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4/18/2019
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Teaching Assistant Professor - Management Information...
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West Virginia University | Morgantown, WV
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Job Description

The Management Information Systems Department at the College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University is seeking qualified applicants for a Teaching Assistant Professor (TAP) position beginning August 15, 2019, or if not filled, January 1, 2020. This is a non-tenure, continuing appointment.

Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate MIS courses in subjects such as programming languages, data structures, computer literacy, systems programming, networking and network security, systems analysis and design, database technologies and cybersecurity. Duties may include teaching graduate level courses in MIS or Cybersecurity. Duties will also include student retention, recruitment and placement activities.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. (obtained by January 2020) in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or similar preparation at the time of appointment, knowledge of the subject matter, evidence of teaching excellence with proven teaching experience. Experience in either the information systems practitioner area or practical research applications will also be highly valued.

Applicant must be fluent in writing and speaking English. Knowledge of cybersecurity, programming, data analytics, systems analysis and design, and telecommunications skills are desirable.

Teaching professors are voting members of the West Virginia University Faculty Senate and Faculty Assembly.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, copy of all university level course transcripts, and provide the names and contact information for at least three of your references. Submissions should occur via the WVUHire system.

West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, comprehensive, land grant institution founded in 1867. It is the flagship doctoral degree-granting institution in the state. According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, WVU is rated R1 (Highest Research Activity). The John Chambers College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951, and in 1954 became fully accredited by AACSB International. The Chambers College offers a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE), and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with eleven majors: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, Organizational Leadership, and Marketing. At the Master's level, B & E offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA), an Online Hybrid MBA, a Master of Science in Industrial Relations, a Master of Science in Business Data Analytics, a Master of Science in Cybersecurity, a Master of Accountancy, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Arts in Economics, and a Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Administration. At the doctoral level, B & E offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing.

The position requires that a Ph.D. (obtained by January 2020) in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or similar preparation. Knowledge of the subject matter, evidence of teaching excellence with proven teaching experience is also required. Experience in either the information systems practitioner area or practical research applications will also be highly valued.

Applicant must be fluent in writing and speaking English. Knowledge of cybersecurity, programming, data analytics, systems analysis and design, and telecommunications skills are desirable.

About West Virginia University

Founded in 1867 as a land-grant college, West Virginia University (WVU) is one of the nation's leading public research universities, providing excellence in teaching, research and service. With a main campus in Morgantown and branch campuses throughout West Viriginia, WVU offers 179 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree levels. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated WVU a Research University (High Research Activity).