Assistant or Associate Professor of MIS

University of Mississippi
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Humanities, History
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description

The Management Information Systems (MIS) Department of the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in MIS at our main campus in Oxford, Mississippi at either the Assistant or the Associate Professor level.

Duties: The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level, conducting research aimed toward top-tier disciplinary journals, and to provide service to the university and the profession beginning Fall 2023. The normal teaching load for a research-active faculty member is 2/2 (6 credit hours per semester, Fall and Spring) with the option to teach intersession, summer courses, and/or online courses for additional pay subject to course and funding availability.

We are particularly interested in candidates capable of teaching and doing academic research in one or more of the following areas: business analytics, business intelligence, modern cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure), and web-based software development. Expertise with analytics and CRM-related technologies, including platforms such as Salesforce and/or Microsoft PowerBI, is also advantageous. Our industry partners are very engaged in analytics applied to business strategy and operations. Candidates who can work well with industry partners also are preferred. An ability to support dissertation work in MIS-related areas is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications: To be considered for this position, the applicant must have an earned doctorate degree (or hold ABD status with expected degree completion prior to August 2023) in MIS or a related discipline from an AACSB accredited or well-regarded business program. Applicants should possess strong evidence of the potential to publish research in elite academic information systems journals and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the departmental AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics (SA).

Position Details

Appointment (9 Month)

Assignment Type (Tenure Track)

Application Procedures

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About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.

Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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