The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the assistant/associate professor level. Preference will be given to candidates with a professional background in cybersecurity, demonstrated potential for teaching in the area, and publishing high quality research relevant to the field. Candidates for hire as associate professor need to have a record of quality teaching and high-quality scholarship equivalent to our standards for tenure at Baylor University. The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics seeks to enhance the school’s standing and reputation with ambitious researchers who have initiated and/or sustained a record of publications in high quality journals. Candidates should also be devoted to excellence in teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Hankamer School of Business is AACSB accredited and home to the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics. The Information Systems and Business Analytics Department has 33 full-time faculty supporting three full-time MIS degrees (undergraduate MIS, MSIS, and PhD) as well as business school service courses in quantitative business analysis (QBA), MIS, and business communications. Faculty positions in Baylor’s Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics offer market-competitive salaries, generous research support, potential stacking teaching in one semester, and better than average benefits. Benefits include tuition remission for spouses and dependents at Baylor and a consortium of other highly regarded private universities. In August, 2015, the department moved into the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (http://www.baylor.edu/giving/fostercampus/).
Candidates should provide 1) a letter of interest, including a statement of personal faith and potential fit with Baylor's Christian mission; 2) transcripts; 3) a curriculum vita; and 4) a list of three references. To be considered, applicants must apply via Interfolio using the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/89087. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the search committee chair, Stacie Petter ([email protected]). For questions about the application process, please contact Carol Marroquin, Office Manager/Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics ([email protected]).
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received via Interfolio by September 15, 2021.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Candidates should possess, or expect to earn before beginning their appointment, a doctorate in Information Systems or a closely related field. While prior industry experience in cybersecurity is not mandatory, it is preferable. Along with these academic and professional credentials, applicants should have the ability to collaborate effectively with other faculty in a dynamic team-oriented educational environment. Finally, candidates should demonstrate a record of high-quality research or research promise.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our academic strategic plan, Illuminate (www.baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.