Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Systems - 6564
DeKalb, IL 
Posted 14 days ago
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Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC0112P
Classification Assistant/Associate Professor
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Systems - 6564
Job code 2000FACUL
Type of Position F
FTE 100%
Representation Union
Department Oper Mgmt & Info Sys
Position Description Summary

The OM&IS Department at the College of Business, Northern
Illinois University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant or
associate professor position in the field of Information Systems or
Data Analytics begin in Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates who
are committed to publishing high quality research in top journals
that will impact the field, who can interact and work effectively
with peers across the department, and be comfortable of teaching
data analytics topics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Major responsibilities include - but are not limited to - providing
excellent teaching to undergraduate and/or graduate students (i.e.,
our faculty currently teach in the MBA, Master of Science in
Information Systems and the online Master of Science in Data
Analytics programs); productively engaging in scholarly activities
(e.g., research publications, presentations, etc.); positively
contributing to committee service within the department, college, and university; participating in student mentorship, research, recruitment and retention initiatives; and establishing partnerships
with professional organizations within both the Illinois region and

Required Qualificaitons

A Ph.D., or DBA, in Information Systems, Data Analytics, or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited school is required
by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Online teaching experience, high quality research, and industry experience in Data Science and Analytics are preferred.

Hiring Rate/Range Competitive
Working Hours
Posting Date 08/07/2019
Closing Date
Priority Review Date 11/25/2019
Open Until Filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration all candidates must submit a complete application including a Cover Letter, Resume/Vita, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Evaluation, Summary of Accomplishments, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research Philosophy, Sample Publications, and 3 Letters of Recommendation by November 25, 2019. Preference will be given to those applicants who submit their materials by the priority review date, but acceptance of applications will continue until a hire is made. The search committee will be conducting preliminary interviews at the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) annual conference in New Orleans, November 23-25, 2019. Visit for more information about the university and for more information about the OM&IS department and College of Business.

Link to Department Homepage
Physical Demands
Background Check Required Yes
EEO Statement

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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