Department of Decision & Information Sciences

Faculty Positions in Decision and Information Sciences

The Department of Decision and Information Sciences (DISC) in C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston seeks qualified applicants for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Management Information Systems (MIS) or Supply Chain Management (SCM) starting in the Fall of 2020. The College also has plans to consider several qualified applicants for additional tenure-track positions across each of the five departments at different levels and ranks, whose research relates to strategic areas of focus of each department, for a total of ten faculty positions across the College. Ideal MIS and SCM candidates will have interests in business analytics, artificial intelligence, and healthcare administration (click HERE for more information).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in MIS, SCM or a closely related discipline. A hired applicant will have the potential to (a) publish in top-tier and highly respected journals, (b) contribute to the mentoring and development of Ph.D. students and (c) teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The college offers generous research support and a competitive annual teaching load.

The University of Houston is a major urban university, committed to academic excellence, and located on a 550-acre campus three miles from downtown Houston. With an enrollment of about 46,000 students representing more than 130 nations, the University of Houston is one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is AACSB accredited with 4,600 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and Ph.D.

According to leading business magazines like Kiplinger’s, Business Week, and Forbes, Houston is the Best Place to Live, Work and Play; the Best U.S. City to Earn a Living; the Best City to Buy a Home, and the Best City for Recent College Graduates. The low cost of living enables a high quality of life, where one can have suburban living in the heart of a great metropolis. Houston is also The Energy Capital of the World, host to many Fortune 500 company headquarters, a major healthcare center, and home of the largest US port in total foreign trade and imports. Of the world’s 100 largest non-U.S. based corporations, more than half have operations in Houston. The vibrant Houston business community provides Bauer College of Business faculty members with exceptional opportunities for conducting collaborative industry research.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Veterans, minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

 

Application Procedure

To ensure full consideration, applicants should apply at this site by December 1, 2020. Letters of reference and copies of publications are not desired at this time. Application review will begin on October 15, 2020. Faculty representative(s) will attend the DSI annual meeting in New Orleans, LA, in November of 2019, and the ICIS meeting to be held in Munich, Germany, December 15-18, 2019.

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Department of DISC
Melcher Hall Room 280
The University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-6021
Phone: 713-743-4747