Assistant Professor

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 2, 2021
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Job Description

The Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2022. The Business Information Technology major includes three degree options: Decision Support Systems (DSS), Operations and Supply Chan Management (OSM) and Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (CMA). Candidates should have an appropriate academic background and expertise to teach courses and pursue research in one or more of these degree options. Candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the Pamplin College of Business community are encouraged to apply.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The Pamplin College of Business affirms strategic and intentional efforts that challenge the status quo and promote the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging of all stakeholders. We are committed to people excellence and building a model inclusive community that embrace academic excellence and cultural humility broadly. While Pamplin has observed paramount progress toward advancing issues of diversity over the past decade, we are transcending with a renewed, data-driven focus to seize opportunities that address diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging issues of the 21st century.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in information systems, information technology, operations management, management science or a closely related field, and evidence of prior teaching experience in one of these areas. In addition to strong evidence of teaching ability, a successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research that will result in publications in the leading research journals in their academic field of expertise. In addition, faculty members are expected to engage in departmental, college, and university service activities. To qualify, candidates must have excellent communication and collaboration skills, an interest in developing and pursuing innovative curricula, and a strong interest in developing a high-quality research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, emerging technologies and ethics.

Pay Band

N/A

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

October 2, 2021

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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