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Assistant/Associate Professor, QBA/MIS

Management Information Systems

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INDIVIDUAL IN-CHARGE OF RECRUITING: Dr. Jonathan Trower (jonathan_trower@baylor.edu)

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: We are seeking to hire an Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantitative Business Analysis/MIS.

DESIRED STARTING DATE: Fall 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 5, 2014 for applicants seeking to interview at AMCIS 2014 in Savannah. The general deadline will remain open until this position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must possess a PhD in Information Systems (with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Statistics) or a PhD in a related quantitative field such as Statistics or Operations Research. Applicants must demonstrate (1) an ability to teach business statistics to graduate level students (e.g. MBAs), (2) evidence of an ongoing research stream, and (3) the ability to collaborate with others in a dynamic educational environment.

TEACHING SPECIALIZATIONS: The primary need is in the area of teaching quantitative business analysis (business statistics) to graduate business students such as MBAs. Preference will be given to candidates with proven ability in teaching applied statistical methods to graduate business students in evidence-based decision making. Also, candidates who possess background in business analytics (big-data) concepts/applications will be strongly considered.

RESEARCH SPECIALIZATIONS: None required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties are encouraged to apply by submitting a (1) cover letter and (2) vita either by email to: MIS@baylor.edu or by regular mail to:

Ms. Carol Marroquin, Office Manager
Information Systems Department
Baylor University
One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX 76798

PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS: The Hankamer School of Business (www.baylor.edu/business/) is AACSBaccredited and home to the Department of Information Systems (www.baylor.edu/business/mis/). The Information Systems Department has 24 fulltime faculty supporting three fulltime MIS degrees (undergraduate MIS, MSIS, and PhD) as well as business school service courses in quantitative business methods, MIS, and business communications/writing.

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY: Baylor (www.baylor.edu), the world's largest Baptist University, holds a Carnegie classification as a “high-research” institution. Baylor's mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university all while retaining our Christian mission as described in Baylor's Strategic Vision (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an AA/EEO employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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