Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Binghamton, NY
Aug 21, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Faculty
Department:: School of Management
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Jul 17, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

The School of Management at Binghamton University (State University of New York at Binghamton) seeks to fill a position at the Assistant Professor level in the MIS area starting in mid-August 2020, subject to budget approval.

A suitable candidate's research will primarily focus on one or more of the following: information systems leadership, information systems alignment, crowdfunding, virtual teams/computer-mediated communication, social networking, IT security, IT in healthcare, online learning, IT adoption and diffusion, gamification, and user-generated content. The teaching component (2 + 2) requires delivering required/elective courses in management information systems at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. The ideal candidate will also be able to develop practical courses that integrate data analytics and machine learning technology with business and deliver them to business students.

Binghamton University, with approximately 750 faculty and 18,000 students, is one of four comprehensive doctoral-granting research centers of the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system and has received R1 "very high research" classification by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. A dynamic and growing institution, it is regularly recognized as a top-tier public institution by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and Business First. The School of Management is AACSB accredited and is nationally recognized for its success in developing future leaders of business.

Binghamton, New York is located 3 hours from New York City; nearby are Albany, Ithaca, Syracuse, the Finger Lakes, and the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains. Binghamton is a low cost-of-living area of approximately 200,000 residents. The community offers a rich cultural life, professional sports, and outdoor recreational opportunities.


Candidates must have an earned PhD in MIS by the start of the appointment (mid-August 2020). The candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to publish in the top MIS journals, as well as the ability to deliver top-quality classroom teaching. Faculty also participate in curriculum development and assessment, and engage in other service duties for the school and the college both internally and externally.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Application materials must be submitted electronically for consideration. Interested candidates should address all correspondence to Professor Ali Yayla, Chair of Search Committee, and post a curriculum vita and other supporting documents to ( A member of the search committee will attend the major conferences to conduct interviews.

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