Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
August 2, 2018
The Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems in the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) position beginning September 2019.
The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Management Information Systems, Marketing and Supply Chain and Logistical Systems. In addition, the department offers undergraduate minors in Marketing and Management Information Systems and concentrations in the MBA program in Marketing and Management Information Systems.
The department is expanding its coverage of business analytics and information security as it relates to the programs housed in the department while maintaining its AACSB accreditation and building on its strengths in global business and strategy. With this new hire, the department expects to provide better coverage of existing courses, introduce new courses, build new partnerships, and increase integration of the programs as well as increased collaboration with other Rowan University colleges/departments/programs including but not limited to Computer Science and Systems Engineering.
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.
The Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems is one of three academic departments within the Rohrer College of Business, which is AACSB-accredited. The department also supports the Rohrer College of Business MBA program with specializations in Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistical Systems.
The department's atmosphere reflects the invigorating environment at Rowan University, which is a nationally recognized, regional, comprehensive state institution with a present enrollment of over 18,000 students. The university is located in a suburban, residential setting in southern New Jersey, less than 20 miles from Philadelphia and is situated in close proximity to Atlantic City, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.
Responsibilities include teaching courses in management information systems, maintaining an active research agenda in a related area and in support of quality teaching, participating in assurance of learning activities, engaging actively in department, college, university, professional, and outreach activities as well as mentoring students.
The college is particularly interested in applicants with a teaching and research background in business analytics and database; however, candidates in all areas of specialization are encouraged to apply.Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and graduate courses in a traditional classroom format as well as online delivery.
Ph.D. in MIS from an AACSB accredited institution by August 31, 2019 is required. Proven excellence as a teacher and demonstrated potential as a researcher are preferred. Prior experience in graduate and online teaching is desirable as is relevant experience in a business setting.
Starting Date: September 1, 2019
Review of candidate materials will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2018. Candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae (including names and email addresses of three references), cover letter, teaching philosophy, research philosophy, and prior teaching evaluations.
The coordinator for this search is:
Dr. Jennifer Nicholson,
Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.