Positions in Management Information Systems
The Department of Decision and Information Sciences (DISC) within the C. T. Bauer College of Business is seeking qualified applicants for one or more faculty positions in the Management Information Systems (MIS) area with a start date of September 2013. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in MIS or a closely related discipline, and a demonstrated capability for research excellence and high quality teaching. The search is open to rank, however, the preferred starting ranks are at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Candidates with exceptional credentials will be considered for an endowed position. The selected candidate will be expected to (a) publish in top-tier and highly respected journals, (b) contribute to the mentoring and development of Ph.D. students and (c) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in MIS, and in related areas such as Business Analytics and Intelligence. The College offers generous research support and an attractive annual teaching load.
About the Department and the C.T. Bauer College of Business
The University of Houston is a major urban university, committed to academic excellence, and located on a 550 acre campus three miles from downtown Houston. With an enrollment of 36,000 students representing more than 130 nations, the University of Houston is one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is AACSB accredited with its 4600 undergraduate and 1200 graduate students pursuing BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and Ph.D. Business Week ranks the C.T. Bauer College of Business among the top forty public business schools in the country. Owing to an excellent job market for MIS majors in Houston, this new position is to fill the over 300% increase in demand since 2008. The DISC department is composed of information systems, operations/supply chain management, statistics, and operations research faculty members with doctorates from many of the country's leading universities. Several DISC faculty members hold endowed positions, senior editorial responsibilities with leading research journals, and significant leadership positions in professional societies. Editorial experience among our IS faculty include a former Editor in Chief of MISQ and Data Base along with other roles in MISQ, ISR, JAIS, EJIS, JIT and other journals.
According to leading business magazines like Kiplinger's, Business Week, and Forbes, Houston is the Best Place to Live, Work and Play; the Best U.S. City to Earn a Living; the Best City to Buy a Home, and the Best City for Recent College Graduates. The low cost of living enables a high quality of life, where one can have suburban living in the heart of a great metropolis. Houston is also The Energy Capital of the World, second only to New York City in the number of Fortune 500 company headquarters, a major healthcare center, and home of the largest US port in total foreign trade and imports. Of the world's 100 largest non-U.S. based corporations, more than half have operations in Houston. The vibrant Houston business community provides Bauer College of Business faculty members with exceptional opportunities for conducting collaborative industry research.
To ensure full consideration, applicants should send a current curriculum vita, contact information and at least three references to email@example.com by December 1 2012. Letters of reference and copies of publications are not desired at this time. Application review will begin on October 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Faculty representative(s) will attend the Decision Sciences conference in San Francisco in November and the International Conference on Information Systems in Orlando, Florida, December 2012.
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to maintaining an intellectually and culturally diverse faculty. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.