Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, in the Information Systems & Computer Science Department

Position ID: 43459
Location
Institution: 
Georgia College and State University
College/Div/School: 
The Management Information Systems Program
Department: 
Information Systems & Computer Science
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

 

Position Information
Business Title Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Home Department Information Systems & Computer Science
Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Appointment Faculty (10-month)
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable
Work Schedule

40 hours per week Monday – Friday; Some evenings and occasional weekends.

Work Hours per week 40
Travel Required? N
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Mission Statement
The mission of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business is to foster the development of capable business professionals who are responsible citizens grounded in a liberal arts education.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Management Information Systems program at Georgia College develops in-depth hands-on knowledge and skills in the application of information technology to problems and opportunities in business and society. Faculty are expected to support the liberal arts mission and the AACSB accreditation standards of learning, publishing and research.

Faculty are expected to meet the academic instructional needs of both graduate and undergraduate students who are majoring in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Teaching/Instructing
Job duties performed for the above function

The MIS Assistant Professor must teach graduate and undergraduate MIS courses in a face-to-face and online environment.

This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Professional Development
Job duties performed for the above function

The MIS Assistant Professor must stay current in the field and learn software/hardware required for us in the constantly changing MIS field.

Professional development includes, but is not limited to efforts to improve in the major job duties related to the position, such as a researcher and in skills related to teaching.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Service to Institution
Job duties performed for the above function

Service to the institution is required of all faculty members. Faculty members represent to department on college committees or the college on university committees.

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Public Service
Job duties performed for the above function

Public Service is an important part of being a Georgia College faculty member. it is expected that faculty members play a role in their community.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity
Job duties performed for the above function

The MIS Professor must conduct and publish scholarly research in line with University expectations and AACSB guidelines for maintaining status as a Scholarly Academic.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Other Duties and Responsibilities

GC faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students in the learning process through high impact pedagogies and fostering excellence in the classroom and beyond. Georgia College seeks to endow its graduates with a passion for achievement, intellectual curiosity, and an exuberance for learning and critical thinking. Our values include an emphasis on acting from a foundation of respect for self and others, fostering responsible leaders and global citizens, and cultivating relationships that enhance collaborative approaches to solving problems. Hiring preference will be given to faculty and administrators who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

The ideal candidate will understand and embrace the liberal arts concept and the role of a business school within a liberal arts university.

Demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Background Check Statement

Georgia College conducts job-related background checks on final candidates in order to ensure a safe and secure work environment. All employment offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background screenings which include, but are not limited to criminal history, motor vehicle report, credit history, drug and alcohol screening.

Minimum Requirements
Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Applicants must have a terminal degree in Management Information Systems or related discipline.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

Department Required Skills

Experience teaching face-to-face undergraduate classes.

Other Job Requirements

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Preferences
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Preference given to candidates with:
- experience teaching online graduate classes, especially using WebX.
- use/knowledge of SAP 
- teaching undergraduate/graduate level curriculum in data analytics, programming (Python preferred), and analysis & design 
- five or more years of college teaching experience
- teaching at an AACSB accredited institution
- using electronic Learning Management Systems (specifically D2L).

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable.

In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F0253
Desired Start Date 08/01/2020
Open Date 06/13/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Information Technology
Computer and Information Systems/Cyber Security/Information Assurance
Computer Science
Management Information Systems, General
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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