Assistant Professor of Information Systems
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
The Sam M. Walton College of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to teach in the Information Systems department to begin August 2019.
The Assistant Professor is expected conduct research suitable for publication in top tier journals and to teach three courses per year for the first three years (which could all be taught in one semester depending on the individualís preference and departmental needs), and four classes each year thereafter. The courses taught could be a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses, and a mix of face-to-face and online courses, as needed. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive.
In order to enhance educational diversity, the University of Arkansas seeks to include and integrate individuals from varied backgrounds and with varied characteristics such as those defined by race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, socioeconomic background, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and intellectual perspective.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be Scholarly Academic per AACSB accreditation standards which includes completion of a doctorate in information systems or a closely related field, prior to the position start date, from a nationally or internationally accredited university. Candidates should demonstrate clear promise of research potential based on the quality of their research and their ability to publish in top tier journals. Candidates should also demonstrate promise of such teaching excellence. Teaching a broad range of information systems course at various levels is important. Some of the specialized areas in which our faculty members may be expected to teach include business analytics, enterprise resource planning, database, and blockchain enterprise systems.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have documented excellence in research and teaching. Special consideration will be given to prior experience and expertise in teaching courses focused on data, analytics, enterprise systems, and blockchain. We would prefer candidates with a demonstrated record of or interest in publishing in leading information systems journals, such as MISQ, ISR, JMIS and JAIS.
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of Aís employment system at http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/30769 before December 5, 2018 for full consideration.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV (including a list of references), statement about research and teaching, evaluations (if any) and sample papers. Initial interviews will take place face to face at International Conference on Information Systems, 2018, or via video conference in early January 2019. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. A decision is expected by April 2019. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Varun Grover (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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