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Assistant Professor of Practice

Employer
Texas State University
Location
Round Rock

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Practice

Job Posting Number:

202455NTL

Job Location:

Round Rock, San Marcos

College/Division:

McCoy College of Business

Department/School:

Dept of Information Systems & Analytics

Position Description :

The Department of Information Systems and Analytics (ISA) in the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position starting in Fall 2024. The ISA department offers an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems with business analytics, information security, and software development concentrations, and a master’s degree in Data Analytics and Information Systems. In addition, the ISA department hosts a university-wide undergraduate minor in Analytics.

We are interested in applicants who have practical experience in the business analytics domain with the potential to contribute to the department’s research agenda by publishing journal articles, collaborating with faculty, supervising students, creating connections with industry and/or state/federal organizations, and bringing applied research opportunities. Practical experience includes experience in industry/non-profit, research centers, or government organizations. The selected applicant should be able to teach and develop graduate and undergraduate courses in analytics, database, and big data management as well as apply their expertise to enhance teaching and student learning. Additional job duties include service at the department, college, university, and professional levels. The selected candidate will be required to teach courses at both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses.
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 University enjoys a unique setting among Texas universities. Texas State University is a Hispanic-serving institution and an Emerging Research University within the State of Texas.

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 and nearly 500 graduate students.
This position is subject to the availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or D.B.A from an internationally accredited institution in an analytics-related field.
  • Candidates must be able to meet the AACSB Scholarly Academics qualifications required by the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University.
  • Candidates must have practical experience in their domain of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previously taught analytics courses
  • Potential to teach database and big data management courses in addition to analytics courses
  • Potential to publish in business analytics related journals
  • Potential to establish research collaborations with industry, national research centers, and state/federal agencies
  • Potential to create industry connections to enhance programs offered by the department

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/45563

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by March 08, 2024:

  • Cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of practical experience and how it relates to research and teaching
  • Evidence of teaching experience/evaluations (if any)
  • Unofficial transcripts (all in one document)
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Dincer Konur, d_k141@txstate.edu.

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2024

Posting Date:

02/16/2024

Full Consideration Date:

03/08/2024

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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 Talent Acquisition for assistance. A representative from Talent Acquisition will respond to you as soon as possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, 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.

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/45563

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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Location
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San Marcos
Texas
78666
United States

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