Assistant Professor of Business Informatics

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Working Title Assistant Professor of Business Informatics Department Business Informatics Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number TBD Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in our Business Informatics Department. This position begins August, 2021.
Programs in the Department include a Master of Science in Business Informatics ( MBI ), postgraduate certificates, and an undergraduate bachelor degree and minor in Business Information Systems. These academic programs are AACSB accredited. The Department of Business Informatics partners with the NKU College of Business to offer innovative interdisciplinary AACSB accredited curriculum and programs. The Department also collaborates with the College of Health Professions to enhance and integrate our graduate and undergraduate Health Informatics degrees and related programs.
Northern Kentucky University invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Business Informatics department. The position will begin August 2021. Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering outstanding quality of life, Northern Kentucky University is a nationally-recognized metropolitan public university enrolling over 14,000 students and actively engages with its region of nearly two million people. The university offers 79 undergraduate degree programs and master’s degrees in 22 disciplines, along with JD, DNP, and EdD doctoral degrees. NKU opened a new $105M interdisciplinary Health Innovation Center in 2018, where Business Informatics and Health Informatics faculty will play a key role in population health research, education, and outreach.
The College of Informatics is one of six colleges in the university. It enrolls over 1,900 students in 14 bachelor’s programs and three master’s programs. It was formed in 2005 to unite faculty and students from all the information-centric disciplines. It is comprised of three academic departments: Business Informatics, Computer Science, and Communication and two centers Informatics+ and Center for Information Security.. Some of its distinctive majors include Data Science (only the third such BS program in the country when launched in 2013), Media Informatics, and Health Informatics, along with more traditional programs such as Computer Science, Communication Studies, and Journalism. +. Cybersecurity is a particular strength. NKU has been designated as an NSA / DHS Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education since 2014, and its new $500K donor-funded Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab opened in 2018. The College of Informatics is located in Griffin Hall, a landmark building filled with beautiful and innovative learning spaces.
The Business Informatics department shares AACSB accreditation with the NKU Haile US Bank College of Business. It offers BS degrees and undergraduate minors in Business Information Systems and in Health Informatics, and offers Masters of Business Informatics and Masters of Health Informatics degrees, as well as graduate certificates in these areas. The department collaborates with the College of Health professions to enhance and integrate its Health Informatics programs. In addition, the department operates as the academic home for the Library Informatics program. The department also provides extensive service courses for the universities BSBA and MBA programs. It currently has 17 full-time faculty.

Primary Responsibilities

Will teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes and conduct research. Will also participate in university service and industry engagement activities as applicable.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD or in Information Systems or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited university.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

All candidates are expected to submit a diversity statement. This statement should provide the candidate’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional career. In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose their identity or membership either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. Demographic information is solicited through the application process; however, those data are confidential and are not provided to members of the search committee.

Applicants should visit http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9733 to apply and must provide the following:
• Cover letter outlining qualifications and interests
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness
• List of three references with contact information
• Sample of research work
• Diversity statement

For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Teuta Cata catat@nku.edu. Review will begin in January 2021.

Any candidate who is offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by Kentucky State Law.

Minimum Education Ph.D Preferred Education Ph.D
Requisition Number 2020F504 Job Open Date 12/09/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9733 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please let us know how did you find out about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you taught any course in Health Informatics? If so, please list the courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you conducted any research in Health Informatics?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. Statement of Teaching Interest
  6. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Evidence of teaching style and effectiveness


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