The Operations and Information Systems (OIS) Department in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah seeks candidates for a fulltime career-line faculty (lecturer) position in information systems. A graduate degree is required for the position and a PhD is preferred, but may be substituted by relevant work experience. Lecturers are non-tenure track faculty whose primary responsibility is teaching classes, recruiting and advising students, and monitoring their learning. Depending on experience and education level, they may also conduct original research and serve on various departmental and college committees. Information Systems faculty members at the David Eccles School are highly research active and well networked in academia and industry. Opportunities to collaborate in research studies and practice-oriented student projects are abundant. Depending on education and experience, lecturers can hold the rank of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor or professor. Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses as well as be actively involved in mentoring student clubs, managing IT-related competitions, and promoting the programs. Areas where expertise is desired include (but are not limited to) networking and servers, system analysis and design, database theory and design, programming (e.g., Java and Python), and IT Security.
The David Eccles School of Business is a world-class business school with a rich history of excellence in education and research. The OIS Department is home to faculty in operations management (OM) and information systems (IS). The Department currently offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in IS, a bachelor’s in OM and PhD’s with emphases on OM or IS. Each winter, the OIS Department hosts 3 research conferences that attract scholars from around the world. The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Adjacent to the campus is a Research Park, home to more than 50 businesses with close research and operational ties to the University. It consistently ranks among the top academic institutions for creating startup companies based on university technology. Salt Lake City is the state capital and home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations. It is known as a hotbed for technology-oriented business startups that provide great opportunities for student learning and research. The metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1.1 million residents and is a major urban center in the intermountain west. Salt Lake City has extensive arts and cultural activities and a major airport close to downtown. It is at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and has four distinct seasons, including mild winters and warm summers, and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, including easy access to the mountains, the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, and eight national parks. The state of Utah has been recognized numerous times as a top state for business and careers.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
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The David Eccles School of Business is a world-class business school with a rich history of excellence in education and research. The OIS Department is home to faculty in operations management (OM) and information systems (IS). The Department currently offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in IS, a bachelor’s in OM and PhD’s with emphases on OM or IS. Each winter, the OIS Department hosts 3 research conferences that attract scholars from around the world.