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Position Number F65680 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Instructor Working Title Instructor School/Unit School of Business Department School Of Business - Information Systems Number of Months 9 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The department’s mission is to produce well-rounded, ethical information systems graduates who creatively blend business acumen, technology skills, and knowledge to meet the needs of our constituents and are prepared for lifelong learning. We foster and sustain scholars who make distinctive contributions to the information systems discipline and advance value-based information systems contributions.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

The School of Business looks to hire a non-tenure eligible teaching and research faculty member to support the teaching mission of the Information Systems Department.

Position Responsibilities

Preferred areas of teaching expertise include systems analysis and design, database systems, application web development, programming, and mobile technology. Experience teaching project/ capstone/ practicum courses. Other specialty areas related to information technology will be considered.
The applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Responsibilities include teaching courses in Information Systems at the undergraduate and master’s levels on campus (in Richmond, VA) and virtually.
Responsibilities include teaching four sections in both fall and spring semesters. This 4/4 teaching load can be changed based on the number of preps and the number of students in the sections and if there is special consideration given to the instructor based on departmental needs.
In addition to teaching, serving on department committees is required.
Research is not required.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have either a Bachelor’s Degree with significant information systems work experience (15 years) or a Masters or earned Doctorate in information systems or other related areas.
Excellent oral and written English language skills are required.
Applicants must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and students or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .
Prior teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants should have industry experience in the areas of teaching.

Date Posted 02/26/2021 Open Until Filled No Application Deadline Date 03/29/2021 Proposed Hire Date 08/10/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences, and academic and professional activities will impact your contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

In addition, a letter of application, CV or resume, and a list of three (3) references must be uploaded as part of this application process.

To learn more about the Department of Information Systems in the School of Business, please visit

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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