Texas Tech University Assistant Professor-Management Information Systems in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

The Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University invites applications for two (2) assistant professor positions in Management Information Systems beginning August 2018. Priority will be given to applicants with strong potential for publishing in top journals in MIS and related fields. The position required a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems or a related field. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The MIS group is located in the Information Systems & Quantitative Sciences area of the Rawls College of Business. The MIS group has a long tradition of publishing in top-tier journals in MIS and allied fields. MIS scholars at the Rawls College include Miguel Aguirre-Arreta, Glenn Browne, Jim Burns, Fred Davis, John Durrett, Joy He, Don Jones, Zhangxi Lin, Jaeki Song, Eric Walden, Jim Wetherbe, and Surya Yadav.

The standard teaching load for faculty at the Rawls College is 2-2. Summer support is usually also available for the first three years. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in our undergraduate, MBA, M.S.-Data Science, and the Ph.D. programs. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, commitment to extra-curricular activities, and seeking outside research funding. Service to the department, college, and university are expected.

The MIS area offers and undergraduate degree, a Masters degree in Data Science, and a Ph.D. degree. The college offers undergraduate, Masters of Science, MBA (STEM and Working Professional), and Ph.D. degrees. In addition to ISQS, the Rawls College has areas of Finance, Management, Marketing, and Energy Commerce, as well as a School of Accountancy and a program in Health Organizational Management. The Rawls College of Business is located in a new state-of-the-are building opened in 2012.

The ISQS area includes the Center for Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence, which is devoted to research on Data Science topics. The Center hosts an annual Symposium on Big Data each spring (see http://zlin.ba.ttu.edu/BigDataSymposium2015.htm).

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Assistant Professor-Management Information Systems

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech University

Campus: Texas Tech University

Department: Rawls College of Business

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Monthly

Salary Grade: 800

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 11034BR