Texas Christian University — Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Business Analytics

Job no: 497611
Work type: Full-time
Location: TCU Main Campus
Categories: M.J. Neeley School of Business

Application Deadline
Until Filled

Position Details
This full-time faculty position is on-campus and in-person.

Texas Christian University invites applications for the non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Business Analytics in the Neeley School of Business beginning August 2022.

The Neeley school is interested in expanding its course offering in emerging technologies and is looking for candidates who will bring related expertise into an academic setting. We are looking for a colleague with a rich background in analytic techniques and emerging technologies who can develop new curricula to enhance the capabilities of Neeley students to exercise managerial judgment in applying these technologies. Candidates should have evidence of excellence and effectiveness in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with experience applying emerging business technologies in industry. Knowledge or experience in areas such as but not limited to, cybersecurity, supply chain analytics, fintech, business statistics, data visualization and business analytics is desirable.

Candidates for the position should possess a Ph.D. in Business Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business Analytics, or a related field. Candidate should have received their Ph.D. within the last five years or have a research record of at least two peer-reviewed publications within the last five years (meet scholarly academic (SA) AACSB faculty qualifications). Candidates who are ABD must obtain their Ph.D. prior to appointment.

The base teaching load is 4-4 (eight 3-credit hour sections per year) with opportunities for additional summer teaching.

Department Details
The Information Systems & Supply Chain Management Department at Neeley includes a vibrant mix of scholars who also embrace teaching and student interaction. We offer undergraduate majors in Business Information Systems and in Supply & Value Chain Management, as well as graduate programs in Supply Chain Management. In addition, we offer an undergraduate certificate in FinTech and deliver several courses in Statistics and Business Analytics for other programs in the Neeley School. The Center for Supply Chain Innovation promotes research collaborations with the many Fortune 500 companies in the DFW area.

School/College Description
The TCU Neeley School of Business is comprised of six academic departments including Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Management and Leadership, and Marketing. The TCU Neeley School of Business has an annual enrollment of 2,821 (2019-2020) undergraduate and graduate students, 215 employees and 24,595 alumni. The Neeley School is proud to be fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for our undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, our Accounting department is among an elite number (less than 200) accredited by AACSB.

TCU Neeley been nationally ranked in several outlets, including 31st by Poets and Quants in their recent rankings of Best Undergraduate Business Programs. Careers and Employment Opportunities was ranked at #10 in the U.S. and #1 in Texas by Poets & Quants. TCU Neeley was ranked 15th in undergraduate Entrepreneurial Studies in 2020 according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The MBA program has been ranked 45th in the U.S. by The Economist, and 1st for MBA Faculty Quality. The undergraduate supply chain program was ranked 14th in North America and the graduate supply chain program was ranked 16th in North America by Gartner. The Executive MBA program was ranked 18th in the world, 8th in the U.S. and 1st in Texas by The Economist. TCU’s accounting graduates regularly achieve the #1 CPA exam pass rate in Texas. The accounting program was ranked 20th in the U.S. for undergraduate programs and 21st among graduate programs of its size by the Public Accounting Report.

University & Fort Worth Description


Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, which is operated in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.

Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®.

At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum.


Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country.

Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues.

Required Application Materials & Application Instructions
Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Please share how diversity, equity and inclusion has shaped your professional experience and/or how you plan on incorporating it into your teaching and research. Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at https://jobs.tcu.edu/en-us/listing/. From there, click on “M.J. Neeley School of Business” in the list of categories on the right side of the page, then find the Assistant PPP Position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct any questions to:
Texas Christian University
Office of Human Resources

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