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Lecturer or Professor of Practice

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
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Aug 9, 2023

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Position : The Department of Business Analytics & Information Systems ( BASY ) in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University seeks applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track, non-tenure eligible full-time teaching faculty position as a Lecturer or Professor of Practice in Information Systems. This is an annual appointment with the renewal contingent upon the availability of funds, the need for services, and satisfactory performance. The effective date of employment will be January 2024 or later. Compensation will be competitive.

Responsibilities : The primary responsibility of the successful candidate for this position is to teach a selection of undergraduate and graduate Information Systems courses. The successful candidate will be expected to bring experience, innovation, enthusiasm, and leadership to these courses. The successful candidate is expected to remain current in this field of expertise through professional consulting activities and continuing professional education. In addition to instructional duties, the successful candidate will be expected to serve the university, college, and department.

About the Department & Programs: The Department of Business Analytics & Information Systems comprises 15 tenure track faculty, four full-time lecturers, and one full-time position devoted to the professional development of undergraduate students. The department also routinely hires 6 to 8 adjuncts per semester. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Business Analytics and Information Systems and a Master’s and Ph.D. in Information Systems. Our undergraduate programs boast some of the highest starting salaries and most successful placements at Auburn. Our faculty have diverse research interests and publish in top-tier journals, such as Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, and European Journal of Information Systems. Additional information may be found at .

About the College: The Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of providing highly desirable graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practices. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation’s best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves well over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students through six academic departments offering eight undergraduate majors and multiple Masters and Ph.D. options. The college pioneered online master and executive education programs that are now ranked among the very best in the nation. The college has invested in building a nationally recognized faculty that moves thought forward through research, engages with industry, and delivers relevant and current instruction.

About Auburn University: The Auburn family values tradition yet eagerly prepares for the future. Rooted in more than 160 years of tradition, Auburn University occupies 1,841 acres and is the academic home to more than 30,000 students. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement and professional success, and public/private partnerships garners a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health, and societal impact. Auburn University is one of the best places to work in the state of Alabama, according to the 2022 America’s Best-in-State Employers list released by Forbes magazine.

Location: Auburn, AL, is a vibrant, thriving college town and community. Southern Living recently recognized the city of Auburn as one of the top small towns in the South, and Money magazine named Auburn the best place to live in Alabama. Known as the ‘Loveliest Village on the Plains,’ Auburn offers a high quality of life, including a vibrant cultural scene at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center, SEC sports throughout the academic year, national award-winning chefs and restaurants, a K-12 school system that is top-ranked in the state, general and concierge healthcare options, and an exceptional College of Veterinary Medicine for pet care. The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is only 90 minutes away, with multiple shuttle service options to/from Auburn daily. Birmingham is a similar drive to the north, and Montgomery, the state capital, is only 50 minutes to the southwest. Auburn University is understanding and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.

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Qualifications: Successful applicants must possess a master’s degree in information systems or a related field from an AACSB -accredited institution before employment. Candidates with a Ph.D. are desired. Applicants must have at least two years of experience teaching Information Systems or related courses at an AACSB -accredited institution of higher education. Candidates with ten years or more of industry experience, principally in Information Systems, are desired. Relevant professional certifications would be an asset. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and interpersonal communication skills in the English language. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. when the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Process: The review of application materials will begin August 28th, 2023, and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. To be actively considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a brief cover letter with statements of interest in the position and teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae/resume, a copy of all relevant transcripts, student course evaluations, and contact information for three references.

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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