Summary of Duties: The successful candidate will be required to teach four courses per year (typically two per semester) in Management Information Systems (MIS), conduct high quality academic research in MIS, and serve the Department, College and University as needed. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the MIS Ph.D. program, teach periodic Ph.D. courses, and advise Ph.D. students. The academic rank (assistant professor, associate professor, or professor) and compensation will be based on candidate qualifications.
The department is open to various MIS research areas and methodologies, although we are particularly interested in scholars whose work aligns with that of existing research faculty. The successful candidate will also be expected to make service contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession commensurate with rank.
Required Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. (or strong evidence of completion of Ph.D. before employment start date) in Management Information Systems or a closely related field by the hire date. Research record of publishing in and/or targeting the fields premier journals. Demonstrated ability in teaching MIS courses. To be considered for the level of Associate Professor, candidates are required to have six years of experience as an Assistant Professor or equivalent. To be considered for the level of Full Professor, candidates are required to have six years of experience as an Associate Professor or equivalent.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.