Assistant Professor (Management Information Systems)

Manhattan KS
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

The Management Department in the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems (MIS).

Information about the College:

Kansas State University is a state-supported institution with over 22,000 students. The University is recognized for the quality of its academic programs and for consistently producing winners of top national scholarships. K-State is classified as a Research 1 University (highest research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  K-State is a member of the Big XII Athletic Conference and offers students excellent opportunities in many areas.  The 668-acre main campus is located in Manhattan, Kansas (population approximately 50,000), a community nestled in the beautiful Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas.

The College of Business Administration, with 2800 undergraduate and graduate students, consists of four academic departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The College is accredited by AACSB at the bachelors and masters level in both business administration and accounting. The College is housed in a new 160,000 square foot, $60 million building completed in 2016.  Details about this new state of the art building may be found at:

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

Meet the listed required minimum qualifications as well as excel in the listed preferred qualifications. Responsibilities will include conducting and publishing academic research and teaching two courses per semester, along with assisting in the service mission of the Department, College and University.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Management Information Systems or closely related field from an AACSB accredited Business School (ABDs must be within 6-months of degree completion at the start of contract)
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top MIS journals
  • Demonstrated potential for high quality teaching in MIS
  • Ability and willingness to contribute to the service mission of the college
  • Ability to work effectively with multicultural students and individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Candidates should possess a strong background in one or more of the following areas: programming (especially Visual Basic and .NET), systems analysis & design, database, computer networking and/or computer security, enterprise systems (e.g., SAP) and/or mobile application development
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong research record as demonstrated through publications in high quality academic journals and presentations at national academic conferences
  • Prior university teaching experience in MIS
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Related professional work experience
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Application materials to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Examples of publications
  • Summarized teaching evaluations
  • Three reference letters
  • Other evidence of qualifications
  • Note: The application system allows up to 6 document uploads. Please combine your documents as necessary. 

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

    Screening of Applications Begins:

    Application screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Salary Range:


    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

    Background Screening Statement:

    In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.