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Assistant to Associate Professor in MIS (Information Security)

Management Information Systems

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

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: We are seeking a fulltime position for an Assistant to Associate Professor in MIS (Information Security).


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Preliminary interviews will be held at the AMCIS conference in August in Boston. The general deadline will remain open until this position is filled.

TEACHING SPECIALIZATIONS: Preference will be given to candidates with a professional background in information security, demonstrated potential for teaching in the area, and publishing high quality research relevant to the field.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should possess, or expect to earn before beginning their appointment, a doctorate in Information Systems or a related field. While prior industry experience or certifications in information security is not mandatory, it is preferable. Candidates should demonstrate a record of high-quality research or research promise.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: You may submit your application on Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42754 Candidates should provide

  1. a letter of interest, including a statement of personal faith and potential fit with Baylor's Christian mission;
  2. a curriculum vita; and
  3. three letters of recommendation.

QUESTIONS: If you have questions regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Tim Kayworth, Search Committee Chair (timothy_kayworth@baylor.edu) or Dr. Jonathan Trower, Department Chair (jonathan_trower@baylor.edu). For questions about the application process, please contact Carol Marroquin, Office Manager/Department of Information Systems (Carol_Marroquin@baylor.edu).

PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS: The Hankamer School of Business (www.baylor.edu/business/) is AACSB accredited and home to the Department of Information Systems (www.baylor.edu/business/mis/). The Information Systems Department has 27 fulltime faculty supporting three fulltime MIS degrees (BBA, MSIS, and PhD) as well as business school service courses in quantitative business analysis (QBA), MIS, and business communications. Faculty positions in Baylor’s Department of Information Systems offer market-competitive salaries, generous research support, and better than average benefits. Benefits include tuition remission for spouses and dependents at Baylor and a consortium of other highly regarded private universities. In August, 2015, the department moved into the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (https://www.baylor.edu/giving/fostercampus/).

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY: Baylor (www.baylor.edu) University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work for." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris (https://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).

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