Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, Missouri United States


    January 31, 2024
    February 12, 2024

The AACSB-accredited Craig School of Business in the College of Business and Professional Studies at Missouri Western State University invites applications for a tenure-trackAssistant Professor of Marketing position beginning in Fall 2024 (August).

The Craig School of Business is committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and applied learning experiences skills through five BSBA degrees, as well as both online and traditional MBA degree programs with concentrations in Engineering Technology, Management, Forensic Accounting and General Business. Nonacademic units integral to the Craig School of Business includes the Center for Franchise Development and the Center for Workforce Development.

Essential Job Duties

Duties for tenure-track faculty include performance of activities corresponding with the teaching, research, and service expectations for the department and college. 

We seek colleagues with disciplinary expertise in marketing, evidence of exceptional teaching, the potential for scholarly productivity and collaboration with the region, community.

Successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate disciplinary expertise in marketing.
  • Exhibit existing and potential scholarly productivity as well as the desire to collaborate with colleagues and the regional industry and community.
  • Exhibit a desire to serve diverse undergraduate and adult learners through innovative teaching and advising.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve on department committees, attend department meetings, and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Marketing or a closely-related field (ABD considered), or an AACSB-accepted Terminal Degree (e.g, DBA or JD) in a closely related field.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate or adult learners
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of teaching courses such as Digital Marketing, Advertising and Promotion, Marketing Research, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, Principles of Marketing, or Sales.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

As Missouri’s designated applied learning institution, we seek a candidate who is both collaborative and service oriented, and who demonstrates a strong commitment to building real-world active-learning environments.

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


Designated as the State of Missouri’s applied learning institution, Missouri Western State University is a public open-access institution located in St. Joseph, Missouri, on a beautiful 744-acre campus approximately 35 minutes north of the Kansas City International Airport. With 4,000 plus graduate and undergraduate students and over 29,000 alumni, Missouri Western is designated as a First-Gen Forward campus dedicated to academic innovation, regional and community partnerships, and a student-centered experience.

Missouri Western State University is an active participant in the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and region it serves, and the campus’ distinctive focus on applied learning and research is a hallmark of its innovative teaching and learning environment. Missouri Western seeks to build an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and women to apply for this position.

Posting Number: F035P

Number of Vacancies1

Desired Start Date08/15/2024

Priority Deadline: 02/12/2024

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with preference given to candidates submitting materials by 02/12/2024. This position targets a start date of August 2024.