Executive-In-Residence - Computer Information Systems
Georgia State Unversity
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Computer Information Systems
Advertisement for Executive-in-Residence PositionsPosting # 18326
Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for one or more Executive-in-Residence positions in the Department of Computer Information Systems in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Successful candidates will have well documented evidence of success as a business leader, unique and innovative approaches to classroom instruction and/or approaches to industry and government engagement, that benefit the graduate and undergraduate programs.
Candidates should hold at least a master’s degree in his or her field from an accredited university, certifications in the field of expertise, and be qualified to teach courses in information systems. Candidates must have a rich and extensive base of experience (normally, at least twenty years) in the field of information systems or in emergent areas of teaching and research in the field. Candidates will also have achieved recognition for their significant contributions to their field of practice.
Direct responsibilities will include:
- Activate Relationship Building
The college’s current strategic plan challenges us to aspire to the vision “No one gets closer to business than Robinson.” The successful candidate will play a key role bringing the faculty, staff and students together with the business community for mutual benefit.
The teaching role in this position is targeted to provide students with a deeper understanding of the application of their particular field of study to actual business practice and to support the development of “soft” and “professionalism” skills they will need to be successful in the workplace after graduation.
Applicants should register with http://academicjobsonline.org/ (the registration is free), refer to posting https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18326 and upload their letter of application, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, and teaching evaluations for recent years.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
EiR Faculty Search Committee Chair Department of Computer Information SystemsRobinson College of BusinessP.O. Box 3988Atlanta, GA 30302-3988CISNTTHIRE@gsu.edu
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. It is the largest university in Georgia with more than 50,000 students enrolled continues to lead the state and nation in graduating economically and racially diverse students on-time and at a reasonable cost. GSU confers more bachelor’s degrees to African Americans than any other non-profit college or university in the United States. Georgia State has eliminated achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity or income. For the last four years, GSU has been the only national university at which Black, Hispanic, first-generation and low-income students graduated at rates at or above the rate of the student body overall. As a result of these efforts, in May 2018, The New York Times ran a feature article on Georgia State, calling the institution “an engine of social mobility.” U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State as the 3rd Most Innovative University in the Country.
With more than 8,000 students and 170 faculty members, RCB is one of the largest and most diverse business schools in the country. According to Standard & Poor’s, more Georgia executives hold graduate degrees from Robinson and Georgia State than from any other school in the nation. Its flagship part-time MBA is ranked among the best by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is considered by Financial Times to be one of the world’s premier programs. Using its current strategic plan, Advancing Vision 2020, as a guide, Robinson is extending its perspectives and competencies into new areas – computer science, statistics, engineering, science and technology – and integrating them into the core activities of the business school. Students now connect these analytical skills with business concepts in newly developed immersive experiences that allow them to adapt to and innovate in rapidly changing environments. These strategic investments and initiatives have advanced the college towards its vision of faculty and students creatively designing implementable strategies that address real-world challenges and transform industry partners that impact industry, Atlanta and the world in positive ways.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants will be reviewed until the position is filled. The position is contingent on University budget approval. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.
The successful applicant will join a department of faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching; diverse, equitable, and inclusive excellence; and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.
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