Visiting Assistant Professor - Management Information Systems

Morgantown, West Virginia
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP), Management Information Systems Department


The Management Information Systems Department at the College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University is seeking qualified applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) position beginning August 11, 2017, or if not filled, January 1, 2018.  This is a non-tenure, continuing appointment.  


Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in Management Information Systems (MIS). The MIS program includes classes in topics such as data analytics, decision modeling, lab based online teaching tools, DFD diagrams, ER diagrams, TCP/IP model, Wireshark, PHP, C, C++, C#, Java, Linux, Windows, computer literacy, computer security, software engineering and iPhone app programming.  Duties will also include student retention, recruitment and placement activities.


Applicants should send a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, copy of all university level course transcripts, and provide the names and contact information for at least three of your references. Submissions should occur via the WVUHire system at


West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, comprehensive, land grant institution founded in 1867.  It is the flagship doctoral degree-granting institution in the state.  According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, WVU is rated R1 (Highest Research Activity).  The College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951, and in 1954 became fully accredited by AACSB International.  B & E offers a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE), and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with ten majors:  Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.  At the Master's level, B & E offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA), an Online Hybrid MBA, a Master of Science in Industrial Relations, a Master of Science in Business Data Analytics, a Master of Professional Accountancy, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Arts in Economics, and a Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Administration.  At the doctoral level, B & E offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing. 





  • A Master's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems or similar field at the time of appointment is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter, evidence of teaching excellence with proven teaching experience is required. 
  • Knowledge in the areas involving information systems practitioner or practical research applications is highly valued.  
  • Applicants must be fluent in writing and speaking English.