Searching for one full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor for a position supporting retail technology and innovation. Responsibilities: - Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in retailing and digital retailing. - Integrate retail technology and innovation into courses using digital applications, AI, and/or other emerging technologies. - Mentor graduate students and direct graduate student research. - Develop an active research program with retail technology applications that supports innovation in research and curriculum development. - Obtain external research funding. - Develop strong partnerships that link students with the retail industry. - Participate in department, college and university committees. The Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing at the University of North Texas is one of the top retail-merchandising programs in the nation with over 600 undergraduate and graduate majors. Its innovative degrees include the first and only bachelor's degrees in the nation in digital retailing and in consumer experience management plus bachelor's degrees in merchandising, home furnishings merchandising, and retailing. The Department also offers the M.S. in Merchandising and a Graduate Academic Certificate in Digital Retail Merchandising. The MDR Department's mission is to develop talent for careers in a dynamic global marketplace through innovative research, strong industry connections and diverse coursework that includes internship and study tours. Established in 1890, UNT is a tier-one research university and one of the nation's largest public universities with over 38,000 students. As a catalyst for creativity, UNT fuels progress, innovation and entrepreneurship for the North Texas region and the state. For more information, contact Judith C. Forney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 940.565.2448. A review of applications will begin on November 19, 2018 and remain open until the search is closed. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. - Earned doctorate with coursework in applied technology. - Demonstrated use of applied technology to bridge teaching and research in one or more of the following: retail, digital retailing, retail merchandising, retail innovation. - Expertise in digital applications, AI, and/or other emerging technologies applied to one or more of the following: retail, digital retailing, retail merchandising, retail innovation. - Academic and/or research expertise in one or more of the following: retail, digital retailing, retail merchandising, business, or an aligned social science. - Demonstrated scholarly potential. - Aligned industry experience.