Assistant Professor in MIS

Position ID: 37189
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Management Information Systems
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
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Assistant Professor
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Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00477F
Working Title Assistant Professor in MIS
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Job Summary

The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2018. We welcome applications from both new and senior assistant professors.

Candidates should have (by summer 2018) a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent. Candidates across all IS research traditions will be considered based on having a strong trajectory for future top-tier publications and demonstrated ability to teach Information Systems at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. Candidates able to teach analytics will be preferred.

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, along with off-campus Executive MBA degrees. A Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) will be offered on campus starting Fall 2018. The MIS Department has a strong tradition in behavioral information systems research using a wide range of methodologies and data analysis methods.

The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked very highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and its scholarly productivity. For example, the most recent ranking of USA Today College (2016) ranks the undergraduate MISprogram 8th in the nation. 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

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and one published paper (or working paper for Ph.D. candidates), to Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We will be conducting interviews over skype, at CIST INFORMS, and possibly at ICIS.

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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Elena Karahanna (

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have (by summer 2018) a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Management Information Systems, General
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