The OM&IS Department at the College of Business, Northern Illinois University is seeking to fill a tenure track Assistant/Associate position in Information Systems, Data Analytics or a closely related field, to begin in Fall 2020. We seek faculty who embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education and hands-on involvement in research and community engagement.
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, Data Analytics, 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.
Approximate Start Date: August 16, 2020
Teaching Load: 2 / 3
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 online at: http://employment.niu.edu/postings/47172 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 www.niu.edu for more information about the university and cob.niu.edu/omis for more information about the OM&IS department and College of Business.
University and College Description
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. 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.
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.