[AISWorld] Assistant Professor of MIS Faculty Position at the University of Alabama

Clay Posey cposey at cba.ua.edu
Fri Jul 17 17:17:57 EDT 2015

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

Applicants must apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/37098
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.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be
accepted until October 31,2015. All inquiries should be directed to the
department chair, Dr. Chuck Sox, at csox at cba.ua.edu; (205) 348-8992.
Representatives of the search committee will be available at AMCIS 2015 in
Puerto Rico. Candidates who want to meet with a representative should
contact Dr. Uzma Raja at uraja at cba.ua.edu by August 7th, 2015.

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.

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.

Dr. Clay Posey
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Culverhouse College of Commerce
The University of Alabama
Box 870226
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0226
voice: 1 (205) 348-0728
fax: 1 (205) 348-0560

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