The Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking to fill an open-rank non-tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will also serve as the Director of Web Infrastructure and Services for the Jindal School of Management. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice, depending on the qualifications of the candidate.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities in both teaching and managing the web infrastructure and services of the school. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in areas related to information technology. The responsibilities as the Director of Web Infrastructure and Services include the design and development of complex software architecture for mobile and web applications, writing algorithms for core functionality of complex software projects, designing layouts, coordinating with UT Dallas Web Services to ensure that all UT Dallas policies and requirements are met, managing a team of direct reports, monitoring performance, developing plans for professional development, and conducting annual reviews.
The position is housed in the Information Systems area, and the appointment will be effective January 1, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
Applicants must warrant the appointment at a faculty rank consistent with their qualifications and accomplishments. Potential candidates must have a PhD or equivalent or a relevant Master's degree and appropriate industry experience, ideally with a demonstrated record in teaching and a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. At least two years of experience related to website management and web-based application development is required.
ABOUT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (IS)
The IS area has an active PhD program and offers large, flexible graduate and undergraduate programs in information technology and business analytics.
ABOUT JSOM (jindal.utdallas.edu)
The Jindal School of Management (JSOM) is the largest school within UT Dallas with an enrollment of more than 10,400 students. Roughly 44% are women, 17.4% are from historically underrepresented racially and ethnically minoritized identities, and 24% are international students.
Based on publications in 24 top journals tracked by the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings™, JSOM ranks 5th in research productivity in North America during 2017-2021. Financial Times ranks our research productivity 10th worldwide (2022). U.S. News and World Report ranks our full-time MBA program #29 in Best Business Schools (2023). U.S. News and World Report (2022) ranks our online MBA program #9 in Best Online MBA Programs.
Applicants should upload the following via the online application:
• cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion; • statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments; • a writing/publication sample (optional); and • full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Priority will be given to completed applications received by November 30, 2022.
THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY
Located in the heart of the 4th largest metropolitan area of the nation, UT Dallas enrolls over 30,000 students. Roughly 44% are women, 19.7% are from historically underrepresented racially and ethnically minoritized identities, and 16.5% are international students. “The University of Texas at Dallas is among the top universities in the country overall, and highly ranked in value, ethnic diversity and low student debt, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report” (https://news.utdallas.edu/campus-community/ut-dallas-rises-in-us-news-best-colleges-rankings/).
UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.
UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.
Minimum Education and Experience
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience
Potential candidates must have a PhD or equivalent or a relevant master's degrees and appropriate industry experience, ideally with a demonstrated record in teaching. At least two years of experience related to website management and web-based application development is required.
Five years of relevant experience, including teaching and industry experience, for candidates with master's degrees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence
Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes
Contribute assessment information and data as requested
Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students
Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
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