Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Systems & Sciences

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Coll of Bus & Public Policy
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

The Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences is recruiting for a full-time, tenure-track appointment, commencing in August 2020, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Information Systems and Decision Sciences department, College of Business and Public Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage. This position is responsible for: (1) teaching, (2) research, and (3) providing professional service to the university, to the profession/discipline, and to the community. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Information Systems, from Computer Concepts to Business Analytics. The standard instructional workload is three courses per semester. The faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year.  A Ph.D. degree in MIS, IS, CIS, or a field relevant to teaching information technology is required.  UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body.

Duties:

20• Support the University of Alaska Anchorage and CBPP’s mission of performing public service • Support and participate the college’s co-curricular activities • Participate in community engagement and the shared governance of the college and universityEssential
20Support the University of Alaska and CBPP’s mission of conducting research • Perform research resulting in publications sufficient to maintaining AACSB accreditation and AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) statusEssential
60• Support the University of Alaska Anchorage and CBPP’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. • Be responsible for teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level • Be proactive in developing and modifying CBPP’s curriculum • Participate in advising, recruiting, and retaining studentsEssential

Education & Experience:

A Ph.D. degree in MIS, IS, CIS, or a field relevant to teaching information technology is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Strong analytical, research, statistical, and quantitative skills.
2. Strong economic modeling skills.
3. Ability to write clearly, professionally, and persuasively.
4. Interest in pursuing an active research agenda

This position is responsible for: (1) teaching, (2) research, and (3) providing professional service to the university, to the profession/discipline, and to the community. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Information Systems, from Computer Concepts to Business Analytics. The standard instructional workload is three courses per semester.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Application packet for this position must include:

  • A cover letter outlining your primary and secondary areas of teaching interest along with a summary of your current research;
  • A comprehensive curriculum vita;
  • Statement  of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research agenda and philosophy
  • Statement of inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student population
  • The names and addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five (3-5) professional references; and
  • Copies of college transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring).

To ensure consideration for this position, apply by 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 17th, 2020. The first application review will occur on March 18th, 2020.

The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) occupies a contemporary, professional building that houses the College's classrooms, offices, and computer facilities. CBPP offers a BA degree in economics and BBA degrees in accounting, economics, finance, logistics, management information systems, marketing, and management.  Our programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In addition, CBPP offers an MBA, an MPA, an MS in Global Supply Chain Management, and several associate degrees and certificate programs. The college's research and economic development centers focus on economic development, education and research, as well as small business development and regional economic policy. These centers include the Small Business Development Center, the Institute of Social and Economic Research, the Center for Economic Development, and the Center for Economic Education. Faculty and staff in the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) are committed to working effectively and collaboratively within the scope of the University of Alaska mission with a diverse student population and university staff.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement(s):

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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