Assistant Professor of Management & Information Systems - 518440
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 518440
Department/Organization 206601 - Info Systems/Statistics/Mgt Science
Rank Assistant Professor
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.
Detailed Position Information The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Management Information Systems (MIS) in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science starting August 16, 2023.
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, the AIS Senior Scholars List, and/or technical outlets such as IEEE 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 cybersecurity, healthcare, systems development and delivery, software engineering, 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 verification.
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have completed a doctorate in MIS or a closely related field by the start of the appointment.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Applicants must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and include a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, one representative example of a research paper, evidence of effective teaching, and a list of at least three references with contact information. Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify the applicant.
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.
Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.
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.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.
About Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
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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