Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty, Management of Information Systems

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 19, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty, Management of Information Systems


The Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) area of the School of Business at George Mason University invites applications for two Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty positions in Management of Information Systems (MIS) beginning Fall 2021. These positions are full-time with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


About the School of Business:

Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and top 50 part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national, and international business communities, and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice. The school is evolving to become more interdisciplinary, more connected, and more diverse. The School of Business is pursuing three strategic directions through research, teaching, and partnerships: 1. Digital Transformation of Work; 2. Ensuring Global Futures by addressing the challenges of ensuring a livable and resilient society; and 3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation. To support these strategic initiatives, the School of Business is playing a significant role in three new university initiatives: the Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA); the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE); and the School of Computing.



Major responsibilities include conducting high quality research and teaching Management of Information Systems (MIS) courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy, which specifies an initial load of 3 courses/year for candidates with fresh PhDs and highly productive senior researchers. Additional responsibilities include service to the ISOM area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, such as student mentoring, committee, and interfacing with the business community.


Required Qualifications:

  • Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in MIS or a closely related discipline; 
  • Doctoral candidates must provide clear evidence of expected completion of their degree prior to the start date;
  • Junior-level candidates will demonstrate strong potential for excellence in research and teaching in the MIS area;
  • Senior-level candidates will have a proven record of research, and evidence of teaching MIS courses at undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Senior-level candidates may be considered for a tenured appointment at Associate or Full-level, subject to school and university approval.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with those of the current MIS faculty.


ISOM Area:

The ISOM area consists of 16 OM and MIS tenure-track/tenured faculty members, and 13 term faculty members. They have published their research in top-tier business journals, and have won several college and university-level teaching awards. They also serve as members of editorial review boards of leading journals in their fields.


Special Instructions to Applicants: 

For full consideration, applicants must apply online at for position number F9903z by January 3, 2021, complete and submit the online application; and upload a Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vitae, and List of Professional References. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


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