• Management Information Systems, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/24/2018 10:35 AM)
    Proposed Salary Range
    Commensurate with credentials and experience
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    # of Openings
    Information Systems & Op Mgmt
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Exempt Status
    Job ID
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants should submit transcripts for all other degrees earned, teaching philosophy, and
    research statement.

    College/Department Overview

    The College of Business has 76 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. The College currently offers 13 undergraduate majors serving more than 2,500 students, and 2 graduate programs serving more than 100 students combined. The faculty and staff of the College are committed to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in support of our efforts to prepare students to become productive, ethical, and engaged citizens and business leaders, while promoting commerce and advancing the quality of life in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For further information see our website at http://business.uco.edu.

    Position Overview

    Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The Department of Information Systems and Operations management at the University of Central Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track position in Management Information Systems at the Assistant level, beginning in August 2019.


    Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in the area of Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Analytics, or a closely related field. ABDs will be considered but must provide strong evidence that the degree will be completed prior to August, 2019. Candidates are expected to have a balanced commitment towards teaching, research, and service.


    Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate business analytics, web development, and various courses in the Business Analytics master's program including Python.


    Preferred candidates will have experience teaching and a desire to contribute to the future direction of the MIS and MSBA programs as they continue to grow.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Demonstrated potential of high quality teaching.


    Experience with data analytic tools such as SAS, Tableau, Python, and SAP are a plus.


    Experience/expertise in Windows OS and in PC hardware & software.


    Applicants with a PhD or ABD in the area of MIS, Business Analytics, or a closely related field from an AACSB school will have priority consideration. Scholarly Academics (SA) per AACSB standards are preferred.


    Ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in Information Systems and Analytics.


    Ability to actively engage students in learning activities.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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