MIS Faculty Position

The University of Illinois at Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level within the Department of Management Information Systems with the appointment beginning January 15th, 2014.

Qualifications:  An earned doctorate in MIS at the time of appointment from an AACSB accredited institution; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage. A strong commitment to an interactive, student-centered learning environment and to serving the needs of a diverse student body consisting of both traditional and non-traditional learners is required.  Commitment to teaching as the primary mission, with scholarly research as the second priority, and service as the third priority.   Ability and willingness to prepare and deliver online, blended, on-campus, and off-campus courses in at least two of the following areas: Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Business Intelligence, Health Care Informatics Curriculum related courses such as Healthcare Information Systems, Human – Computer Interaction Design, and Electronic Medical Record is required.  A record of high quality scholarship or evidence of the ability to produce intellectual contributions leading to publication in refereed journals is required.

 Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois.  The UIS campus serves approximately 5,100 students in 21 graduate and 24 undergraduate programs.  The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues of the day.  The campus offers many small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a rapidly evolving technology enhanced learning environment.  Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning.  UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society.  You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web page at: mis.uis.edu.

 The MS in MIS online degree program at UIS was ranked 16th out of 148 degree programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report in January 2013.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 All applicants must submit a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching ability, a writing sample, and graduate transcripts (required before an interview on campus), and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Ronald McNeil, Dean
College of Business and Management
ATTN:  MIS Faculty Position
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, UHB-4000
Springfield, IL  62703-5407

 Applications will be reviewed beginning June 10, 2013 and will be accepted until the position is filled.