Assistant Professor of Information & Decision Sciences

Maryland, United States
Competitive Salary
Jul 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Information & Decision Sciences

The Department of Information and Decision Sciences in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University (SU) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track position expected to begin in August 2022.

Area of Specialization: Information Systems, Business Application Development, Business Statistics

Primary Job Duties: Teach undergraduate and potentially graduate courses in the areas of specialization; normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Engage in active scholarship and professional development. Fulfill other duties expected of a faculty member such as student advising, service to the profession, committee assignments and utilize effective teaching methods to enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Information Systems, Decisions Sciences or a closely-related field from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD candidates who have not completed a doctoral degree by August 2022 will be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the requirement that the candidate complete the degree by August 2023. Experience or demonstrated potential as an innovative teacher with strong instructional skills in the area of specialization. Proven record of, or potential for, publication in high-quality refereed journals.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in one or more of the following is a plus: web/mobile application development including low-code platforms, SAP or other enterprise information system, database management, programming skills such as Swift, C#, JavaScript, R, and/or Python.

Applications received by January 1, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2022. Search may be suspended due to budgetary shortfalls. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.   

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) diversity statement, and 5) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. Questions about the position should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Karen Papke-Shields at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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