The College of Business at the University of Montana –
invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Management Information Systems. We will consider candidates with a
Ph.D. in MIS, IS, or Business (with MIS major emphasis) from an
In addition to the advanced degree, candidates must be committed to
excellence in teaching and research. Candidates must possess an
interest and/or demonstrated ability in teaching Data Analytics;
Cyber Governance, Risk, and Controls; Cybersecurity; or Software as
a Service. An active research agenda is required, and professional
work experience in MIS is strongly preferred. Appointment to the
rank of associate professor requires research publications and
years of teaching service at an AACSB accredited institution
commensurate with the rank of associate professor. Salary is
dependent on qualifications and is comparable with peer
universities in the region.
Undergraduate teaching will be in the university’s Bachelor of
Science in Business Administration program. Graduate teaching will
be in the Master of Science in Business Analytics and/or the MBA
programs. Additional teaching opportunities exist in various
micro-credential, certificate, and corporate programs.
The UM Management Information Systems programs consist of a
bachelor’s degree and a Master of Science in Business Analytics.
The undergraduate MIS degree is the largest major within the
College of Business and is one of the most innovative academic
units at the University of Montana. The MIS faculty take a
collaborative and responsive approach to supporting the success of
our students, including mentoring students and supporting their
career development via our award-winning student chapter of the
Management Information Systems Association. We pride ourselves on
our rigorous and relevant curriculum, which prepares students for
careers in technology implementation, technology risk and controls,
advisory and consulting services, and cybersecurity management. We
strive to create and maintain partnerships with technology and
advisory firms in Montana and nationally to provide the best
opportunities for our students.
The College of Business creates transformative, integrated, and
student-centric learning experiences, propelling our students to
make immediate and sustained impact on business and society. We
nurture our students’ innate work ethic to develop confident
problem solvers and ethical decision makers. We pursue thought
leadership and collectively create opportunities for a better life
for our students, faculty, and staff. The College is one of the
largest professional academic units on campus and is accredited by
the AACSB at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Management Information Systems Program
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Screening begins 9/3/2021; applications
accepted until further notice or until the position is filled
Full time academic year position beginning spring
semester 2022 or fall semester 2022 in Missoula, MT
Competitive salary range depending on
Medical Insurance/Mandatory Retirement
Contribution/Professional Development/Partial Tuition
Primary duties include teaching,
scholarship, and service.
To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the
State of Montana, please visit the links below.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of
- Ph.D. in MIS, IS, or Business (with MIS major/emphasis) from a
school accredited by AACSB International prior to the starting date
- Teaching experience or interest
- Data analytics
- Cyber governance, risk, and controls
- Software as a service
- Demonstrated potential to publish or recent peer-reviewed
journal publications in fields of expertise and an active, ongoing
In accordance with University policy, finalists for
this position will be subject to criminal background
investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference -
accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with
disabilities. For example, this material is available in
alternative format upon request. As an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications
from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may
request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with
state law. References -
*References not listed on the
application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to
the applicant. Testing -
Individual hiring departments at
UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are
relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility
All New Employees must be eligible and show employment
eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as
legally required (e.g., Form I-9).
How To Apply
Priority Application Date: Thursday, September 2,
2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)
Complete applications received by the ‘Priority
Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. Please do not
send applications directly to the University of Montana College of
Business. Applications sent directly to the College of Business
will not be considered or forwarded to Human Resource Services.
Only applications submitted through the UM online applicant system
will be considered. No exceptions.
For a full position
description, list of materials & instructions to apply, visit
A complete application Includes:
- Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and
experience related to the stated required skills for the position.
A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or
“Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
- Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work
- Professional References – names and contact information
for three (3) professional references.
Montana, United States