Leggett & Platt Distinguished Professor of Information Systems - Associate or Full Professor

May 14, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Leggett & Platt Distinguished Professor of Information Systems - Associate or Full Professor
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 27583
Application Materials Complete the brief online application. Be prepared to uploade a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Lisa Pagett at [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed when received and more systematically on January 15, 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Teaching load and salary are competitive and negotiable.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to MU Human Resources: (573) 882-7976 or [email protected]. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Douglas Moesel, Search Committee Chair; e-mail: [email protected]

Job Description

The Department of Management in the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applicants--advanced associate and full professors--for the Leggett & Platt Distinguished Professor of Information Systems. The Department of Management is seeking outstanding scholars with a stellar record of publications in the leading information system journals, proven college and executive level teaching ability, and collegiality in service roles.


The successful candidate is expected to take a leadership role in expanding course offerings in the information systems area in the department, and to facilitate IS extensions within the College and across campus, including collaborations with recent joint hires with the College of Engineering. Preference will be given to applicants who augment and complement existing research/teaching capabilities at Trulaske, which include big data analytics, cybersecurity, and AI/machine learning.

Other Information

The Department of Management consists of three research-oriented faculty groups: Information Systems, Analytics, & Technology; People & Organizations (OB/HR); and Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship. We are building a revitalized department based on reimagining how business and business education will serve our constituents into the future. We prepare students to be leaders able to work with a diverse group of people in entrepreneurial and technology settings: in large established firms, small and medium sized growth businesses, and entrepreneurial startups.

The Trulaske College of Business consists of about 65 full-time faculty members who serve approximately 5,000 undergraduates, 285 master’s students, and 35 doctoral students. The Department of Management consists of 11 tenure-track faculty members and 10 full-time teaching faculty who share a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. We expect significant new hiring throughout the Management Department over the next five years. More information can be found at http://business.missouri.edu.

MU is both a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and Association of American Universities institution. MU has embraced an Inclusive Excellence Framework, which is a plan for growing and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Therefore, the successful candidate will demonstrate their experiences with infusing diversity into their curriculum and their administrative practices and processes,

The city of Columbia, with a population of about 110,000, has consistently been rated as one of most livable communities in U.S. with excellent schools, a reasonable cost of living, and access to numerous outdoor activities. Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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