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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of BIT

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of BIT
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170066
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Business Information Technology in the R. B. Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant, associate or full professor level beginning August 2018. The Business Information Technology major includes degree options in Decision Support Systems (DSS) and Operations and Supply Chan Management (OSM). Candidates should have an appropriate academic background and expertise to teach courses in one (or both) of these two degree options.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications include a doctorate in operations and supply chain management (OSM), or information Technology (IT), 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. 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. Although applicants with OSM or IT academic backgrounds, expertise and research focus are invited, preference will be given to outstanding applicants in operations and supply chain management (OSM). Additional information about the Department of Business Information Technology can be found at www.bit.vt.edu.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete an application through the university’s jobs.vt.edu website (http://www.jobs.vt.edu/ ) and comply with the Internet Applicant Rule. The posting number is TR0170066. The beginning review date is August 1, 2017. Applicants are expected to upload a letter of intent that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, a comprehensive CV, and contact information for three references.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Business Information Technology
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 06/30/2017
Review Begin Date: 08/01/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/77094

Supplemental Questions

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  2. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference #1
  2. Letter of Reference #2
  3. Letter of Reference #3
  4. Candidate Statement