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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Job Posting Number 20180037FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department CIS & Quantitative Methods
Position Description

The Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (CIS&QM) at Texas State University (www.cis.txstate.edu) seeks applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor positions beginning fall 2018 to teach undergraduate and graduate Computer Information Systems courses with a concentration in business intelligence systems, software development, and agile project management. Additional job duties include conducting research that results in peer–reviewed publications in high quality academic journals, and serving at the department, college, university, and professional levels. Faculty are required to teach courses at the San Marcos campus and the Round Rock campus located north of Austin.

Required Qualifications

Candidates applying for the Assistant Professor rank must have received a Ph.D. in management information systems, information systems, computer science, or management science. ABD candidates are expected to successfully defend their dissertation by the date of hire.

Candidates applying for the Associate Professor rank must have received a Ph.D. in management information systems, information systems, computer science, or management science. In addition, candidates must be able to show they have both a sustained record of publications in high quality academic journals and a demonstrated record of teaching and service accomplishments. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the University and the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications listed above, candidates with the following qualifications are preferred:
• Ph.D. from either AACSB accredited Colleges of Business or other well-known doctoral-granting institutions with a major in management information systems or information systems;
• Previous teaching, research, or professional experience in the areas of business intelligence systems, machine learning, software development, and agile project management;
• Evidence of effective teaching;
• Experience in one or more of the following applications: Spark, Scala, HANA, CLEA; and
• Proficiency in Python.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20208. To assure full consideration, please submit the following: current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching experience/evaluations, and the contact information for three professional references (including phone numbers and email addresses).

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting Universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 12/31/2017
Close Date 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled? No
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Interests
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference