Abilene, Texas United States
Abilene, Texas United States
School of Business: The Walter and Virginia Johnson School of Business is being developed based on a strong emphasis on excellent instruction with focuses on entrepreneurship, international business, 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 in.
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 1,200 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.
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. We are particularly interested in digital marketing. Candidates must be committed to McMurry’s vision of liberal arts education integrated with business-oriented preparation.
McMurry is deeply committed to building a community that embraces diversity and fosters equity and inclusion on our campus. We seek applicants who recognize diversity and cultural mindfulness as integral components of university excellence. We are looking for candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and the advancement of distinctive perspectives at McMurry.
Essential Duties SummaryDuties: Teaching responsibilities will include a 3 – 3 load of undergraduate courses such as Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Digital Marketing and Marketing Research. 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 QualificationsApplicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or DBA in Marketing from an accredited institution by August 2023. 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. This is a tenure-track position with a normal six-year time frame unless the candidate chosen brings in prior experience.
Minimum Required EducationDoctoral Degree
Preferred QualificationsThe 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. Candidates must be committed to McMurry’s vision of liberal arts education integrated with business-oriented preparation
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 Number: AS760P
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2023
Posting Open Date: 10/18/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants must provide required information through the online application.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.McMurry University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.