Assistant Professor in MIS

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00538F
Posting Type
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor in MIS
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan
Department MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Salary Range
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 in the area of cybersecurity and information security management, beginning August 2018. We welcome applications from both new and senior assistant professors. Candidates should have a PhD at the time of appointment 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. Applicants should have at least one year of current or recent research experience in cybersecurity or information security management or taught at least one class in the last two years in either of these areas. 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.

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 http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3007. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We will be conducting interviews over skype, and possibly at CIST INFORMS and ICIS.

Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Rick Watson (rwatson@uga.edu).

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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a PhD at the time of appointment 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. Applicants should have at least one year of current or recent research experience in cybersecurity or information security management or taught at least one class in the last two years in either of these areas.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Sample Publications
Optional Documents