Assistant Professor (Continuing Track), Management Information Systems

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Assistant Professor (Continuing Track), Management Information Systems

Job no: 500508

College / VP Area:Lerner College Business & Econ

Work type: Faculty

Location: Newark

Categories: Accounting & MIS, Full Time

Position Announcement Continuing-track Instructor or Assistant Professor Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

University of Delaware

The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing-track position in Management Information Systems. This 9-month Continuing Track position (not tenure-track) will be filled with an anticipated start date of August 2024.

Continuing Track faculty begin with a two-year contract and are eligible for indefinite renewals. CT faculty enjoy contracts that increase in length over time and, like tenure-track faculty, receive full and generous benefits, including family-friendly benefits, as part of their compensation package. CT faculty with terminal degrees hold professorial rank and have a path to promotion up to full professor; CT faculty without terminal degrees are at the instructor rank and have a parallel path to promotion. All CT faculty earn sabbaticals, have opportunities to pursue research, participate in shared governance, and hold academic leadership positions. More information about the University’s Continuing Track faculty rank can be found at

Successful candidates for Assistant Professor will demonstrate the drive and vision to develop an innovative, cutting-edge instructional program and a commitment to scholarly research. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics, including programming, database design, statistics, and data analytics. Teaching load is between six and eight courses per year, with allocations to research productivity and service depending on qualifications.

Candidates for Assistant Professor must possess a Ph.D. (or expect to complete one by August 2024) in Information Systems, Statistics, Business Analytics, or a related field; candidates for Instructor must possess a master’s degree or higher. Assistant Professors may have a workload which includes an expectation of contributions to the research environment, scholarly publications, and maintenance of scholarly academic status under AACSB accreditation standards. Research support in the College is excellent, including the availability of research and teaching assistants; access to databases (e.g., WRDS); and opportunities to apply for research grants.

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware ( combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage alongwith the ( latest in instructional and research technology. Located on an attractive campus in Newark, Delaware, roughly an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore, and about 2 hours from New York and Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted institution with a strong private endowment and selective admission. It is one of the oldest land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institutions in the nation. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies University of Delaware as an R1 research university with very high research activity.

Lerner College has five departments, 42 academic programs, about 4,200 students, 160 faculty members, and state-of-the art facilities. Lerner College supports full-time, part-time, on-site corporate, and online MBA programs in addition to MS programs in functional business areas and non-degree executive education programs. All degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB. For more information on Lerner College,

The Alfred Lerner College at UD has a joint program with the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), located in Chengdu, China. The candidate will be expected support the SWUFE-UD Institute of Data Science joint program as needed. Specifically, the candidate’s teaching can include courses taught at the SWUFE campus, involving one or two 5-8 week sessions at SWUFE per year. The remainder of the teaching would be at the Newark, Delaware main campus.

The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting and in management information systems and several joint degrees, partnering with both the College of Engineering and the College’s MBA programs. For more information on the Department and its faculty, please visit

Salary, benefits, teaching load, and research support are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates who currently hold appointments at other institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have a record of excellent teaching in undergraduate and/or graduate courses and of publishing in peer-reviewed or higher-tier journals.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, samples of research (if applicable) and a syllabus for a recent course you have taught and the names and contact information for three references.

Additional information may be requested after initial review of applicants. Submit inquiries, but not application materials or letters of reference, to the search committee chair, Ellen Monk (

The search committee will begin reviewing applications in Fall 2023. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We will conduct preliminary interviews via Zoom.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the start of their employment at the University of Delaware.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Applications close: Jan 31 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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