Lecturer of MIS

Location
Athens
Posted
Mar 08, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time lecturer position, beginning August 2018. This is a non-tenure track teaching position and is subject to an annual contract. Candidates should have earned their Ph.D. in Information Systems from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent. We seek someone with teaching experience in (1) technical, (2) business-IS, and (3) theoretical subjects. Technical expertise should have been demonstrated via the teaching of classes in web applications development, system development, infrastructure, networking, and IT architecture. Business-IS expertise should have been demonstrated via teaching emphasizing the business value associated with IS, may it be through business intelligence and/or data visualization. Theoretical IS-related concepts such as those associated with the design, implementation, and design of IS should also have been demonstrated through past teaching. We require a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience, and at least one course being taught within each one of the three above areas. Moreover, candidates should have taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Last, service to the IS discipline (through journal and conference reviews) is highly desirable. The normal teaching load is eight, 3-credit classes per academic year. The Management Information Systems Department offers the following degrees: Ph.D. in MIS, Master of Business & Technology, and BBA in MIS. In addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA degree, along with off-campus Executive MBA degrees. A Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) will be offered on campus starting Fall 2018. The MIS Department has a strong tradition in organizational and behavioral information systems research using a wide range of research methods, including state-of-the-art data analytics approaches. The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked very highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and its scholarly productivity. For example, the USA Today College edition (2016) ranks the undergraduate MIS program 8th in the nation. On the research front, the UT Dallas ranking of research productivity ranks the University of Georgia 11th in North America for overall research in MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research in the past five years. Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS Fellows and an AIS Leo Award winner. The University of Georgia is the State of Georgia's flagship university, located in historic Athens, fifty miles from Atlanta. Athens is well known for its quality of life including dining, entertainment and the arts, and outdoor activities. More information regarding the Terry College of Business and the Management Information Systems Department is available at www.terry.uga.edu. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references (including email address) to http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3546. The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until April 9, 2018. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Maric Boudreau (mcboudre@uga.edu

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have earned their Ph.D. in Information Systems from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent. We seek someone with teaching experience in (1) technical, (2) business-IS, and (3) theoretical subjects. Technical expertise should have been demonstrated via the teaching of classes in web applications development, system development, infrastructure, networking, and IT architecture. Business-IS expertise should have been demonstrated via teaching emphasizing the business value associated with IS, may it be through business intelligence and/or data visualization. Theoretical IS-related concepts such as those associated with the design, implementation, and design of IS should also have been demonstrated through past teaching. We require a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience, and at least one course being taught within each one of the three above areas. Moreover, candidates should have taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications: Service to the IS discipline (through journal and conference reviews) is highly desirable.

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Status:

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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