Tenure-Track Faculty in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship/Quantitative
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Quantitative Methods (or closely related fields) from an AACSB accredited program in hand by the start of the Fall 2018 semester and must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and strong research potential.
Experience at teaching a diverse student body is desirable, as is the ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.
Scope of Job
The department of Information Systems offers an opportunity for one scholar with an earned doctorate in management science, quantitative methods, or a closely related discipline from a Carnegie research university/ AACSB International accredited institution. We are seeking faculty members who can support the research mission of a doctoral granting institution. Salary is competitive.
Applicants must have the ability to teach some of the following quantitative methods courses: business statistics, decision modeling, business analytics, and management science at the undergraduate and graduate levels using popular software packages. Statistics and quantitative analysis courses may include multivariate analysis, scale development and refinement, research methods, structural equation modeling, discriminant analysis, experimental design, non-parametric statistics, Bayesian statistics, data mining, and operations research. A strong interest in teaching and research with a willingness to provide services to the department, college, university and community is expected. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a collegial approach to interactions and a sincere appreciation of cultural diversity. A Ph.D. in hand or evidence of completion of the degree by August 30, 2018 is required.
The Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship is AACSB-accredited at the graduate and undergraduate levels and offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration that includes concentrations in Finance, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems.
Applications must be submitted via the UTRGV Career website at https://careers.utrgv.edu (search full-time positions for QUMT or posting # FRGV0656). Complete applications must include 1) a cover letter expressing the candidate’s interest in UTRGV, 2) a job market paper, 3) a CV that includes contact information for three references, and 4) graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin on September 30th, but will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at the annual DSI meeting in Washington, DC.
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.