Open Rank Professor of Commerce, Information Technology

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, VA
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
*Job location: *Charlottesville, VA

*Employment Type:* Full-time
*Posted data:* 2021-11-14
*Req:* R0028093
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia invites applications for two full time, open rank, tenure track faculty positions in the Information Technology (IT) area beginning August 2022. We seek applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences and academic rank will be commensurate with experience. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all people and welcome diversity in all forms.
Candidates must have completed a PhD degree in Information Systems or a related discipline by the start date of the appointment. Candidates at the Assistant Professor rank must demonstrate potential of progressing to a record of strong research, teaching, and service. The strongest candidates will show evidence of excellence in research including publications in A-level journals or a growing high-potential pipeline and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching IT-related topics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, possess practical business experience, and show potential to make significant internal service contributions.
Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor rank should have a solid and progressive record of teaching, research, and service. The strongest candidates will have published articles in A-level journals, exhibit excellence in teaching IT-related topics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, possess practical business experience, and present a strong record of internal service contributions.
Candidates with expertise in contemporary research practices and topics are highly preferred as well as scholars whose research has potential synergies with current McIntire faculty.
The IT Area at the McIntire School of Commerce provides a supportive and collegial environment that highly values collaborative research, teaching, and service. We offer competitive salaries, research support, and research-oriented teaching loads. Our faculty hold or have held editorships and editorial review board appointments in top IS journals, hold leadership positions in AIS and with national and international conferences, and are recipients of numerous teaching and research awards. We value the variety of research paradigms represented by our faculty, with publications at top IS journals including behavioral, data science, design science, economic, and qualitative research. The research interests of current IT area faculty can be found at: https://www.commerce.virginia.edu/faculty
The University of Virginia is one of the highest ranked public universities in the United States, and the McIntire School of Commerce ([www.commerce.virginia.edu](http://www.commerce.virginia.edu)) awards a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, and Master of Science degrees in the Management of Information Technology, Business Analytics, Commerce, Accounting, and Global Commerce. McIntire is recognized for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate business education and scholarship. In various annual rankings of undergraduate and graduate business programs, including U.S. News, Bloomberg Businessweek, Poets & Quants, and The Economist, the McIntire School of Commerce is routinely ranked in the top ten. As demonstrated by the achievements of our alumni, the McIntire School is dedicated to educating and inspire students to become visionary leaders who shape global business with integrity, purpose, intercultural fluency, and a fundamental understanding of how commerce can contribute to the common good.
*TO APPLY*:
Please visit UVA job board [https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs](https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs) (#R0028093) and complete the application (or through Workday for internal applicants), and attach the following:

* Cover letter of interest to include
* Your philosophy and experience in teaching and research
* A statement describing your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences that support excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion (Inclusive Excellence). IE Statement Guidance for applicants can be found here, [https://eocr.virginia.edu/Contribution-IE-Applicants](https://eocr.virginia.edu/Contribution-IE-Applicants).
* Curriculum vita Contact information for three references
Confidential review of applications will begin October 4, 2021, and the position will remain open until filled.
For questions about the application process, please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter, [rmo2r@virginia.edu](mailto:rmo2r@virginia.edu) or IT Area Coordinator, Steven Johnson, [slj6e@virginia.edu](mailto:slj6e@comm.virginia.edu) or Search Committee Chair, Ryan Nelson, [rrn2n@virginia.edu](mailto:rrn2n@virginia.edu).
The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please visit [https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/](https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/).
For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please visit [www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville](http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville) and [https://embarkcva.com/](https://embarkcva.com/).
Selected candidates will be required to complete and pass a background check at the time of the offer per University Policy.

*COVID Vaccination Requirement*

Due to the scope of President Biden's [Executive Order 14042](https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/) issued in early September, *all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption.* The University has updated policy [SEC-045](http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045) to reflect these new requirements.  

*If hired by the Academic Division*, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

*Note:* Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the [UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements](https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires) webpage.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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