The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University invites applications for a nontenure-track assistant professor position in Management Information Systems, with a start date in August 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to
- Have an active research portfolio, aiming top quality scholarly publications,
- Teach Management Information Systems courses at both undergraduate and graduate level using various instructional delivery methods (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, hyflex, and fully online).
- Foster applied learning into the course design and engage with industry and local business community in applied projects, and
- Participate in different service activities (e.g., active involvement in committees, student mentorship, recruitment and retention initiative, outreach activities, etc.).
This faculty member is within the department of Finance, Real Estate, and Decision Sciences (FREDS), which is one of the five departments in the Barton School of Business. The department is very eclectic and housing cross-disciplinary programs in Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Science and Supply Chain, and Business Analytics. Located in Kansas’ largest business hub and with significant ties to the business community, the Barton School of Business provides extensive applied learning and research opportunities. The school also holds a double AACSB accreditation for business and accounting, which puts it in the top 1% of business schools worldwide. The Barton School of Business is proud of state of art brand new 125,000 sq foot Woolsey Hall located on the WSU Innovation Campus alongside major Wichita employers, including Airbus, Deloitte Smart Factory, NetApp, Spirit AeroSystems, Textron Aviation, and others. Wichita State University is a high research activity institution which provides and supports funding opportunities.
Required Job Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in Management Information Systems or in a closely related field from an accredited institution. Applicants at an advanced stage of their doctoral studies (ABD) will be considered if they demonstrate strong evidence to complete their degree requirements prior to the effective date of appointment.
- Evidence of ability to conduct research in the field of Information Systems (IS).
- Teaching effectiveness in related fields (e.g. teaching evaluations, applied learning activities, software used, instructional delivery modes)
- Excellent communication skills
Preferred Job Qualifications:
- Graduated or graduating from an AACSB accredited institution.
- Established research pipeline in the field of IT-MIS
- Industry Experience