Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor - Management Information Systems - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Tenure track position in MIS. The successful candidate will conduct scholarly research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and perform College and University service activities.

Faculty Position in Management Information Systems

The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Management Information Systems starting January 1 or August 16, 2015 in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. Candidates must have completed a doctorate in MIS or a related field by the start of the appointment. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a proven ability to produce high impact research and to excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates with interests in Business Analytics and Big Data are especially encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. For consideration at the Associate or Full Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong record of relevant research and teaching appropriate for the level of appointment. Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Applicants must apply online at and include a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or two representative examples of research papers, teaching evaluations (if available), and a list of three references. Candidates for a junior tenure-track position should apply to the Assistant Professor posting, and candidates seeking a senior position should apply to the Associate/Full Professor posting.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until October 15, 2014. All inquiries should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Uzma Raja, at, (205)348-7688 or the department chair, Dr. Chuck Sox, at; (205) 348-8992. Representatives of the search committee will be available at AMCIS for informal inquiries.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Additional Position Information

The MIS program at the University of Alabama was ranked 4th among public universities and 8th overall in the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek rankings. The program supports a growing undergraduate MIS major along with specializations in the M.S., MBA, and Ph.D. degree programs. The program benefits from strong relationships with leading companies that sponsor the program. The program is housed within the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science, which creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary research, particularly in the areas of business analytics and big data.

Founded in 1831 and located in the historic city of Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama is the main campus of the UA system and the largest university campus in the state with a total enrollment of approximately 34,000 students. In 2013 the university was ranked 32nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report, and the Culverhouse College of Commerce was ranked 29th among public business schools. The Culverhouse College of Commerce, founded in 1919, now includes over 7,000 students and 122 faculty members. With a metropolitan population of 115,000, the Tuscaloosa area offers an excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be considered incomplete and will not be considered for further review if required documents are not attached.

Please attach the following to the corresponding Required Applicant Document Link:
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Teaching Philosophy
Other Document 1: name, address, e-mail address, and phone numbers of three (3) references.
Other Document 2: research paper

Optional Document:
Other Document 3: optional research paper

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

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, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Computer Science
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter