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Visiting Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Jul. 19, 2021
Title Visiting Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Management Information Systems - All

Visiting Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems


Foisie Business School Operations & Administration

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) seeks qualified applicants for a Visiting Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems.


The selected faculty member will teach six courses during the academic year, most likely three or four at the graduate level in our MBA, M.S. in Information Technology, or M.S. in Business Analytics program, and two or three in the B.S. in MIS program. Graduate courses meet for three hours one night a week on campus or are delivered online. Undergraduate MIS courses meet twice a week for two hours during the day over a seven-week term and may have synchronous online sessions. Research, especially that leading to publication in refereed journals, is supported, and encouraged. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Multiple-year contracts will be considered for the appropriate candidate and funding availability. Courses may include: MIS 573, MIS 587, BUS 582, MIS 4720, MIS 3787, and BUS 3010.

The ideal applicant will have a PhD in MIS or a closely related area with teaching interests related to business analytics and system design. The applicant should be prepared to teach Systems Analysis and Design, Data Analytics, and Business Applications of Machine Learning courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. ABDs will be considered.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations and names of three references.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.


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