Assistant Professor of Business Informatics

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 09, 2021
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 Information Systems for the Business Informatics Department. This position begins 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. The university’s strategic framework lays out NKU’s mission of being a “Student-Ready University” supported by the three pillars of Access, Completion, and Career & Community Engagement. All faculty, staff and administrators have this as their ultimate focus.
The College of Informatics is one of seven colleges in the university. It enrolls over 1,800 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. 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 and Human Services 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 15 full-time faculty.

Primary Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD (by the time the position starts here) in Information Systems or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited program.
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 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 on February 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 ABD Preferred Education Ph.D
Requisition Number 2021F520 Job Open Date 02/09/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9967 Supplemental Questions

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


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