The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for a Professor in Information Systems and Business Analytics for the 2021-2022 academic year. The search is open at the Associate or Full Professor level. Appointment at a particular level will be based on an applicant’s scholarly and teaching record. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2021.
Successful candidates will be expected to continue to contribute to the advancement of knowledge through high quality publications in leading academic journals, to teach courses with rigorous academic content at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level, and to engage in service and outreach activities that advance the educational mission of the School of Business and the University of Kansas.
The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
40% – Teach a combination of required and elective courses in information systems and/or business analytics at the undergraduate, MBA and/or doctoral levels.
40% – Conduct and publish research on information systems and/or business analytics topics in leading academic journals.
20% – Engage in school, university, and professional service activities.
Evaluation of these requirements will be made through application materials. Appointment at a particular level will be based on an applicant’s scholarly and teaching record.
For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:
A Ph.D. in a discipline directly related to information systems and/or business analytics
Record of productive teaching excellence in information systems and/or business analytics.
Demonstrated excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Associate Professor at a research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.
For appointment at the rank of Full Professor:
A Ph.D. in a discipline directly related to information systems and/or business analytics.
Established record of teaching excellence in information systems and/or business analytics, as well as experience directing doctoral students.
Sustained record of excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Full Professor at research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.
Contact Information to Applicants
Jide Wintoki, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meshell Rortina, email@example.com
Additional Candidate Instruction
To be considered, candidates must submit an online application. A complete application will include a:
Letter of application describing experience and accomplishments,
Record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV,
Research statement and supplemental materials, (e.g., publications), and
Teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations).
Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round. Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
First review of applications will begin on December 26, 2020 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants has been identified.
Application Review Begins26-Dec-2020
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas – Lawrence
Advertised Salary Rangecommensurate with experience
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