Assistant Professor of Information Systems - Search 67496

Location
Statesboro
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Professor of Information Systems - Search #67496
College of Business
Department of Information Systems


The Department of Information Systems in the College of Business invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor of Information Systems position. This position is located on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/

Within this setting, the Department of Information Systems supports the college's BBA and MBA programs. The Department is well known as a leader in the delivery of ERP and enterprise systems education and preparing students and professionals for successful careers in ERP and business process integration as well as other IS related jobs. The Department also has significant expertise in business analytics/business intelligence and project management education. Faculty members participate in the SAP University Alliance program as well as the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and Project Management International (PMI). They also participate in the delivery of the Department's Online Graduate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Certificate program with an emphasis in SAP, as well as courses that support the MBA, Master of Accounting, and Master of Science in Applied Engineering programs. A master's degree in Enterprise Systems is in the planning stages.

Position Description: The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Information Systems, is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2018, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position requires teaching, research and service responsibilities. Faculty are expected to be teacher/scholars with a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, engage in productive discipline-related scholarship, be committed to professional service, be technologically literate and have a commitment to using technology in teaching and scholarship, and have experience with, or interest in, working in diverse academic and professional communities. The ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the department, college, and University is also expected.

Required Qualifications:
• Terminal degree in Information Systems or closely-related field from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution by August 1, 2018.
• Evidence (e.g. statement of research interests, published journal and conference articles) of the ability to develop and implement a research agenda and publish in high-quality IS journals.
• Evidence of the potential for above-average teaching ability.
• Evidence of effective communication skills.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
• While applicants with all areas of MIS expertise are welcomed, preference will be given to candidates who can provide instructional support for classes in the following areas:
- Networks and telecommunications
- Enterprise application security
- Business intelligence and business analytics
- Business programming
- SAP enterprise systems software.

Screening of applications begins February 15, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; curriculum vita; recent teaching evaluations; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Application materials in the electronic submission must be in either Word or PDF format to be accepted. The subject line in the electronic submission should be: Application for Assistant Professor of Information Systems - Search #67496. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

Applications and nominations should be sent via email (as a single PDF file) to:

Ms. Sharon Faddis
Administrative Secretary
Department of Information Systems
Electronic mail: sfaddis@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-4747

Inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Adrian Gardiner, Search Chair - Search #67496
Department of Information Systems
Electronic mail: agardine@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-7479

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu. Additional information about the department is available through http://coba.georgiasouthern.edu/is/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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