The Management Information Systems Department at the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track or tenured Management Information Systems position beginning August 15, 2019, or, if not filled, January 1, 2020. This position is a tenure track, 9-month faculty appointment in support of a college-level, online graduate program in Business Cybersecurity and undergraduate face-to-face and online programs in MIS and Cybersecurity.
Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research with the potential to establish an independent research program and a commitment to excellence in university teaching. Candidates must have knowledge, skill and interest in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in the topics of cybersecurity and networking or similar topics.
West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, comprehensive, land grant institution founded in 1867. It is the flagship doctoral degree-granting institution in the state. According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, WVU is rated R1 (Highest Research Activity). The College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951, and in 1954 became fully accredited by AACSB International. B & E offers a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE), and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with ten majors: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Organizational Leadership. At the Master's level, B & E offers a Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Master of Business Administration (MBA), an Online Hybrid MBA, a Master of Science in Industrial Relations, a Master of Science in Business Data Analytics, a Master of Professional Accountancy, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Arts in Economics, and a Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Administration. At the doctoral level, B & E offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.