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Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req11734

Department: Management Information Systems

Location: Main Campus

Address: 1130 E. Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Management Information Systems (MIS) Department is recruiting a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor for the 2023-2024 academic year. Our target areas are analytics and 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.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The MIS Department is seeking a colleague who will actively contribute to the intellectual environment in our department through research, teaching, and service.

Successful candidates are expected to conduct research leading to high quality publications. The department has a long history of extramural funding and the expectation is that the applicant will contribute on that dimension.

The appointee will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in traditional and online classrooms, and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. The appointee will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the appointee will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

The Eller College of Management and the MIS Department
are committed to the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence, the UA's
diversity and inclusiveness strategic approach to campus diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a PhD in Management Information Systems or related field prior to start date.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in respected peer-reviewed academic outlets.
  • Evidence of high quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Evidence of strong research skills and commitment to quality education.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information

Tenure-Eligible (TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dawn Bishop

Human Resources Representative

Open Until Filled: Yes

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

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applications will be considered confidential.

Please provide the following documents with your application:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. Teaching Evaluations

5. Statement of Research Interests

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 an 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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