ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF IS/BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Auburn University



Harbert College of Business, Systems & Technology Department



Position: The Harbert College of Business at Auburn University seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor with the ability to teach business analytics. This position is intended to provide support for the College's growing programs in business analytics and information systems management by contributing to the increasing research, teaching, and outreach requirements of the programs.



Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Decision Sciences/Management Science, Business Analytics, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field upon start date.



Additional qualifications include:





  • Evidence or potential of the development of a strong research record based primarily in analytics or management information systems.


  • Evidence of teaching and/or research interests in business analytics or management information systems.


  • Evidence of the ability to teach a variety of courses in the business analytics or management information systems programs at all levels, especially courses of a more technical nature.


  • Selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment.


  • Excellent written, organizational and communication skills are required.




Responsibilities: Successful applicants are expected to engage in high-quality research, evidenced by publications in leading academic journals, teach courses in the business analytics and management information systems programs, and contribute to developing the future path for the department's growing programs.



About the Program: The Business Analytics program is one of the few undergraduate majors in business analytics in the United States. Over 200 students currently identify as Business Analytics majors. The program is distinct from, yet complementary to, the management information systems major housed in the same department. The faculty supporting these two programs consists of an Eminent Scholar and eight additional tenure track faculty, five lecturers, and one person dedicated to the professional development of business analytics and management information systems students. The faculty are actively involved in ICIS and SIGDSA, IFIP, and HICSS. The program also educated doctoral students in business analytics and management information systems.



About the College and University: The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of producing highly desirable graduates and generating knowledge that drives business thought and practice. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation's best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. The Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves well over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic departments offering nine undergraduate majors and multiple Masters and Ph.D. options. In addition, the Harbert College has raised over $130 million in private support during the most recent "Because this is Auburn" campaign. The college pioneered online masters and executive programs that are now ranked among the very best in the nation. The college has invested in building a nationally recognized faculty that moves thought forward through research, engages with industry, and delivers relevant and current instruction. The Auburn family values tradition, yet eagerly prepares for the future. Rooted in more than 160 years of tradition, Auburn University occupies 1,841 acres and is the academic home to more than 30,000 students. Auburn's commitment to active student engagement and professional success and public/private partnerships garners a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health and societal impact.



Location: Auburn, Alabama is a vibrant and thriving college town and community. Southern Living recently recognized the city of Auburn as one of the top small towns in the South and Money magazine named Auburn as the best place to live in Alabama. Known as the 'Loveliest Village on the Plains,' Auburn offers a high quality of life including a vibrant cultural scene at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center, SEC sports throughout the academic year, an outstanding K-12 school system, general and concierge healthcare options, and an exceptional veterinary school for pet care. Chewacla State Park, just five miles from campus, offers camping, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as swimming and boating opportunities. The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is only 90 minutes away, with multiple shuttle service options to/from Auburn daily. Birmingham is a similar drive to the north and Montgomery, the state capital, is only 50 minutes to the southwest. Beaches and mountains are only a 3-4 hour drive.



Process: Review of application materials will begin August 23, 2019 and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. To be actively considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a brief cover letter outlining their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae (with at least three references who will be contacted at a later date).



Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.


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