Required and Preferred Qualifications: Entry-level applicants for an Assistant Professor position must have a strong research program, and an earned doctorate by August 31, 2019, in information systems or a related field with IS competence. Applicants who are already holding an Assistant Professor position at other research universities must demonstrate an exceptional research trajectory and evidence of high-impact publications as well as excellence in the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor position is responsible for carrying out the teaching, research, and service missions of the department. The current teaching load for research-active faculty is 10 semester credits per academic year. The teaching assignments will be at both the undergraduate and graduate level with a mixture of managerial and technical courses. The department has a core teaching presence in all programs: undergraduate, full and part-time MBA, Master’s in Business Analytics, and executive education. There is also an expectation of advising at the Ph.D. level. On the research mission, faculty are expected to develop and maintain a strong research program that contributes to the IS discipline. The chosen candidate will also be expected to take part in the full range of departmental, school, and university service activities commensurate with rank.
Program/Unit Description: The University of Minnesota is well known as one of the founding schools for the MIS discipline and is home to the MIS Quarterly. New faculty hires will also benefit from the research and outreach activities of the Management Information Systems Research Center.
The department has 17 tenured/tenure-track faculty. The department teaches courses and performs research in all areas of the information systems discipline including IT/IS in organizations, economics of IS, design and management of systems, individual and organizational decision support, knowledge management, social media, and business analytics. The department is home to the MS-Business Analytics program, which offers both full and part time study. The department has introduced a new minor in business analytics at the undergraduate level beginning Fall 2017. There is an active doctoral program in information systems with 11 students in residence. Carlson School faculty are among the world’s most prolific; the latest (2015) Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) puts the U of M’s business and economics faculty 11th in the world in intellectual contributions. The IS Undergraduate and MBA programs are ranked 3rd and 5th, respectively, by U.S. News and World Report. For more information on the department, visit our web pages at carlsonschool.umn.edu and misrc.umn.edu.
Internal Number: 329814
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