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School of Business-Open Rank-Mgmt, Info, & Quantitive Methods  « Position Deleted on 3/16/2013 »

Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, AL
Category:
  • Faculty - Business - Management
  • Faculty - Business - Information Systems and Technology
Posted: 10/18/2012
Type: Full Time
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
Auto req ID: 26032BR
Faculty Rank: Open Rank
Faculty Tenure Status: On Tenure Earning Track
Faculty Employment Status: Full Time Appointment

Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods
School of Business
University of Alabama at Birmingham

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (MISQ) Department in the UAB School of Business seeks a tenure-track faculty of open rank. Rank and tenure will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in one of the disciplines in the department and a strong record of research and scholarship in his/her disciplinary area. Candidates with a background and/or interest in IT security, especially in the context of health systems, will find outstanding opportunities to teach and conduct research in these areas at UAB. More information is available at http://www.uab.edu/business/schoolprofile/career-opportunities.

While high quality peer-reviewed research is emphasized, the administration is also supportive of other research activities and cross-disciplinary collaborations across the university and with the business community.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected starting date of appointment is August 15, 2013. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Birmingham, Alabama

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is located in Birmingham, the largest metropolitan community in Alabama with a population in excess of one million. Birmingham is a leading regional cultural center and its many attractions include the Alabama Symphony, Alabama Ballet, Alabama School of Fine Arts, the Birmingham Museum of Art, and the Birmingham Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival. The citys pivotal role in the civil rights movement is chronicled in the important Birmingham Civil Rights Institute that promotes civil and human rights worldwide through education.

A significant attraction to the area is unprecedented quality of life in the Birmingham metropolitan area. The housing market and cost of living are among the most affordable in the Southeast. Downtown living is experiencing resurgence and attractive housing choices exist in the citys historic neighborhoods as well as in the surrounding communities. Area schools, both public and private, are nationally recognized among the nations best. Within 30 minutes of the lively downtown business district are recreation opportunities that attract visitors from across the nation.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. Please see www.uab.edu for further information.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application along with two letters of recommendation to the Department Chair, as follows:

Molly Wasko, Ph.D.,
Chair, Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods
UAB School of Business
1150 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Telephone 205.934.8806
E-Mail: mwasko@uab.edu
Facsimile 205.975.4427

For additional information please refer to: http://www.uab.edu/business/