Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2023, with an anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2023.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications received by October 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. Required application materials include a cover letter, a full vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for three references (including email addresses). The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No additional materials will be considered. Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype or Zoom.

Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Hani Safadi ( ) with the subject line “MIS Faculty Position”.

Posting Details

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Working Title

Assistant or Associate Professor


Terry-Mgmt Information Systems

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked very highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and its scholarly productivity. Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS Fellows, LEO Award winners and INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow. The department is quite diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, research traditions, topics of interest, and research approach, and includes 14 full-time tenure-track faculty and eight full-time lecturers and senior lecturers.

The Management Information Systems Department offers the following degrees: Ph.D., an online Master of Business & Technology, a BBA in MIS that includes areas of emphasis in data analytics and information security management, and a FinTech certificate. In addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA degree, an on-campus Master of Science in Business Analytics ( MSBA ) degree, and off-campus Executive/Professional MBA degrees (in Atlanta). More information regarding the Terry College of Business and the Management Information Systems Department is available at .

The University of Georgia is the first public-chartered university in the nation and the Terry College is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate, full-time MBA, professional MBA, and executive MBA programs consistently ranked among the top-20 public universities. The Terry College moved into brand new, state-of-the-art buildings (the Terry Business Learning Community or BLC ) in the summer of 2017. To learn more about the University, College, Department, and specific programs, please visit

Athens, Georgia is generally regarded as one of the best college towns in the United States. It is nicknamed “The Classic City” because of its architecture and vibrant music, art, and food scene. Athens is located about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with affordable real estate prices and a low cost of living.

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Retirement Plan


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Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible


Advertised Salary

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Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

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Job Closing Date

Open until filled


Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank


Faculty Rank

Open Rank

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status


Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in information systems or a closely related discipline from
an AACSB accredited institution or international equivalent.

Additional Requirements

For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at .
Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at resources/documents/Business 2015.pdf .

To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

For appointment at the assistant professor rank, candidates should demonstrate the promise of moving toward excellence in publication as evidenced by copies of published articles or submitted manuscripts to Information Systems journals, and working papers targeted for publication in top-tier Information Systems journals, and excellence in teaching technical MIS classes with a preference for those able to teach business and web programming in Java. For appointment at the associate professor rank, candidates should demonstrate a research record commensurate with rank and excellence in teaching technical MIS classes with a preference for those able to teach business and web programming in Java.

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


Does this position require a P-Card?


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?


Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. List of References with Contact Information
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