Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (non-tenure track)
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 070953
Work Location: Vancouver, WA
Summary of Duties: Washington State University Vancouver and the Carson College of Business invite applications for a permanently funded, clinical faculty position in Management Information Systems to begin August 16, 2019.
This is a permanently funded position at the clinical level. The appointment will be on a contract basis (term to be negotiated) with the opportunity for renewal. Duties are assigned for a nine-month academic calendar, beginning on August 16, 2019. There are opportunities to secure summer funding for teaching or research. An academically-qualified faculty member (doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in MIS or related disciplines, research record and professional engagement) would have a normal teaching load of three courses per semester. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA/CREF or TRS 3.
In addition to teaching duties, service will include: supporting student consulting efforts, working with student organizations, and building relationships with professionals. The clinical faculty member must remain academically or professionally qualified (per AACSB standards for WSU), involving two publications in a period of five years. Additional relevant service to the campus and discipline to advance the university towards its goals and provide distinctive contribution to the academic field will be required.
WSU Vancouver is an innovative, non-residential research university campus, located on a 351 acre site, dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is located in the 4th largest city in the state of Washington and within the 23rd largest U.S. metropolitan area (>2,200,000 residents). Vancouver is known for its mild climate, access to outdoor recreation, and is adjacent to the Columbia River and Portland, Oregon.
WSU Vancouver enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fuel innovation and economic growth, both regionally and statewide. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attract more than 3500 students and ~200 full-time faculty (the College of Business has 18 faculty and ~450 students), but is expected to increase significantly in the next 5-10 years. WSU Vancouver offers 22 bachelor's degrees, eight master's degrees, three doctorate degrees and more than 37 fields of study. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. based on the Pullman campus).
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have by employment start date: 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree (e.g. DBA, JD) in MIS or related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university, or 2) a doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in other fields complemented with evidence of significant information systems industry experience. All qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of overall teaching excellence in MIS (supported by teaching evaluations). Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of an MIS-related research agenda targeting MIS or related practitioner or academic journals.
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. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
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 Carne...gie 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 its 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.