[AISWorld] Job Posting: Carnegie Mellon University, Information Systems Program, Teaching-Track Faculty Positions

Jeria Quesenberry jeriaq at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Jan 2 15:13:58 EST 2018

Position Summary
Carnegie Mellon University seeks applicants for one or more teaching-track positions in Information Systems, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning Fall Semester 2018. This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment with primary responsibilities for teaching and contributions to the educational mission of the college's interdisciplinary, undergraduate Information Systems (IS) degree program. The IS program is world-renowned for its contributions to practice and teaching. Our faculty members are recognized internationally for their expertise and are dedicated to postsecondary education. 
A Ph.D. in Information Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or closely related relevant field is required for initial appointment. “ABD” candidates nearing completion of their degrees may be considered for conditional appointment. 
We will consider applicants knowledgeable in the general area of information systems. There are several broad areas of interest, including but not limited to, software development, mobile computing, information security and assurance, information technology for development, big data and analytics, design of user-centered systems, information technology and sustainability. In general, we give higher priority to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work rather than to the sub-area of specialization. A demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant industry experience is particularly welcomed.  
The ideal candidate should be able to teach a range of core undergraduate courses, and develop elective courses of broad interest. See our website for background: www.cmu.edu/information-systems <http://www.cmu.edu/information-systems>.
Carnegie Mellon offers teaching-track appointments at assistant, associate and full teaching professor ranks with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. This is a faculty position with a long-term career trajectory and substantial opportunities for professional development. This position emphasizes teaching, student advising, curriculum development, and supervising collaborative projects. Teaching load is typically two classes per semester, but varies depending on the faculty member’s role in advising and curriculum design. Faculty are also encouraged to engage in research or other activities that contribute to the field or to society at large. Senior level applicants should have demonstrated leadership within the academic community and have a significant teaching record. Demonstrable professional growth during the term of appointment, such as research, engagement in the professional community, or publication of educational materials will be required for reappointment and promotion. 
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Qualified candidates who can also contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply. Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.
Application Process
To apply, candidates should submit: 1) a letter of intent; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) contact information for three or more references; 5) any additional supporting documentation which may include evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or representative research papers.
Materials should be submitted online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/47091 <http://apply.interfolio.com/47091> 
For full consideration, complete applications and any supporting materials should be received by January 05, 2018. 
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon is a highly selective global research university with more than 13,900 students, over 106,000 living alumni, and nearly 6,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines, and innovative leadership of education in the fields of Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Policy & Information Systems, and Science, Carnegie Mellon is consistently ranked among the top 25 universities in the United States. With a main campus in Pittsburgh, the University also has campuses in Silicon Valley and in Qatar, and programs in Australia, Portugal, Rwanda and other locations throughout the world.
Carnegie Mellon University is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, a city that has reinvented itself as a hub of innovation and information and life sciences technology. The city boasts nine colleges and universities, museums, opera, a world-class symphony, and several professional sports teams. Pittsburgh is known for its diverse neighborhoods, top schools and hospitals, affordable housing, eclectic restaurant scene, lively arts and music communities, and recreation opportunities that abound in the city’s more than 2000 acres of city parks and on its three rivers. Pittsburgh offers a quality of life that has been internationally recognized, prompting the city’s ranking as America’s most livable city in recent years.

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