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Open Rank (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer)

The University of Georgia
Athens Area

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Open Rank (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer)


Terry-Mgmt Information Systems

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The Terry College is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate, and graduate programs consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities. The Terry College moved into brand new, state-of-the-art facilities in 2017. To learn more about the College, Department, and specific programs, please visit Athens, Georgia is generally regarded as one of the best college towns in the United States. It is nicknamed “The Classic City” because of its architecture and vibrant music, art, and food scene. Athens is located about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with affordable real estate prices and a low cost of living.

The Management Information Systems Department offers the following degrees: on-campus Ph.D., online Master of Business & Technology, on-campus BBA in MIS, and on-campus FinTech certificate. In addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA degree, on-campus Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and off-campus Executive/Professional MBA degrees. The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and its scholarly productivity. Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS Fellows and AIS Leo Award winners.

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Benefits Eligible

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications received by May 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for 3 references as pdf documents to References will be contacted by the department at the appropriate time in the process. Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. We will be conducting initial interviews over Skype. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Jerry Kane ( the search committee chair.

We are unable to offer sponsorships for U.S. non-immigrant or immigrant visas for this position. You must hold valid work authorization in the U.S. or be a U.S. permanent resident or U.S. citizen in order to apply.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

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 (

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Open Rank

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Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Information Systems or a related discipline from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent at the time of appointment. Candidates with a Master’s degree must document exceptional accomplishments in management information systems and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

Position Summary:

The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the lecturer, senior lecturer, or principal lecturer level. This position is expected to be 100% instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels with an anticipated start date that could be as early as August 1, 2023.

Additional Requirements:

The position is renewable based on performance and promotion is possible after six years of service. For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Lecturers ( Participation in the life of the department, e.g., committee membership, is expected of all faculty.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated ability to teach “Intro to IS” or “System Analysis and Design” at the undergraduate or graduate level. Ability to teach in the areas of FinTech, Business Process Management, or Project Management would also be a plus.

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Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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