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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods
Job Posting Number 20180044FAC
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 is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2018 to teach undergraduate, graduate quantitative methods and data analytics courses in addition to performing research that leads to peer reviewed scholarly publications. Faculty will be required to teach courses at the San Marcos campus and Round Rock campus.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or be ABD from an internationally accredited institution. Candidates with ABD should successfully defend their dissertation by the date of hire. Candidates from an Internationally Accredited Business School must receive their degree in decision sciences, management science, quantitative methods, information systems or a related quantitative discipline. Ph.D./ABDs from an Internationally Accredited Program in statistics or engineering are also encouraged to apply. The candidate should have a research agenda in one or more of the following: analytics, applied statistics, optimization, or related quantitative fields.

Appointment at the associate professor rank requires previous academic experience, an established research portfolio, and demonstrated excellence in 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 department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on the University and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the qualifications listed above, we prefer that the candidate has the following:
• Experience in one or more of the following application areas: analytics, statistical modeling, stochastic optimization, and probabilistic data mining.
• Experience in college-level teaching.
• Published or the potential to publish in quality scholarly journals.
• Potential to obtain funded research.
• Received or will receive degree from an AACSB accredited business school.
• Experience with teaching online/hybrid courses.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20209. To ensure full consideration, please submit the materials listed below before October 1, 2017: current curriculum vitae, cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide references. Applications received after October 1, 2017 may be, at the election of the search committee, deemed late and not subject to review.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting contact information from 3 references. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. If you are invited to campus, reference letters from your contacts will be required before your visit.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 10/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Applicant Documents

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