Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems (MIS) - 517874
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 517874
Department/Organization 206601 - Info Systems/Statistics/Mgt Science
Rank Assistant Professor
Position Summary Teach undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and doctoral level) courses, conduct high-impact research, and perform committee service. While untenured, position will be responsible for teaching three (3) courses per year, and may include a large lecture section of an introductory MIS course. Previous relevant professional experience is a plus.
Detailed Position Information The Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in MIS, starting August 16, 2023. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of high-impact research and excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching. We are open to a broad range of MIS research topics and methods that can enhance our department’s research. In terms of teaching, candidates with experience teaching courses in systems analysis and design, software engineering / programming, database management, or data communications are preferred. Having relevant professional experience is also a plus.
Minimum Qualifications 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.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred candidates will seek to publish in MIS journals featured on the Culverhouse journal list, especially in the “aspirational” and “excellent” categories (https://research.culverhouse.ua.edu/policies/college-journal-list/).
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Candidates must apply online at http://careers.ua.edu and submit the following set of documents: 1. Cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position; 2. statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, and teaching and assessment methods; 3. teaching evaluations; 4. statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research; 5. statement of their outlook on diversity, equity, and inclusion and how it may inform their teaching, research, and service efforts; 6. full contact information for at least three academic or professional references, and 7. a writing/publication sample (optional). Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled.
About the Division/College/School The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.
The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.
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About the University The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
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With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
Background Investigation and EEO Statement Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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