Assistant Professor, MIS (3-year renewable, non-tenure) - 521182
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 521182
Department/Organization 206601 - Info Systems/Statistics/Mgt Science
Rank Assistant Professor
Position Summary Teach at least 24 credit hours per year, conduct scholarly activities as appropriate to remain qualified in accordance with AACSB and perform service activities for department college and the University.
Detailed Position Information The University of Alabama’s Department of Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science invites applications for an appointment as a non-tenure earning Assistant Professor in the area of Management Information Systems (MIS).
Responsibilities include: (1) Teaching graduate/undergraduate courses primarily in the fields software development, project management, or systems analysis and design. (2) Guiding Capstone project teams. (3) Conducting scholarly activities as appropriate to remain in good standing in regard to AACSB qualifications. (4) Performing service activities for department, college, and the university. (5) Selected candidates will also be expected to immerse in organizing MIS events such as Hackathons, UA innovate, and affinity group meetings with our industry partners.
This position is a non-tenure earning position, renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University, with no expectation of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.
Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Minimum Qualifications A PhD in Management Information Sciences or related field with experience teaching MIS related courses.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred candidates will have at least 10 years relevant industry experience with at least 5 of those years in the areas of software development, project management, or systems analysis and design.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Applicants must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and include a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references with contact information. The review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted 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.
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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