Professor and Endowed Chair in Business Analytics

Employer
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos

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Position Title:

Professor and Endowed Chair in Business Analytics

Job Posting Number:

202211TTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

Department:

McCoy College of Business Administration

Position Description:

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University invites applications for the Jerry D. & Linda Gregg Fields Chair in Business Analytics. This is a full-time, endowed, tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor. We seek outstanding candidates from all areas of business with a distinctive disciplinary expertise and applied focus on business analytics. The appointee is expected to have a nationally recognized research record, pursue continuing research and scholarship, communicate research applications to external stakeholders, and provide disciplinary expertise, innovation, and leadership to help shape the College’s strategic goals for business analytics. The McCoy College is interested in recruiting an individual who can embrace and enhance the vision of a diverse, collegial, and productive academic environment while building and leading collaborative, interdisciplinary teams.

Texas State’s San Marcos campus is located in a growing community along the I-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio. With its strategic location in the heart of the region’s innovation ecosystem, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. Texas State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Emerging Research University within the State of Texas. “Harnessing Big Data” is one of the University’s five strategic “Big Ideas,” and this endowed chair position is a transformative investment in data science and analytics research for the McCoy College.

The McCoy College of Business fosters an engaged learning community that prepares a diverse student population for successful business careers as responsible global citizens. The College complements these efforts with research that adds to knowledge, provides solutions to business challenges, and contributes to pedagogical advances. The College is AACSB-accredited, has grown more than 30 percent over the last 10 years, and serves over 4,200 undergraduate students and nearly 500 graduate students. The College hosts seven master’s degree programs, including Data Analytics and Information Science, Quantitative Finance and Economics, Marketing Research and Analysis, Accountancy, Accounting and Information Technology, Human Resource Management, and Business Administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program, including extramural grant funded research and industry projects, that addresses business challenges through analytics.
  • Conduct and collaborate on high quality research leading to publications in top-tier journals.
  • Develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including online offerings, that focus on areas of business analytics including programming (e.g., R; Python), data visualization, data mining, optimization, applied machine learning, artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, blockchain analytics, IoT and big data analytics, and/or data-driven decision-making in business.
  • Share expertise within one or more disciplinary domains in the College such as decision-making at the consumer, investor, supplier, managerial, or employee levels.
  • Enhance the integration of business applications of data analytics tools and methods into the College’s curricular and co-curricular learning experiences, including graduate programs.
  • Provide thought leadership and share insights through engagement with diverse groups including faculty, students, alumni, media, industry professionals, and other external stakeholders.
  • Serve as an excellent faculty role model who inspires, encourages, and mentors colleagues and students.
  • Contribute to college and university initiatives by sharing expertise, building interdisciplinary programs and curriculum, and recruiting high-caliber students.
  • Participate in analytics conferences and workshops to maintain currency in research and the classroom.

All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate appropriate to the College.
  • A record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with tenured appointment at the rank of full professor in one of the 5 academic departments: Accounting, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods, Finance and Economics, Management, or Marketing.
  • Evidence of a nationally/internationally recognized research agenda and publication record with contributions in business analytics at the firm, industry, platform, or market levels.
  • Successful experience in writing and administering external grants.
  • Demonstrated commitment to research mentorship.
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and explain scholarship to non-academic audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Record of building robust graduate programs that advance the use of business analytics.
  • Demonstrated leadership in building partnerships with external stakeholders including industry professionals, organizations, and media.
  • A distinguished teaching record at an AACSB-accredited business school.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Record of leadership in major professional organizations.

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35585.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by September 15, 2021:

  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Application letter that addresses each of the above responsibilities and qualifications;
  • Statement of research philosophy;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy; and
  • Names and contact information, including email, phone, and address, for three professional references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

The confidential review of credentials will continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Alexis Stokes, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

Posting Date:

07/13/2021

Full Consideration Date::

09/15/2021

Open Until Filled?:

No

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

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.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

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.

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:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35585

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

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.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

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.

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