Assistant/Associate Professor - Operations & Information Systems (OIS)

Lowell, MA
Feb 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Assistant/Associate Professor - Operations & Information Systems (OIS)

Dean's Office / Manning School of Business

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Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:

Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
The Manning School of Business (MSB) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking one new tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Operations and Information Systems. The preferred fields of specialization for the position are: business/data analytics; preference will also be given to the other research areas like data science, IT economics, Internet of Things, cloud computing, social media and/or the related areas of MIS.

Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in Massachusetts. The MSB has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB-International. The School is building program offerings at all degree levels and seeks to further enhance the faculty's high level of research productivity. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in (1) the growth and delivery of all academic programs including our Ph.D. with a specialization in MIS, (2) the growth of our Master of Business Administration with IT/IS concentration, and a new Master of Science in Business Analytics, in addition to the undergraduate BA program with MIS major, and (3) ongoing initiatives undertaken in research, instruction and outreach.

Successful candidates for the position of Assistant Professor are expected to develop a productive body of inter-disciplinary scholarship in the area of MIS, while Associate Professors must have a demonstrated record of productive scholarly research, excellent teaching and service record, and extramural funding to be considered for the position. While classes taught on load are primarily on-campus, additional teaching opportunities exist for online teaching.

UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Completed doctorate in MIS, business analytics, or related fields from an AACSB-International accredited business school (must have completed doctorate by the date of appointment, August 2017)
-Evidence of ongoing scholarly publications in MIS and/or business analytics areas
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-A record of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels

Other Considerations:
-Experience supervising and advising graduate students for Associate Professors
-Industrial or corporate business experience
-Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly
-Experience in teaching online or web-enhanced courses

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Sample of Scholarly Work/Publication
Evidence of Teaching
Names and contact information of three references

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Cover Letter: List details of research interests and accomplishments; teaching interests, experience and philosophy; and professional background.
Sample of Scholarly Work/Publication: Provide samples of recent publications.
Evidence of Teaching: Provide documents such as student course evaluations, department reviews, teaching awards, student testimonials, etc.
Names and Contact information for three references: Include position title, employing organization, mailing and e-mail addresses.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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