Holder of the FedEx Chair of Excellence in MIS

University of Memphis - Memphis, TN4.3

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Position Summary
The Department of Business Information and Technology (BIT) invites applicants for the FedEx Chair of Excellence in MIS effective fall semester 2019, pending available funding. All specializations in BIT will be considered; demonstrated interest in econometrics-based research and/or contemporary data science and business analytics is a plus. The successful candidate: (a) will have an outstanding research record with publications in MIS leading journals (b) should be well recognized in the MIS field; © will have a history of effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (d) will be effective in doctoral teaching and conducting research seminars, mentoring doctoral students and faculty, maintaining a strong research program and seeking external research funding; (e) will be expected to build connections with the business and academic community, and (f) will also fulfill professional and university service duties. Demonstrated professional leadership in MIS, such as serving on editorial boards of leading MIS journals and playing pivotal roles at the discipline’s leading conferences are desired. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in MIS or a very closely related area from an AACSB-accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Candidates must have an outstanding research record as demonstrated by publications in top-tier MIS journals, an interest in teaching doctoral seminars, the capability to mentor doctoral students and other faculty, and professional experience appropriate to this senior appointment. Serving on editorial boards of leading MIS journals is also desired. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated interests in seeking and obtaining external funding for research.

Minimum Position Qualifications
Applicants should have an earned doctorate in MIS or a very closely related area from an
AACSB-accredited institution or foreign equivalent and should be familiar with the US higher education system. Candidates must have an outstanding research record as demonstrated by publications in top-tier MIS journals, an interest in teaching doctoral seminars, the capability to mentor doctoral students and other faculty, and professional experience appropriate to this senior
appointment. Serving on editorial boards of leading MIS journals is also desired. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated interests in seeking and obtaining external funding for research.

Special Conditions Posting Date 02/21/2019 Closing Date Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Competitive and commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants Instructions to Applicant regarding references Is this posting for UofM employees only? No