Assistant/Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

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Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Requisition No. 0000346
Job Description Summary:

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University is inviting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics. The faculty member would also be expected to develop and maintain a high quality of research and service activities appropriate to the position beginning August 15, 2018. Candidates with a technical background and can teach technical MIS courses as well as courses related to business intelligence, and big data analytics are especially encouraged to apply. Evidence of successful interactions with the business community is also desirable. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D in Management Information Systems from an accredited AACSB International or equivalent accredited institution. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete degree requirements by August 15, 2018.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. The University supports more than 200 student organizations and competes in Division 1 athletics. The Detroit metropolitan area offers a wide variety of professional, cultural, sporting, and entertainment opportunities.

The School of Business Administration (SBA) offers graduate and undergraduate programs that merge the teaching talent of dedicated professionals and experienced business leaders with the latest technologies and applications. Students in the SBA are encouraged to reach out to the business community and become a part of it through internships, partnerships and student organizations. The SBA is one of fewer than 178 institutions worldwide (less than 5%) to have both business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International, the premier business school accreditation agency. Recently, the SBA earned a spot on Princeton Review’s Top Business Schools in the country for 2016. The school encourages high quality research in top-level journals, while maintaining standards of excellence in teaching. The position offers research support, competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.

The department of Decision and Information Sciences offers a B.S. in Management Information Systems, a Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) with a concentration in Business Analytics or Information Security Management, and a Combined Bachelor and Master Degree (4+1 Plan). Students can also pursue a general MSITM degree with focus on IS Strategy and Management. For more information, please visit:

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D in Management Information Systems or related field from an accredited AACSB International or equivalent accredited institution. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete degree requirements by August 15, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, unofficial transcript, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. You will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references in the application process. They will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. For full consideration, application must be received by October 15, 2017. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Vijayan Sugumaran, Search Committee Chair, via email (

Pay Basis Annually
Open Date 08/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Teaching Evaluation
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Research Statement