[AISWorld] Faculty Position at The University of Georgia

Hani Safadi hanisaf at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 22:58:28 EDT 2018

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
Assistant or Associate Professor
Department of Management Information Systems

The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College
of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a
full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant or
associate professor level to conduct research and teaching in data
analytics.  Position will begin fall semester 2019, with an
anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2019.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in information systems or a closely
related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution or
international equivalent.  For information regarding the requirements
for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines
for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure
(https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/promotion-tenure/). A
research record commensurate with rank and demonstrated excellence in
teaching information systems at the graduate and/or undergraduate
level also are required.  Additional information about Promotion &
Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at
https://provost.uga.edu/_resources/documents/Business_2015.pdf. To be
eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an
associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and
bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution.
Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

The Management Information Systems Department offers the following
degrees: Ph.D., Master of Business & Technology, and BBA in MIS. In
addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA
degree, an on-campus Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA),
and off-campus Executive/Professional MBA degrees.

The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked
very highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and
its scholarly productivity. For example, USA Today College ranked the
undergraduate MIS program 8th in the nation in 2016. On the research
front, the UT Dallas ranking of research productivity ranks the
University of Georgia 11th in North America for overall research in
MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research in the past five years.
Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems
journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS
Fellows and an AIS Leo Award winner.

The University of Georgia is the State of Georgia’s flagship
university, located in historic Athens, fifty miles from Atlanta.
Athens is well known for its quality of life including dining,
entertainment and the arts, and outdoor activities. More information
regarding the Terry College of Business and the Management Information
Systems Department is available at www.terry.uga.edu.

Applications received by November 18, 2018 will receive full
consideration, however, applications will continue to be accepted
until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should upload a
cover letter, a full vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement
and contact information for three references (including email
addresses) to http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/32817.  The
department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time
in the process.  No additional materials will be considered.
Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Review of
applications will continue until the position has been filled.  We
will be conducting initial interviews over Skype, and possibly at

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 at uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search
committee with such requests.

Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee
chair, Dr. Maric Boudreau (mcboudre at uga.edu).

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