Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Systems
Department of Information Systems
The Department of Information Systems in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant to associate 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, 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 AMCIS conference in August in Boston.
Candidates should possess, or expect to earn before beginning their appointment, a doctorate in Information Systems or a 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.
The Hankamer School of Business (http://www.baylor.edu/business/) is AACSB accredited and home to the Department of Information Systems (http://www.baylor.edu/business/mis/). The Information Systems Department has 27 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 (http://www.baylor.edu/giving/fostercampus/).
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.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).
Candidates should provide 1) a letter of interest, including a statement of personal faith and potential fit with Baylor's Christian mission; 2) a curriculum vita; and 3) three letters of recommendation. Application materials should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/42753. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Tim Kayworth, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com). For questions about the application process, please contact Carol Marroquin, Office Manager/Department of Information Systems (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
Application materials should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/42753.
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