Forsyth Medical Center Distinguished Professorship with a focus on Health IT/Informatics

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) in the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for the Forsyth Medical Center Distinguished Professorship with a focus on Health/Clinical IS/IT/Informatics. This is a tenured position at the full professor level. The position carries a target start date of August 1, 2023.

We expect the selected candidate to be able to teach both core and elective courses in information systems, and health/clinical IS/IT/analytics/informatics, ensuring that there is an appropriate level of technical content. Depending on one’s qualifications and fit, the chairholder may have a joint appointment in the School of Nursing and may periodically teach a course for that School. Additionally, there is an expectation that the candidate’s research is tied to her or his teaching area and to one or more key elements of our mission (problem solving, innovation, globalization, sustainability, and ethics), while also participating in department initiatives and hands-on projects. Candidates should show promise of publishing in mainstream top-tier Information Systems journals, such as found in the FT50 list or CABS Academic Journal Guide at the 4 and 4* levels.

All tenured faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, research, and service. As part of their service, all professors are expected to demonstrate internal and external service leadership. Expectations of the Forsyth Professor include:

  • Teach three courses per year;
  • Publish articles in the FT50 list, CABS AJG 4 and 4* journals;
  • Mentor junior faculty and PhD students in their research;
  • Engage in curriculum development and revision; and
  • Serve as a positive role model to other faculty members and graduate students.

By UNC System policy, all titled professorships carry five-year appointments, conditional on appropriate performance. Renewal is permitted.

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Hold a PhD in Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely related field; have published extensively in in Health/Clinical IS/IT/Informatics in high quality journals; and have taught in Health IS/IT/Informatics.
  • Hold the rank of Professor OR be eligible for appointment as Professor based on one’s scholarly, teaching, and leadership accomplishments; and
  • Have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship.

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The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at UNCG is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and providing equal access to opportunities. Applications are encouraged from candidates belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the discipline. With over 50 percent students of color and over 30 percent first-generation students, the Bryan School takes great pride in being one of the most diverse business schools in the UNC system. Of the Bryan School’s approximate 3700 undergraduate and graduate students, 55.1 percent of the student body are from diverse populations. Additionally, approximately 26 percent of all faculty are from underrepresented ethnic groups (UREG) and 43 percent of the School’s faculty are women. UNCG has a history as the women’s college of the UNC system, has been designated a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), and is the top performer for social mobility in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report.

AA/EEO: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

UNCG participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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