Tenure Track Faculty - Management Information Systems
- California State University, Sacramento
- Sacramento, CA
Tenure Track Faculty - Management Information Systems
Job No: 504956
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management
For more than five decades, the College of Business at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental goal - to cultivate excellence in its graduates and to develop business leaders possessing not only top management skills, but also a broad understanding of their responsibilities to business and their community. The College of Business has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of the AACSB since 1963. In the course of our history, the COB has produced nearly 50,000 total graduates through our undergraduate BS program and our innovative graduate programs which currently include: MBA, Executive MBA, iMBA, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics and MS Finance. We believe about 70 percent of our alumni remain in the Sacramento region, fueling the success of our culturally rich and vibrant economy.
DEPARTMENT: Information Systems & Business Analytics (MIS Concentration)
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor
The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics provides information systems and business analytics courses to the College of Business majors. The department also provides a Management Information Systems concentration and has recently launched an undergraduate concentration in Business Analytics as well as an MS in Business Analytics.
The Management Information Systems concentration provides the analytical framework and the methodology to analyze, design, implement, and manage complex computer-based information/decision systems. Information is recognized as a resource of the organization and is the common link binding the elements of the organization together. As organizations grow in size and complexity, the need for better and more timely information and for improved decision-making techniques becomes critical for effective management.
The incumbent is expected to provide innovative and cutting-edge teaching and evidence of a strong publication record or potential in Management Information Systems and related fields. It is also expected that the successful candidate will play an active role in maintaining and developing student engagement in Management Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Base Management, and Business Analytics curriculum; advising, coaching and mentoring students; and serving on department, college, and university-wide committees. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, promoting a research environment within the Department, supporting the University, as well as partnerships with the community to enhance the social, economic, and cultural conditions of the region and beyond. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students across a wide range of disciplines.
A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.
- Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Management Information Systems and curriculum development (e.g., develop new courses, change existing courses) in the discipline. Teaching assignments may include on-line classes and hybrid schedules.
- Engage continuously in scholarly activities with an emphasis on publication of peer- reviewed journal articles.
- Provide on-going institutional and community service.
- Student advising.
- Supervise student research done by graduates and undergraduates.
- Applicants must have a Doctorate in a Management Information Systems related discipline.
- ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by June 2023.
- Doctorate is obtained (by June 2023 if ABD) from a business program accredited by AACSB International, AMBA, EQUIS or an equivalent business program accreditation body.
- A record of, or potential for, developing relationships with the business community and engaging in projects and/or consulting.
- A record of, or potential for, working with a diverse student population.
- Record of, or potential for, research and peer review publications.
- Ability to teach online courses.
- Ability to develop graduate and undergraduate research projects/lead graduate and undergraduate teams.
- Ability to teach large classes.
Special Knowledge and Abilities:
- Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching, research, and industry experience in Management Information Systems.
- Candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas will be given preference: Data Management, Cybersecurity, or Cloud Computing.
Review of applications will begin November 5, 2021, and the position will remain open until filled.
Documents needed to apply:
- Cover letter that includes:
- A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy.
- A statement of your research experience/plans.
- Current curriculum vita/resume.
- Unofficial transcripts of all college work.
- Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, Sacramento.
- Records of Teaching Effectiveness (teaching evaluation), if available.
THE SYSTEM WILL ONLY ACCEPT 1 PDF FILE FOR EACH OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY.
OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION (Optional):
Salary is dependent on qualifications and professional experience. Academic preparation, record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and professional experience will be considered. Summer research grants, moving expenses, and a reduced teaching load may be available.
About Sacramento State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.
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Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).
Advertised: September 23, 2021 (9:00 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/504956/tenure-track-faculty-management-information-systems
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