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Open Rank Faculty - Technology, Leadership, and Innovation Management - (FAC002679)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022

The Technology, Leadership, and Innovation Management program (TLIM) at the University of Houston seeks qualified candidates for a full time, tenure-track open rank faculty position. The preferred candidate must possess outstanding academic credentials that clearly demonstrate the ability to conduct independent and successful research in areas related to project and team leadership, organizational behavior/change, management/operations, information systems, and technological innovation. Candidates will also be responsible for teaching courses in the undergraduate level program related to these topics. Rank will be commensurate with the final candidate's credentials and experience.

The Technology, Leadership, and Innovation Management program also maintains active relationships with industries in the Greater Houston Area such as Energy, Transportation/Infrastructure, Port and Border Security, and Health/Medical Fields, so research expertise and experience in these contexts is preferred Additionally, this candidate will participate in program, department, and college committee assignments and in other activities related to the TLIM program and the rest of the campus. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023.

The College of Technology is the fourth largest college at the University of Houston, and one of the fastest growing. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for the future’s technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation. Starting January 2023, the College of Technology will merge with the College of Engineering to bring better outcomes for our students and better opportunities for our faculty/staff to meet our research and service mission.

Following the vision of University of Houston (UH) President Renu Khator, the College of Technology is beginning its journey to Sugar Land. The College of Technology (CoT) building opened at UH at Sugar Land in 2019, featuring state-of-the-art labs, classrooms, and meeting spaces. A recent legislative session approved funding for a second CoT building at UH at Sugar Land. The expectation is that all CoT programs and departments will be at Sugar Land by 2025.

The University of Houston is a public research university that is located on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center. Houston is an international and multicultural city, and the University reflects this diversity. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and it has been recognized as the second most racially and ethnically diverse research institution in the nation. In addition, the University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse community of scholars. Given this, a candidate should exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the faculty and graduate student population. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Applications may be submitted at . They should include a letter of interest, research statement, names and email addresses of three references for letters of recommendation (referees may be contacted later in the selection process to submit letters directly via the online system), a current curriculum vita, a teaching statement, and evidence of effective teaching.

For inquiries about this position, prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Tony Liao (Professor in DIGM and search committee chair) at . The review of applications will commence on October 30, 2022. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by November 20, 2022.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

An earned Ph.D. in a related discipline, such as Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology, Operations Management, Information Systems, Information Science, Political Science, etc. with a strong teaching background in all aspects of Technology Leadership and Innovation Management.

Preferred Qualifications: Work and Teaching experience related to Energy, Transportation/Infrastructure, Port and Border Security, and Health/Medical Fields Five or more years of industry experience working in project management and business operations

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal background check.

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