Assistant Professor, MIS Assistant Professor - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809554)

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Detailed Job Description

Tenure-track assistant professor position in Management Information Systems. Conduct scholarly research; teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; service.


The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for an expected opening of a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Management Information Systems starting August 16, 2016 in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. Candidates must have completed a doctorate in MIS or a closely 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. Research preferences are open, but candidates whose research complement existing research activity in the department will be viewed as beneficial. Candidates with teaching interests in project management, systems and software development, data communications, and data management are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu 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 at least three references with contact information.
The review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until December 31,2015. All inquiries should be directed to the department chair, Dr. Chuck Sox, at csox@cba.ua.edu; (205) 348-8992. Representatives of the search committee will be available at AMCIS 2015 in Puerto Rico.
The MIS program at the University of Alabama was ranked 8th overall among universities in 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.

Additional Position Information

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 36,000 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 31st among public business schools. The Culverhouse College of Commerce, founded in 1919, now includes over 8,000 students and 135 faculty members. With a metropolitan population of 115,000, the Tuscaloosa area offers an excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities.
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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following required documents to the appropriate link:

1) Cover letter

2) Resume/curriculum vita

3) One or two representative examples of research papers attached to the Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Statement link

4) List of at least three references with contact information attached as one document to the “Other Document 1” link

Optional documentation:

Teaching evaluations (if available)attached to the “Other Document 2” link

Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.



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

  • "INFO SYSTEMS, STATISTICS, MGT SCIENCE"
  • Assistant Professor, MIS Assistant Professor
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Information Science
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
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