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Faculty Position

Open Rank - Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Systems

Position Number: 120484

Non-Tenured, On Tenure Track

The Decision, Operations & Information Technologies (DO&IT) Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Information Systems at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting Fall 2015.  We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to high-quality research and evidence of ability to conduct impactful work publishable in top journals.  The DO&IT faculty at the University of Maryland ( is a vibrant group actively engaged in theoretical and applied research spanning information systems, operations management, management science, and statistics.  The information systems program is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationwide.  The Robert H. Smith School of Business is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy, with nationally ranked MBA and undergraduate programs, as well as a strong doctoral program.  The school is consistently ranked among the top business schools by leading business publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal. Recent additions to the program portfolio include an Online MBA and a Blended Weekend MBA.

Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Information Systems or related fields. He/she is expected to teach both technical and managerial information systems courses to undergraduate, MBA, Masters’, and PhD students. We are interested in candidates in all areas of research, although preference will be given to candidates whose research complements on-going work in the department in the areas of social media, digital innovation, and healthcare.

All applications must be submitted electronically as one PDF file as an email attachment to, and must include a brief cover letter, vita, research and teaching statements, and names of three references, in that order. The file should be named with the candidate’s last name and first name, e.g., SmithJohn. Applicants must also submit their application at (search for faculty position number 120484).

To assure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2014.  We will be conducting interviews at the ICIS conference in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-17.  Candidates who plan to attend the CIST/INFORMS conference in San Francisco from November 8-12 should indicate if they are available for an interview there. Alternative arrangements may be made for candidates not attending either conference.

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