Position Description - Lehigh University's Department of Management seeks to fill a full-time professor of practice position in Information Systems beginning August 2019. This is a non-tenure track, full time, fixed term, renewable position. Candidates must be able to develop and teach business analytics courses at the undergraduate level. Candidates may also be expected to teach systems analysis and design and enterprise applications such as SAP. The selected candidate is expected to be a highly engaged and committed member of the Department and will be involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching, curriculum development, student mentoring and department service assigned by the department chair. The standard teaching schedule is 12 credits (4 courses) per academic semester. Interested candidates must possess at least a Master's degree in a related field from an AACSB accredited institution by the time of employment, and one year of industry experience related to business analytics or information systems/technology.
For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Lehigh ranked 27th in Poets and Quants 2017 ratings for the best business programs for undergraduates. Our online MBA program and part-time MBA program are ranked 19th and 25th, respectively, in 2018 US News and World Report. Lehigh is ranked 46th in US News and World Report's 2018 national university rankings. Lehigh has also made Forbes' 2018 list of America's Best Midsize Employers, ranking at 11th overall and No. 1 for educational institutions nationally and No. 1 for midsize employers in Pennsylvania.
Lehigh University is a coeducational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked, private research universities. Lehigh's four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The College of Business and Economics is home to approximately 1,270 undergraduates, 410 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. In addition to undergraduate, MBA, and various other graduate programs, the college has joint programs with engineering and computer science. The Department of Management includes faculty in organizational behavior, information systems, supply chain, and strategic management.
Located in eastern Pennsylvania, the campus is situated on more than 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia, which provides access to many corporations and financial institutions. Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus. The Lehigh Valley is economically vibrant and provides the best of urban, suburban, and rural living (low cost of living, open space, and a rich array of cultural activities in the area and nearby). Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Lehigh University offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits, has programs designed to help balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives (http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html) and assists new hires with dual career community transition needs (http://www.linc-lv.com).
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About Lehigh University
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.