also be considered.

Candidates must be committed to McMurry’s vision of liberal arts education integrated with business-oriented preparation.

Minimum Required Education Doctoral Degree
Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong personal research stream for publication, or potential for research productivity. Preference will be given to those who have business experience, a willingness to integrate contemporary business practices and technologies in curriculum offerings, and the skills to enhance the School’s chosen areas of excellence. Among the priorities is fields in Entrepreneurship and/or International Management.

Physical Demands
EEO Statement

McMurry University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, veteran’s status, or against qualified disabled persons in employment or the provision of services, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS152P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Posting Open Date 07/17/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please COMBINE transcripts from all institutions into a single file before uploading. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hire.

Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. Paul M. Mason, Dean, School of Business, McMurry University, Box 398, Abilene, Texas, 79697. E-mail queries may be addressed to Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline Date:
A review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Dean Mason will be interviewing at the Academy of Management Conference in Atlanta so expeditiousness in applying is important.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation