Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Number 999078 and 001023

Functional Title Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

Department of Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Systems

The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) in the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for up to two tenure-track/tenure positions in Information Systems subject to budget approval. The position(s) will commence on August 1, 2018, at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (with tenure). While we will consider candidates in all areas, preference will be given to individuals with teaching interests that align with the ISSCM offerings.

ISSCM is a well-established department that offers programs at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. Consisting of 11 full-time faculty members, 200+ undergraduate students, and 100+ graduate students, the Department has an exceptional reputation in the IS area. Our MS in IT and Management program was ranked 12th in the 2015 Best Online Graduate Programs by the U.S. News & World Report. Our faculty members are active in research and have published in such journals as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Sciences, and other very high-quality journals. Faculty members in the department have received external funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

The Bryan School of Business & Economics has over 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 100 full- and part- time faculty members housed in six departments. Accredited by AACSB, the Bryan School is the recipient of many honors and accolades. Our evening MBA was ranked 13th nationally by Bloomberg Businessweek (2013) and 10th in academic quality. UNCG was one of the three original institutions in the University of North Carolina system (Chapel Hill and NC State were the others). Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a 'high research activity' University, UNCG is also committed to high-quality teaching to its more than 19,500 students in six colleges and schools. Another point of pride is that UNCG has the most ethnically and racially diverse student population at the University of North Carolina system. More information about the School may be found at the following URL:
Greensboro is the third largest city in NC with approximately 270,000 people in an MSA of some 1.6 million. Ideally located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, Greensboro is only a few hours from either beach or mountain. The city boasts a rapidly developing fine arts center, child-friendly venues and a multitude of outdoor amenities. With seven higher education institutions in the immediate area, a large industrial base, and proximity to the Research Triangle, it is an attractive location for dual career families.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should hold a PhD/DBA degree with a specialization in Information Systems. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and should have published or show promise of publication in mainstream Information Systems Journals.

We are seeking candidates with the following required qualifications:

  • Completion of a Ph.D. in Information Systems or related areas from an AACSB accredited institution or equivalent by August 1, 2018.
  • Evidence of strong teaching and research potential.
  • Ability to teach core courses in information systems
  • The ability to tie one's teaching and research to key elements of our mission (problem solving, innovation, globalization, sustainability, and ethics) and
  • Ability to participate in department initiatives in analytics and hands-on projects

Preferred Qualifications

While we will consider candidates in all areas, preference will be given to individuals with teaching interests that align with the ISSCM offerings.

Tenure Status Tenure, Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must upload the following materials:

  • a cover letter
  • vita
  • unofficial transcripts
  • three letters of reference
  • a sample of recent scholarship
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness

For questions, please contact Dr. Rahul Singh, Chair, ISSCM Faculty Search Committee (email:

We intend to interview candidates at the 2017 AMCIS conference in Boston.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Info Systems and Supply Chain Mgmt - 11806

Job Open Date 06/30/2017

For Best Consideration Date 07/21/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  4. Other Documents
  5. Other Documents 2
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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