Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 22, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Marketing and Computer Information Systems is seeking an assistant professor of Computer Information Systems.  Proposed hire date is September 1, 2021. Hiring is contingent upon current budget environment.


80% Teaching/service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline; Exhibit willingness to work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify professional development activities which will lead to effective student learning outcomes.  Exhibit a mature view of your discipline; Maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising, orientation; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.

20% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of career long evidence of significant scholarly contributions to the profession; Demonstrate through teaching, research and service a substantial command of their field of expertise.

Faculty members are expected to participate in departmental activities including but not limited to program development and assessment, student recruiting, mentoring and advising. Faculty members are normally assigned teaching schedules of 12 semester hours in Fall and Spring terms, including undergraduate and graduate courses. Course delivery will include various combinations of online and traditional classroom format. Classroom courses are taught on the main campus in Stephenville, as well as satellite campuses. Courses are scheduled one, two and three days per week, including evenings and occasionally weekends. Faculty members must possess the ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Required Education and Experience:

Must have an earned doctorate in Business with a major in CIS, IS, MIS, IT, or closely related field, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution, completed prior to September 1, 2021. Must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and intellectual contributions to the discipline and in support of the College of Business’ pursuit of AACSB accreditation, and service to/ engagement with relevant constituents. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service.

Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check. Tarleton State University, an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. 

Preferred Experience

Teaching experience and/or professional experience in the areas of programming, database design, management information systems, systems analysis, security, or network design is preferred


Application must be completed online at:

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Robert Pellegrino, Chair

Department of Marketing and CIS

College of Business Administration