Assistant Professor

Jacksonville, FL
Aug 06, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition NumberTBDRequisition NumberB06927Position TypeFaculty 9-10 MonthsClass CodeTime-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-Time, Tenure-TrackFaculty Position Sub-TypeRegularLength of Appointment9 monthsInternal Recruitment?NoWorking HoursDepartmentManagementOrganizationCOGGIN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DivisionAcademic Affairs - DIVCollegeCoggin College of BusinessApproved Hiring Salary RangePay BasisAnnuallyEOD

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


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Faculty Initiatives

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General Description / Primary Purpose

The Department of Management in the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida (UNF) invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for one tenure-track position in Business Analytics subject to budget approval. The position will commence on August 1, 2020, at the rank of Assistant Professor (Tenure-track). While we will consider candidates in all areas, preference will be given to individuals with teaching interests and experience that align with the Department of Management offerings.

Essential Duties

Job Function

To teach undergraduate and graduate courses in business analytics and information systems in the Department of Management. Conduct significant research in the fields related to
Business Analytics and Information Systems. Service to the Department, Coggin College of Business, and the University of North Florida.

Percentage Of Time Posting Detail Information

Marginal FunctionsRequired QualificationsFaculty Position Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Each successful candidate for these positions will have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Information Systems, Management Science, Operations Research, Operations Management, Statistics, or other disciplines closely related to Business Analytics from an AACSB Accredited Business School in-hand by 8/1/2020. Evidence supporting the ability to produce quality research must be provided.

Departmental Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following requirements in addition to the required qualifications: Ability to inform curriculum and teach courses in Information Systems Management.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or CertificationMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Job Posting Date08/02/2019Application Review Date09/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationJoseph Jackson (904) 620-2781Hiring OfficialDr. Lakshmi GoelLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload the following required supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position:
Cover Letter/Letter of interest,
Curriculum Vitae,
Unofficial Transcripts,
Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy (one page detailing your teaching
Writing Sample (one page detailing your vision for research),
a Department Specific document (one page containing a list of three (3) references with contact information).

Optional: Sample publications may be uploaded under the document type titled Portfolio.

Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. Finalists invited for campus interviews for this position will be required to submit an official transcript and three professional letters of recommendation. Evidence supporting high quality teaching must be provided by finalists. The position will remain open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on 09/30/2019. Department representatives will conduct preliminary interviews with interested candidates at the AMCIS and ICIS conferences in August and December 2019. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are available for the preliminary interviews at these conferences.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Joseph Jackson at (904) 620-2781, or [email protected]

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy
    5. Writing Sample
    6. Department Specific: See Special Instructions
    Optional Documents
    1. Portfolio

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