Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Georgia College & State University
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Preferred Education: Ph.D
Organization Communication and Information Systems
Tenure Track or Tenured
Internal Number: 231364
The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College & State University, with programs of study accredited by AACSB and ABET, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems beginning August 2022. Candidates with terminal degrees and disciplinary background(s) in Business Analytics, Management Information Systems, Information Science, or related fields are encouraged to apply. The faculty member, in this 10-month tenure-track position, will teach courses in primarily IS data analytics, enterprise performance management, and business intelligence. The Department of Information Systems and Computer Science offers academic programs of study including management information systems with concentrations in data analytics, web development, and information technology. The Department also offers a nationally ranked graduate program in Management Information Systems, and our faculty contribute to the highly successful Georgia WebMBA® program.
Faculty at Georgia College are teacher-scholars and engaged university citizens. In addition to teaching in field by providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike, all Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core university core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. Faculty are also expected develop and demonstrate knowledge of current philosophies, practices, and theories related to the academic discipline. Other critical responsibilities in our teacher-scholar model include:
Research: faculty must conduct research and develop within the profession including peer-reviewed scholarly publications, presentations at academic/professional meetings, and engage in other scholarly activities to continually meet our AACSB faculty qualifications policy.
Service: All faculty are expected to support the advancement of our mission by providing high quality service to the department, college, university, community, and disciplinary level.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit their current CV, a letter of application, teaching philosophy statement, example of recent scholarly work, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a list of three references (names, address, phone numbers, and emails). Materials must be submitted by Sept. 15 to receive full consideration. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Paige Rutner, Chair of the Search Committee, at email@example.com or 478-445-8702.
Qualified candidates for tenure-track position as Assistant Professor must have a terminal degree with an emphasis in Business Analytics, Management Information Systems, Information Science or related fields and identify as a teacher-scholar committed to the public liberal arts. Doctoral student applicants in an All-but-Dissertation (ABD) status will be considered. Other required qualifications include:
understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning;
successful higher education teaching experience at the undergraduate level within the candidate’s area of specialization including business/data analytics, enterprise systems, and/or business intelligence; experience teaching at the graduate level would be considered.
strong communication skills;
a passion for working with and mentoring students; and
demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity;
a commitment to fostering academic excellence, rigor, and distinctiveness in the public liberal arts and in business education. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core university and college curricula and providing foundation courses for majors and non¿majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.
Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.
Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business is exactly what you would expect from a premier public liberal arts university - a first-rate, student-centered, residential business education with a full array of AACSB-accredited academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, for high-demand careers. Our program offerings are nationally recognized, affordable, and accessible. At the graduate level, we offer online programs in Management Information Systems, the Georgia WebMBA® at Georgia College, and the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Our Master of Accountancy is currently delivered face-to-face as an ideal program for Georgia College students seeking to continue their education in the accounting field. Our goal is to develop capable, successful business professionals who are also responsible citizens committed to contributing to the community.
Georgia College, located in Milledgeville, Georgia, is the state’s designated public liberal arts university—where practical education meets life-altering, real-world experiences. For us, a liberal arts education goes beyond simply memorizing facts and philosophies. A liberal arts curriculum teaches students... how to navigate the complexities of life, assess the world around them and become critical thinkers. Our skills-infused approach provides our students with an advantage that employers are looking for and expands the personal and professional lives of our graduates.
The university offers undergraduate and graduate education and serves more than 7,000 students in five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, the John H. Lounsbury College of Education, the College of Health Science and the John E. Sallstrom
Honors College. With its sprawling idyllic campus paired with talented faculty and staff, Georgia College stands at the forefront of offering a holistic liberal arts education. Our students are engaged citizens who are encouraged to think independently and lead creatively as they acquire the skills to navigate life-long challenges.
Georgia College is one of 26 institutions in the University System of Georgia, and we consistently rank among the top three universities in terms of student retention and graduation rates. Georgia College also ranks 20th on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities – South and is recognized as a top university in the nation by the Princeton Review, Forbes Higher Education and Kiplinger’s.