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Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

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Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Management & Information Systems - Kent Campus [100209]

Job Title:

 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus, Kent, OH



Basic Function:

The Department of Management and Information Systems (M&IS) at Kent State University seeks qualified applicants for an open tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning Spring, 2019.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Faculty teaching obligations are determined through research productivity. Collegial teaching and mentoring of doctoral students is an important expectation for this faculty member.

Minimum Qualifications:


The ideal candidate will have:

  1. Ph.D. in Information Systems, Analytics, Decision Sciences or a related discipline from an AACSB accredited college or school.
  2. Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching at the Undergraduate level or higher. The spectrum of associated courses in our program includes predictive analytics, machine learning, optimization, data mining, data warehousing, and capstone projects with particular attention to business applications.
  3. Demonstrated domain expertise, reflected in a productive research portfolio in Analytics and/or related fields such as Information Systems and Decision Sciences that includes impactful publications and presentations at international conferences.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments 

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Application Instruction Summary:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  All qualified candidates including minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Visit to complete an academic data form, and submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidates invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit (3) letters of recommendation.


Pratim Datta

Chair, Search Committee

Department of Management & Information Systems

Kent State University

Kent OH 44242

(330) 672-1229.

Additional Information:

The M&IS department comprises faculty from diverse disciplines, and our collegial culture highly values collaboration and cross-disciplinary research. The College of Business Administration at Kent State University holds dual accreditation in Business and Accounting through AACSB. We are in the design stages of a new, state-of-the-art facility to support our research, teaching and organizational engagement goals. The college ranks among the top 100 public business schools in the nation according to U.S. News and World Reports 2018 Best Undergraduate Business Program rankings, and received the designation as one of the nation’s most outstanding Business Schools according to The Princeton Review.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities. 


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