Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems

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Position TitleAssistant Professor or Associate Professor of Computer Information SystemsJob Posting Number202044FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentCIS & Quantitative MethodsPosition Description

The Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (CIS&QM) at Texas State University ( seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor position beginning fall 2020 to teach undergraduate and graduate Computer Information Systems courses with emphasis in business intelligence systems, machine learning, cloud computing, software development, and technology aspects of data analytics. Additional job duties include conducting research that results in peer–reviewed publications in high quality academic journals, and serving at the department, college, university, and professional levels. Faculty are required to teach courses at the San Marcos campus and the Round Rock campus located north of Austin.

Required Qualifications

Candidates applying for the assistant professor rank must have received a Ph.D. in management information systems, information systems, computer science, data analytics or data science. ABD candidates are expected to successfully defend their dissertation by the date of hire.

Candidates applying for the associate professor rank must have received a Ph.D. in management information systems, information systems, computer science, data analytics or data science. In addition, candidates must be able to show they have both a sustained record of publications in high quality academic journals and a demonstrated record of 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 University and the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on standards established by the University and department.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications listed above, candidates with the following qualifications are preferred:
• Ph.D. from either AACSB accredited Colleges of Business or other well-known doctoral-granting institutions with a major in management information systems or information systems;
• Previous teaching, research, or professional experience in the areas of business intelligence systems, machine learning, software development, cloud computing, cloud security, and machine learning frameworks;
• Evidence of effective teaching;
• Experience in one or more of the following applications: Spark, Scala, HANA, CLEA; Hadoop, TensorFlow, or similar machine learning framework, and
• Proficiency in Python and Java.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To assure full consideration, please submit the following by October 15, 2019: current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching experience/evaluations, and the contact information for three professional references (including phone numbers and email addresses).

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting Universities

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date10/15/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  6. List of References
  7. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran's Preference
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    Posted: 8/20/2019
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