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Open Rank (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer) and Assistant/Associate Director of

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Athens, Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

Position Summary

The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the lecturer, senior lecturer, or principal lecturer level as early as August 1, 2024. This position is expected to be 70% instruction and 30% service/administration at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with an anticipated start date that could be as early as August 1, 2024.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications received by May 10, 2024 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately, and we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement including evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for 3 references (including email addresses) as pdf documents.

The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process.

Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Elena Karahanna at ekarah@uga.edu .

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1943P

Working Title

Open Rank (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer) and Assistant/Associate Director of Industry Partnerships

Department

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 ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). 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 3,000 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 offers the following degrees: on-campus Ph.D., online Master of Business & Technology, on-campus BBA in MIS, and on-campus FinTech certificate. In addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA degree, on-campus Master of Science in Business Analytics ( MSBA ), and off-campus Executive/Professional MBA degrees. The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked highly nationally and internationally for its programs and scholarly productivity. Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS Fellows and AIS Leo Award winners. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report.

College/Unit/Department website

https://www.terry.uga.edu/departments/mis/

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Anticipated Start Date

08/01/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

04/08/2024

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

USG Core Values Statement

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct .

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 .

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Lecturer

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Open Rank

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Information Systems or a related discipline from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent at the time of appointment.

Additional Requirements

Candidates with a Master’s degree must document exceptional management information systems accomplishments and be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. The position is renewable based on performance and promotion is possible after six years of service. For information regarding the requirements for each lecturer faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Lecturers ( https://provost.uga.edu/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/guidelines-for-appointment-and-promotion-of- lecturers/ ).

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

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:
  • Interface the Center for Business Analytics and Insights ( CBAI ) with the Georgia Business Community.
  • Source and supervise capstone projects for the MSBA Program.
  • Develop and supervise an advisory board of companies that provide financial aid and other support for the MSBA program.
  • Pursue public speaking activities to represent CBAI, Terry, and UGA at relevant industry and academic events, while also regularly publishing analytics and AI thought leadership material that can be posted through the Terry and MSBA site.
  • Develop and teach new courses that focus on presenting and socializing results from analytics projects to the average managerial consumer of analytics projects, as well as other analytics needs for the college.
Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

No

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

No

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

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

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

No

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

No

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

No

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 .

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website .

Duties/Responsibilities

Posting Specific Questions

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

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