Lecturer in Information Systems - Search 67491

Lecturer in Information Systems - Search #67491
College of Business
Department of Information Systems

The Department of Information Systems in the College of Business invites nominations and applications for a Lecturer of Information Systems position. This position is located on the Statesboro Georgia 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/

Housed within the College of Business, the Department of Information Systems offers a B.B.A. in Information Systems that prepares students to work in a corporate computing career. The Department is a member of the SAP University Alliances and has a strong reputation for being a lead institution in ERP/SAP curriculum. Faculty members 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 and Master of Accounting programs.

Position Description: Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Information Systems, the lecturer position is primarily a teaching appointment with some service required. The Lecturer will be required to have a master's degree and relevant industry work experience. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure-track, appointment, and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Master's (e.g., MSIS, MBA or equivalent) degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Information Systems or Information Technology by August 1, 2018
• At least two years of full-time relevant industry or consulting work experience in one or more of the following areas:
- SAP enterprise systems software
- Programming (e.g., Java and/or SAP ABAP)
- Business Analytics/Intelligence
- Networks and telecommunications
• Evidence of effective communication skills
• Demonstrated substantive knowledge and proficiency in MS Office applications
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional Industry certification relevant to at least one or more areas within the IS degree program
• One year of university level teaching or corporate training experience in one of the following areas:
- SAP enterprise systems software
- Programming (e.g., Java and/or SAP ABAP)
- Business Analytics/Intelligence
- Networks and telecommunications
• Demonstrated significant commitment to, and experience in, teaching & learning, specifically within the broad area of information systems
• Commitment to student engagement and participation
• Online teaching experience
• Interest in ongoing professional development within the discipline.

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; a curriculum vitae; (un)official copies of transcripts of all prior degree studies; recent teaching evaluations (if prior teaching experience); 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 Lecturer of Information Systems - Search #67491. 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 #67491
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 or 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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