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Job Opening: Associate or Professor in MIS at the University of Georgia

  • 1.  Job Opening: Associate or Professor in MIS at the University of Georgia

    Posted 09-15-2022 00:46
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    The Department of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Senior Associate or Full Professor position beginning August 2023. Appointment to an endowed chair is possible depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate.


    Qualified applicants must hold a Ph.D. in information systems or a closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution or international equivalent. They must also have a demonstrated record of research excellence through top-tier publications in IS or related disciplines commensurate with rank. For information regarding requirements for each faculty rank, please see 2the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure ( and the Terry College of Business Criteria and Procedures for Promotion and tenure (


    The Management Information Systems Department is consistently ranked very highly nationally and internationally for both its programs and its scholarly productivity. Faculty hold editorial positions at the premier information systems journals, and current and emeritus faculty include multiple AIS Fellows, LEO Award winners, and one INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow. The department is quite diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, research traditions, topics of interest, and research approach and includes 14 full-time tenure-track faculty and 8 full-time lecturers and senior lecturers.


    The Management Information Systems Department offers the following degrees: Ph.D., an online Master of Business & Technology, a BBA in MIS that includes areas of emphasis in data analytics and information security management, and a FinTech certificate. In addition, the Terry College of Business offers an on-campus MBA degree, an on-campus Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree, and off-campus Executive/Professional MBA degrees (in Atlanta). More information regarding the Terry College of Business and the Management Information Systems Department is available at


    Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for three references (including email address) to by October 15, 2022 to ensure full consideration. The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype or Zoom. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Rick Watson (, with the subject line "MIS Faculty Position".


    Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in

    U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and

    Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full- time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000

    undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central UGA HR (

    Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

    Hani Safadi
    Associate Professor
    The University of Georgia
    Athens GA
    (706) 873-1537