ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of Information Systems and Business Analytics / UMKC HW Bloch

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

Hiring Department

Department of Entrepreneurship and Management

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Job Description

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or tenured position in information systems and business analytics. Consideration will be given to candidates for assistant and associate professor positions.

Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD or DBA in business or a related discipline with a focus on information systems and business analytics. We welcome applicants from outside the business school but require that applicants come from an institution where the business school is accredited by AACSB
  • Candidates must demonstrate expertise in areas central to the business world’s growing focus on analytics, technology, and information systems.
  • ABDs will be considered. However, the doctoral degree must be completed by the start date.
  • Candidates must offer evidence of instructional effectiveness. Candidates also must demonstrate the potential to effectively utilize different teaching modalities and to address the needs of students from across a broad portfolio of programs and students from differing backgrounds .
  • Evidence demonstrating the capability to publish in high-impact journals. For more senior candidates, the candidate must have an established and active research program with a significant portfolio of top-tier publications.
Full Time/Part Time

The desired start date is Fall 2023. This is a 9-month, full-time, tenure-eligible, ranked faculty position with benefits. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


The salary is negotiable, commensurate with qualifications, credentials and experience.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The desired start date is Fall 2023.

Application Instructions

Candidates need to apply online: To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), and the names and contact information of at least three references. References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate.

Application materials must be submitted by clicking the “Apply Now” tab. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) in filenames. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email

An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to a final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.


Significant support from the Bloch Family Foundation, established by our School’s namesake, Henry W. Bloch, encourages excellence in research, teaching, and engagement. The School is centrally positioned within the growing Kansas City metropolitan area, an area that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of a low cost of living and a high quality of life. The region offers many opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, food, the outdoors, and a vibrant sports culture. It offers short commutes and excellent options for elementary and secondary education. Kansas City is home to a number of major corporations, significant foundations, as well as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit organizations.

The Bloch School enrolls over 1800 undergraduate and graduate students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through executive and continuing education. The Bloch School has approximately 60 full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of adjunct faculty, many of whom who are in leadership roles at organizations in the region.

The school is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve experienced professionals seeking to make a career change. And we serve students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates.

The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporations, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards, supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and providing opportunities for internships and experimental learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.

The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPA accreditation, is committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students have access to outstanding career and student support services, vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in global business experiences.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
UMKC Statement on Diversity

University of Missouri System Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Benefit Eligibility


We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important r esource.

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