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Associate Professor - Computer Information Systems - 9 month appointment

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

First date of consideration will be July 1, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Management and Information Technology is recruiting for five positions and is recruiting at the Instructor, Assistant and Associate Professor rank. Positions may be filled at the same rank. The Instructor position can be found at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34192 The Assistant Professor position can be found at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34147

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Professor - Computer Information Systems - 9 month appointment
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Management and Information Technology
Pay Grade Unclassified
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track
Term (if applicable) 9 month
Begin Date of Appointment 08/13/2018
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
General Function

The Associate Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with a high academic rank who has demonstrated a sustained record of effectiveness in teaching, research including scholarly publications, and service appropriate to the discipline. The Associate Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head which may include serving as an academic advisor. The Associate Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

- Engage iin high-quality teaching and research in one or more of the following areas is required—Database, Cybersecurity, Programming/Software Development, Web Application Development, Mobile Application Development, Networking/IT Infrastructure, Cloud Computing, or Enterprise IT Architecture. Teaching will include graduate and undergraduate courses, in both online and face-to-face settings.

-Engagement with the Department’s student organization and facilitating a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

- Engage in service to the Department, College, and University.

- Facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Associate Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. Positions associated with this position classification may be located in facilities requiring the position to be designated “sensitive” as defined by University policy. Positions associated with this position classification may include job duties, responsibilities, or activities that are subject to export control regulations. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

- An earned Ph.D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB or ABET accredited institution in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

- Evidence of the potential for high quality teaching and research in one or more of the following areas is also required—Database, Cybersecurity, Programming/Software Development, Web Application Development, Mobile Application Development, Networking/IT Infrastructure, Cloud Computing, or Enterprise IT Architecture.

Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21446.htm
Open Date 06/02/2017
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)
Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration will be July 1, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Management and Information Technology is recruiting for five positions and is recruiting at the Instructor, Assistant and Associate Professor rank. Positions may be filled at the same rank.

The Instructor position can be found at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34192

The Assistant Professor position can be found at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34147

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, JillPatterson@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20170032FTF
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34160

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • Missouri State University Website
    • Web Postings
    • Print Publications
    • Diversity website posting
    • INSIGHT into Diversity
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
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    • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
    • Personal Contacts / Networking
    • Newspapers
    • Other
  2. * Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts - 1
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research Interest
  3. Publication (Writing Sample) -1
  4. Publication (Writing Sample) -2
  5. Publication (Writing Sample) -3
  6. Other Documents -1
  7. Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  8. Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  9. Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)