[AISWorld] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in MIS at the University of Memphis

Chen Zhang (czhang12) czhang12 at memphis.edu
Fri Jan 22 00:34:22 EST 2016

The Fogelman College of Business & Economics is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Information and Technology (formerly MIS) starting Fall 2016.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. with a concentration in information systems or a closely related field such as statistics, operations, or management science by the beginning of the appointment. Candidates should have begun to establish a record of excellence in research, evidenced by research targeted at high quality journals. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence with an interest and/or background in business analytics with an emphasis on big data and social media analytics as well as expertise in econometrics. Senior Assistant Professor candidates will be expected to have a research record of publication in top tier MIS journals and be supportive of teaching business analytics in the MBA and/or MSBA degree programs.

The Fogelman College of Business and Economics <http://fcbe.memphis.edu/> is AACSB accredited and serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and 600 graduate students. The Department of Business Information and Technology (formerly MIS) <http://www.memphis.edu/bitm> is an academically diverse, research-oriented group of 17 full-time faculty members and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs.  The BBA degree program is one of the largest undergraduate majors in the College and University, and utilizes the AIS Model Curriculum as its foundation. The MSBA degree program with a concentration in MIS also has high enrollment with a large percentage of international students.  The Ph.D. degree program is very research active and is the only Ph.D. program in MIS in the State of Tennessee. The BIT department's faculty members regularly publish in high impact journals. Current faculty members have served in senior editorial roles for such journals as MISQ and ISR. The department maintains strong relationships with the Memphis business community and is engaged with a wide range of regional CIOs and technology leaders.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining qualifications and interests, detailed curriculum vita, a research sample, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.  Applications must be submitted online at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/11687. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact:
Chen Zhang
Search Committee Chair
Department of Business Information and Technology (formerly MIS)
Fogelman College of Business and Economics
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Voice: (901) 678-5671; Fax:  (901) 678-4151
E-mail: czhang12 at memphis.edu<mailto:czhang12 at memphis.edu>

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