Assistant Professor in Enterprise Systems and Analytics

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Mar 03, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Assistant Professor in Enterprise Systems and Analytics —Search 67924
Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
Parker College of Business

The Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Enterprise Systems and Analytics.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, the Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics in the Parker College of Business offers a B.B.A. in Information Systems. The Department is a member of the SAP University Alliances and has a strong reputation for being a lead institution in Enterprise Systems curriculum. In addition to Enterprise Systems and Enterprise Security, the Department is offering a Business Analytics (BA) area of emphasis to its B.B.A. in Information Systems degree program, recognizing the ever-increasing relevance of and demand for skills in BA in the business world. The Department faculty members also participate in offering courses in the MBA program and other graduate programs in the College.

Position Description:
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics, the Assistant Professor position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment. The position requires teaching, research, and service responsibilities. Faculty are expected to be teacher/scholars with a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, engage in productive discipline-related scholarship, be committed to professional service, be technologically literate and have a commitment to using technology in teaching and scholarship. The ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the Department, College, and University is also expected. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
A PhD, or DBA, in Information Systems or a closely related field from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited school is required by the time of appointment.
Evidence of the ability to develop and implement a research agenda and publish in high-quality IS journals.
Evidence of the potential for above-average teaching ability.
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Interest in ongoing professional development within the discipline.

Teaching and research interest in the following areas:
o Business Analytics/Intelligence
o Programming (e.g., Python, Java, R, etc.)
o Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design
o Database Management
o Information and Network Security
o Project Management

Conditions of Employment:
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period within current policy.
Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Screening of applications begins March28, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; (un)official copies of transcripts of all prior degree studies; recent teaching evaluations (if prior teaching experience); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered, and all application materials must be in either Word or PDF format to be accepted. The subject line in the electronic submission should be Application for Assistant Professor in ES&A - Search # 67924. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

Applications and nominations should be sent via email to:
Ms. Bonita Simmons-Johnson
Administrative Assistant
Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
Parker College of Business
Telephone: 912-478-4747

Inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Manouchehr Tabatabaei, Search Chair - Search # 67924
Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
Parker College of Business
Georgia Southern University

More information about the institution is available through, College (, and Department ( The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.

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