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Assistant or Associate Professor in Information Systems
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Aug. 8, 2018
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Information Systems
University Northern Illinois University
Department College of Business
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Aug. 19, 2019
  • DeKalb, IL
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Technology & Information Management

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 begin in Fall 2019. 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 nationwide.


A Ph.D., or DBA, in Information Systems or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited school is required by the time of appointment. Online teaching experience, high quality research, and industry experience in Data Science and Analytics are preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education.
Approximate Start Date: August 19, 2019

Application Procedure:

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 List of References online at: The search committee will be conducting preliminary interviews at the INFORMS annual conference in Phoenix November 4-7, 2018 and ICIS annual conference in San Francisco December 13-16, 2018. Visit or more information about the university and for more information about the OM&IS department and college of business.

Application Deadline:

Review of completed applications will begin on 8/31/18; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Ranked in Business Week’s Top 100 Undergraduate Programs and by Crain’s Chicago Business as having one of Chicago’s Best MBA Programs, Northern Illinois University is one of the largest public universities in the state of Illinois. While the comprehensive university serves 20,000 students, NIU’s AACSB-accredited College of Business is deeply committed to providing a productive research environment for its faculty and a high-quality student experience for its 2,500 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. NIU’s geographical reach extends beyond its main DeKalb campus (65 miles west of downtown Chicago, 60 miles from the O’Hare International Airport, and 40 miles west of Naperville – a community with a school system ranking in Newsweek’s 2015 list of America’s Top High Schools) to smaller campuses in Naperville, Hoffman Estates, and Chicago as well as to students online.

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

  • In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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