The Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for multiple tenure-track appointments at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels beginning August 2023. The Business Information Technology major includes a Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (CMA) major and two other degree options in Decision Support Systems (DSS) and Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in security, privacy, risk management, data ethics, data governance, data analytics, machine and deep learning, or artificial intelligence. Candidates should have the appropriate academic background and expertise to teach, develop courses and conduct research in such areas as information security, risk management, privacy management, ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. We are seeking 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.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate in information systems, information technology, operations management, operations research, management science or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in information security, privacy, risk management, ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics, and can develop core and elective courses in our Cybersecurity Management and Analytics program. Candidates should possess a track record or a willingness to undertake activities in support of student success initiatives. In addition to strong evidence of teaching ability, a successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research. Faculty members in the Pamplin College of Business are expected to pursue an active research program, resulting in publications in the leading research journals in their academic field of expertise. In addition to a strong research program, and undergraduate and graduate teaching, faculty members are expected to engage in departmental, college, and university service activities. Preference will be given to candidates who 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.
Additional information about the Department of Business Information Technology can be found at www.bit.vt.edu. Please direct questions about the position to the BIT Department Head, Associate Professor Quinton Nottingham at [email protected].
Applications will be accepted online at www.jobs.vt.edu, Job 521346. Applicants must submit a formal cover letter, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/experience, a statement of research interests/experience, a diversity statement describing the applicant’s interest or experience in working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022, and will continue until the positions are filled. We plan to have representatives at AMCIS, INFORMS, DSI, and ICIS. Please apply through the university’s website above and note your conference availability in the cover letter.
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.
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