The Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods (MISQ) Department of the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks applicants for an Instructor in Information Systems to begin Fall 2020. The Information Systems (IS) group within the department has a variety of research interests, including: social media, information security and privacy, open innovation, online communities, entrepreneurship, and mobile devices. The IS group supports undergraduate and graduate programs in both online and face-to-face environments, including an online and face-to-face undergraduate degree with concentrations in Data Analytics and Cybersecurity Management, an online and face-to-face MBA program with IT concentration, and a fully online graduate degree in Management Information Systems with concentrations in Cybersecurity Management, IT Management, and Business Analytics. The online graduate degree is currently ranked in the top twenty by US News & World Report and focuses on a managerial perspective to IT systems.
The review of applicants will begin on March 2, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Managment, Information Systems, & Quantitative Methods
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Candidates must have an earned masters degree in Information Systems or a related field from an AACSB accredited business school and demonstrate an ability to maintain a strong dedication to quality in the classroom. Work experience in information systems is required. Teaching experience at the university level is required.
Applicants with technology work experience in the context iof healthcare, financial services, entrepreneurship and government/public administration are desirable with many opportunities to engage with local, state and student organizations. Teaching data mining, and data base/data management is desired.
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Internal Number: 6160
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.