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Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer, MIS (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Information Systems and Technology

Posting Number: req18869

Department: Management Information Systems

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Management Information Systems (MIS) Department is recruiting for Limited Term Adjunct Lecturers for the 2024-2025 academic year. Our target areas are analytics, systems analysis, data base, cloud computing, and/or cybersecurity.

With a strong national and international reputation as an agile, innovative, and research-oriented department, MIS is well poised to meet the challenge of serving the evolving research, learning, service, and teaching needs of a premier 21st century discipline.

The MIS Department is one of the six academic departments in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Founded in 1974, the department was a pioneer in defining and advancing the field of Information Systems. Since its inception, the MIS Department has made outstanding contributions to the field, both by creating relevant and impactful research and by offering leading edge educational programs. The department has well-established and highly successful research centers that have generated over $200M in funded research projects since the 1980's. MIS faculty members have also been successful with technology transfer initiatives through successful commercialization of their research. The department has been ranked in the top 5 in the field of information systems for over 30 years.

The MIS Department offers undergraduate, masters, and PhD programs in MIS. Over 5,000 students, including 250 PhD students, have graduated from these programs. US News & World Report currently ranks the undergraduate program #4 and the MS program #3 among all universities. The MIS Department is also home to multiple research centers including the Artificial Intelligence Lab, the Center for the Management of Information, and the INSITE Business Intelligence and Analytics Center.

The MIS Department supports and practices Inclusive Excellence, which values diversity, equity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and community service. For this position, the department is seeking strong, experienced candidates who are committed to work with diverse students and colleagues and have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Limited Term Adjunct Lecturers will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in traditional and online classrooms, and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds.
  • ¬†Initial instruction will be limited to the Fall 2024 semester, with the possibility of additional teaching assignments in subsequent semesters dependent upon department need.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a MS in Management Information Systems, Business Administration or related field prior to start date, and minimum of 3 years of professional experience in MIS.
  • Evidence of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Job FTE: 0.20

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 3

Contact Information for Candidates

Rebecca Ramos

Administrative Manager

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please provide the following documents with your application:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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