Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Analytics & Management Information Systems

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Position TypeVisiting ProfessorClassification TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of Business Analytics & Management Information SystemsPosition's Functional TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of Business Analytics & Management Information SystemsPosition Start Date01/01/2021Position End Date (if temporary)08/14/2021Position Summary

Governors State University’s AACSB accredited College of Business seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Analytics and Management Information Systems beginning in January 2021. This is a partial year appointment covering spring and summer terms in 2021 (January through August). Visiting Assistant Professors will be appointed for a specific period of time. This temporary faculty position’s primary duties will emphasize teaching responsibilities in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics, including database management, management information systems, business analytics, and other courses. Although this position is not tenure-track and not a part of the faculty bargaining unit, it may be an ideal position for an ABD candidate to obtain significant teaching experience prior to going into the tenure track market. There is a separate position posting for a tenure track position that will begin the following academic year. Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply to both positions.

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Interested individuals are invited to complete a faculty profile, submit a letter of interest (cover letter), a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references.

Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students. Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value.

The exceptionally beautiful University Park, Illinois, campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU seeks to serve as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.

GSU is especially interested in candidates who share our values of inclusiveness and diversity to better serve our students. As a Minority Serving Institution and an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, GSU has been selected to participate in the Illinois Equity in Attainment Initiative (ILEA), and is committed to achieving equity and inclusive excellence by building internal capacity to address inequities in student outcomes and eliminating equity gaps, and by implementing evidence-based interventions for improving student learning and success.

GSU has recently established a Supply Chain Innovation Center and Business Incubator (SCICBI), led by the College of Business.. The center will utilize GSU faculty expertise and its existing partners in both public and private sectors, the SCICBI will provide faculty consulting and employee training to businesses in the supply chain and logistics sector, certificate training for employees in these companies, and also co-working space and mentorship opportunities to startups and entrepreneurs in the supply chain and related sectors.

Minimum Qualifications

-PhD or ABD in Management Information Systems or a related field
-Meets AACSB qualifications for Scholarly Academic (SA) or Practice Academic (PA)
-Teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

-PhD in Management Information Systems or a related field
-Teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
-Experience teaching online.

Posting Date09/11/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting NumberFA0370PType of SearchExternalQuicklink for Posting IDDepartmentSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals are invited to complete a faculty profile, submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and list of three references for consideration.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Research Documents
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other
  4. Other2
  5. Other3




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 11/6/2020
Work Type: Full Time