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Assistant Professor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC150026679
Company Name
The University of Alabama
Physical Address

Tuscaloosa, AL 35486
Job Description

Posting Details (Default Section)

Requisition Number:
0812251

Number of Open Positions:
2

Position Title:
Assistant Professor

Other Title Information:
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Organization:
206601 – “INFO SYSTEMS, STATISTICS, MGT SCIENCE

Position Summary:

The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, seeking external research funding, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.

Ad Text:

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Management Information Systems (MIS) in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science starting August 16, 2020. Candidates must have completed a doctorate in MIS or a closely related field by the start of the appointment. Current Assistant Professors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should demonstrate both an interest in conducting high-impact research and evidence of excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching. Preferred candidates will seek to publish in journals featured on the UT-Dallas List (MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research), the AIS Senior Scholars List (Journal of Management Information Systems and Journal of the Association for Information Systems), and/or technical outlets such as IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering or Decision Support Systems. We are open to all IS research topics and methods, but prefer candidates whose work complements ongoing faculty research activity, which includes information security, healthcare, systems development and delivery, and data science. Candidates with teaching interests in software engineering / programming, database management, data communications, or systems analysis and design are preferred. Having relevant professional experience is also a desirable trait for candidates.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. Applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and include a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, one or two representative examples of research papers, and a list of at least three references with contact information. Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.
The review of applications begins immediately, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Direct all inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. David Hale, at dhale@cba.ua.edu.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Additional Position Information:

The MIS program in the Culverhouse College of Business supports a nationally recognized undergraduate MIS major, a new Master’s of Science in MIS, and growing specializations in the MBA and Ph.D. degree programs. The program is part of the interdisciplinary Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science, creating opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and cross-publications in fields such as Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Statistics.
MIS faculty at The University of Alabama actively engage in the scholarly life of the Information Systems community, publishing in journals identified earlier, serving in leadership roles at the Association for Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of the Association for Information Systems, and developing students through our award-winning AIS Student Chapter and a growing PhD program.
The MIS faculty at the University of Alabama work in Tuscaloosa, AL – a growing city of around 100,000 – with a great sports atmosphere, headlined by a top-ranked college football program, a vibrant music scene anchored by the Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre – a 7,400-seat venue, an active Farmers’ Market on the banks of the Black Warrior River, and the Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts which connects hundreds of artists to the public. Tuscaloosa is surrounded by lakes and forests that provide easy access to outdoor living, and is a one hour drive from Birmingham, AL, which hosts a thriving food and arts scene.

UA EEO Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Search Initiation Date:
10/21/2019

Expected Starting Date:
08/16/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach the following required documents to the appropriate link:

1) cover letter
2) resume/curriculum vitae (with at least three references listed)
3) research statement as Other Document 1
4) one or two representative research papers as Other Document 2 and 3

College/School/Division:
Commerce and Business Administration

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Yes

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Required Documents

Required Documents

+ Resume / Curriculum Vitae

+ Cover Letter

+ Other Document 1

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