Lecturer or Professor of the Practice position

UMBC University of Maryland Baltimore County The Information Systems Department invites applications for a Lecturer or Professor of the Practice position with a start date of spring semester 2019.

The successful candidate is expected to be actively involved with the Department’s undergraduate programs and students and will have experience in multiple areas of teaching that are relevant to our discipline. For details on our course offerings, please go to our web site https://www.is.umbc.edu. The IS Department is multi-disciplinary, placing a strong emphasis on the theory and application of information systems. Student advising experience is helpful, but not required. At a minimum, candidates must have earned a MS in a relevant area. There is a pathway for promotion at UMBC from Lecturer, to Sr. Lecturer to Principal Lecturer. Candidates with an earned Ph.D. and significant industrial or governmental background are encouraged to apply and may be appointed to the position as a Professor of the Practice.

The department offers a wide variety of courses at the Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral levels, has one of the highest IS enrollments in the USA, and offers the only Ph.D. in Information Systems in Maryland. 

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service. The campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through health equity, entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community.

Diversity is a core value of UMBC and we believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. To learn more about faculty diversity experiences at UMBC see https://facultydiversity.umbc.edu. Members of under-represented groups including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Electronic submission of application is required at http://apply.interfolio.com/55593. All applications must be submitted as PDF files. Individual applications will not be reviewed until all 5 of the following materials are received: 1) cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) one-page statement of teaching interests, 4) one-page diversity and inclusion statement, and 5) names and contact information of at least three references. For inquiries, please contact Mrs. Amy Everhart at (410) 455-2647 or everhart@umbc.edu or Ms. Lina Chung at (410) 455 - 3795 or lchung2@umbc.edu. Review of applications will begin November 4, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to the availability of funds.

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.