Western New Mexico University, a public, comprehensive, regional institution serving a diverse multicultural population of more than 3,500 students, is located in Silver City, New Mexico. WNMU’s Deming campus serves a diverse population of 400 non-traditional students. WNMU’s accredited programs include nursing, occupational therapy, education, business, social work, and child development. Exemplary teaching, quality programs, commitment to diversity, and enhanced regional service characterize WNMU’s mission.
WNMU’S COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
IS RECRUITING FOR AN
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Applications are invited for a nine month, tenure-track faculty position with a contract starting August 2013. Position responsibilities include advising, program development, assessment, university service, scholarly activity, community service, and advisement of student organizations. During the interview candidates will make a thirty (30) minute class presentation on a topic selected by the search committee. Research, grant writing, experience on university, community, and professional committees and organizations, and previous teaching experience are desired. Previous successful interaction with diverse groups and proficiency in Spanish are desired for all positions.
College of Business and Economics – Seeks an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems.
JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate MIS courses, such as computer applications, database design and implementation, data analysis, systems analysis and design, programming for MIS, networking. Other areas of responsibilities include advising, participating in scholarly activities, and service to the college and the university.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A doctorate in Management Information Systems (MIS). Individuals with ABD’s nearing completion with a Master’s in Business or MIS will be considered. Applicants must have the ability and willingness to adapt courses to current technology applicable to the discipline and teach online and/or televised courses.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience teaching web-based courses are preferred. Also preferred are an interest in research, publications, and securing grants; experience on university committees or related community organizations; participation in state/national professional organizations; previous teaching experience in higher education; past successful professional experiences with groups from diverse backgrounds.
SALARY: $75,221 -$77,940 (non-terminal degree) OR $79,180 - $82,042 (terminal degree) Annually
Review of application materials will begin Monday, April 1, 2013 and continues until filled. While no deadline has been established, for optimal consideration candidates should submit completed applications by Thursday, March 28, 2013.
TO APPLY: A complete application must include a cover letter and vitae, copy of unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts are required upon offer of employment), a personal statement that addresses the applicant’s teaching philosophy as well as the applicant’s experience with and expectations regarding the use of technology in teaching, at least three letters of recommendation (at least two of which focus on the applicant’s teaching ability and potential), a WNMU online application, and the names/mailing addresses/email addresses/phone numbers of five current references. Skype interviews will be used for the semi-finalists and additional documentation may be requested at that time. The WNMU application can be found online at: http://www.wnmu.edu/jobs/employmentapp.shtml. Send required documentation to: Western New Mexico University, Attn: Human Resources Department, 1000 W. College Ave./P.O. Box 680, Silver City, New Mexico, 88062; Phone: (575) 538-6328 and FAX: (575) 538-6338. For more information about WNMU, please visit our Web site at http://www.wnmu.edu. All finalists will be required to sign an authorization for a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Western New Mexico University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, handicap or national origin.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It not designated to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of criminal, education and employment screening.