Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor - Business Information Systems

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 041300 - Management & Information Systems
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

A full-time non tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor level to teach Business Information Systems at the undergraduate and graduate level for the Management & Information Systems Department.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Business Information Systems

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach courses in Information Systems.
Conduct sufficient research to maintain academic qualifications to teach.
Perform service at the department, college and/or university level.
Other activities as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:

A successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Business Information Systems or a terminal degree in a discipline appropriate for the position, possesses the potential for successful performance in instructional activities in a university environment, and contribute to the service and/or other scholarly activities of the unit, university, and/or profession. ABD candidates will be considered.
Level of appointment commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to make a primary contribution to teaching in Business Information Systems including the database area and programming, as well as make a secondary contribution to research, preferably in the security and assurance area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Effective interpersonal skills. Knowledge, skill, and ability to instruct students on the application of computers and Information Systems in Organizations.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Department provides a collegial atmosphere and attractive working conditions.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references. Two letters of recommendation may be emailed directly from writer to Laura Marler Templeton (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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