Assistant Professor of MIS
Company: Baylor University
Posted on: December 1, 2018
The Department of Information Systems in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. All areas of teaching and research focus will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for teaching in one or more of the technical areas of information systems -- programming, systems analysis and design, database, or information security, and publishing high quality research relevant to the field. The Department of Information Systems seeks to enhance the school's standing and reputation with ambitious researchers who have initiated and/or sustained a record of publications in high quality journals. Candidates should also be devoted to excellence in teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ICIS conference in December in San Francisco. The Hankamer School of Business is AACSB accredited and home to the Department of Information Systems. The Information Systems Department has 31 fulltime faculty supporting three fulltime MIS degrees (undergraduate MIS, MSIS, and PhD) as well as business school service courses in quantitative business analysis (QBA), MIS, and business communications. Faculty positions in Baylor's Department of Information Systems offer market-competitive salaries, generous research support, potential for teaching to be stacked into one semester, and better than average benefits. Benefits include tuition remission for spouses and dependents at Baylor and a consortium of other highly regarded private universities. In August, 2015, the department moved into the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For." The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris , ( ) and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world's largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries. Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Qualifications: Candidates should possess, or expect to earn before beginning their appointment, a doctorate in Information Systems or a closely related field. While prior industry experience is not mandatory, it is preferable. Along with these academic and professional credentials, applicants should have the ability to collaborate effectively with other faculty in a dynamic team-oriented educational environment. Finally, candidates should demonstrate a record of high-quality research or research promise. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact our department chair, Dr. Jonathan Trower (). For questions about the application process, please contact Carol Marroquin, Office Manager/Department of Information Systems ().
Keywords: Baylor University, Waco , Assistant Professor of MIS, Education / Teaching , Waco, Texas
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