Term Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of ISOM – Information Systems
The Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) area of the School of Business at George Mason University has a Term Faculty appointment (non-tenure track) open for a qualified individual to teach primarily Management Information Systems (MIS) courses starting August 2020. This is a full-time position with benefits. Rank assignment is contingent on level and type of experience and education. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position does not support work visa sponsorship.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the School of Business:
Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and top 50 part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national, and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice. The school is evolving to become more interdisciplinary, more connected, and more diverse. The School of Business is pursuing three strategic directions through research, teaching, and partnerships: 1. Digital Transformation of Work; 2. Ensuring Global Futures by addressing the challenges of ensuring a livable and resilient society; and 3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation. To support these strategic initiatives, the School of Business is playing a significant role in three new university initiatives: the Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA); the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE); and the School of Computing.
The standard teaching load for this position is 24 credits per year (4:4). A lower load may be possible if the candidate's qualifications meet relevant criteria in the school's workload policy. Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available upon successful renewal of term contract. Additional responsibilities include service to the ISOM Area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, such as student mentoring, committees, and interfacing with students and the business community.
Graduate degree (e.g., M.S.) in MIS or a related discipline;
Academic and professional credentials to effectively teach undergraduate MIS courses; and
Good citizenship in terms of service is critical as is the ability to work well with colleagues.
Ph.D. in MIS or related discipline;
Credentials that enable the candidate to teach a wide variety of courses among both the core and elective MIS courses in the undergraduate ISOM major; and
Ability to teach specialized IS courses in the graduate programs. These courses are offered in the M.S. in Technology Management and M.B.A. programs.
The ISOM area consists of 15 OM and IS tenure-track/tenured faculty members, and 12 term faculty members. They have published their research in top-tier business journals, and have won several college- and university-level teaching awards. They also serve in editorial roles across leading academic journals in their fields.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6837z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a Cover Letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information by March 15, 2020. In their cover letter, candidates should identify their preferred courses from the slate of undergraduate MIS courses, and the relevant graduate courses if applicable. A description of courses and recent syllabi can be found at:
Undergraduate MIS courses: http://business.gmu.edu/undergraduate/courses/;
M.S. in Technology Management courses: http://business.gmu.edu/masters-in-technology-management/curriculum/;
M.B.A. courses: http://business.gmu.edu/mba-programs/curriculum/courses-syllabi/; and
Information about the ISOM Area may be found at: http://business.gmu.edu/undergraduate/majors/isom/
Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46946
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.