Instructor/Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Technology

  • Duquesne University
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description


The Palumbo~Donahue School of Business Administration at Duquesne University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in Information Systems and Technology, beginning Fall 2021. An applicant with an MBA or relevant master's degree would be appointed as an Instructor, while an applicant with a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a relevant field would be appointed as an Assistant Professor of Practice. Responsibilities include a base teaching load of eight (4-4 load) three-credit-hour classes per year at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as service to the department, school, and the university.

Applicants who are passionate about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Information Systems and Technology are welcome and encouraged to apply. Additional knowledge in analytics, business intelligence, enterprise systems, information management and security and related technologies would be beneficial. Also, we are especially interested in candidates who, through their teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of Duquesne's academic community.


The AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. We offer a collegial environment, competitive salaries, easy access to the Pittsburgh business community and support for high-quality teaching. The Accounting, Information Systems and Technology, and Supply Chain Management Departments support several degree programs, including the B.S.B.A, the Professional MBA, and the MBA-Sustainable Business Practices. In addition, the department has Specialized Master's programs in Accounting (MAcc), Analytics and Information Management (MS-AIM), and Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM). The School's strategic plan includes sustainability principles, business ethics, and an entrepreneurial mindset as learning themes for all students.


Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. All programs are accredited by AACSB. For more information about the business school and university, see: Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission, and enriches our campus community. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Attributes:

  • A MBA or relevant master's degree
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • A collegial attitude and strong interest in working collaboratively
  • Willingness to work toward the growth and development of Analytics, Information Systems and Technology programs

Desired Attributes

  • An earned Ph.D. (or anticipated by August 2021) in Information Systems or a related field
  • Experience in professional information technology roles
  • Experience with graduate teaching, online instruction and/or executive education
  • Ability to teach a course in Supply Chain and/or Accounting Information Systems


Application Details


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus via Zoom meeting for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your teaching interests and technical and software experience, a CV, a statement on teaching, your official transcripts, contact information for at least three references, and three letters of recommendation to Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kathryn Marley at Screening of applicants will commence immediately. We will conduct preliminary interviews via Zoom and will continue to review applications until the position is filled.


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Application Deadline

Priority will be given to applications immediately.