Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems and Computer Science
- Tabor School of Business
Millikin University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems and Computer Science, effective August 2024 with the potential for a January 2024 start. Qualifications are Ph.D./DSc in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related area. ABDs will be considered. Individuals with additional certifications are a plus. Candidates must be fiercely dedicated to teaching, maintain active scholarship and engagement in their field, and contribute service to the university. The successful candidate will hold a joint position in the Tabor School of Business and the School of Mathematics and Computational Sciences.
Millikin University seeks an individual who is passionate about teaching undergraduate students the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to computer science and management information systems in a hands-on learning environment. Areas of teaching include Introduction to Computer Science, Introduction to Data Science, Programming Fundamentals, Application Development, Machine Learning, and Database Management Systems.
Candidates are expected to embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning consistent with an institution that extensively engages both its faculty and students in cooperative ventures with local businesses and organizations. Student advising and mentoring is an important part of teaching. Standard teaching load for full-time tenure-track faculty is four courses per semester. Candidates will work closely with corporate partners to advance opportunities for our students.
Millikin University is a vibrant, comprehensive institution with approximately 1,800 students. The University has professional graduate and continuing education programs. Millikin takes pride in preparing students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.
The Decatur MSA has a population of 110,000. Decatur has been ranked third in the nation as an Emerging Logistics and Distribution Center by Business Facilities: The Location Advisor and also a Top 25 Trade City by Global Trade Magazine. The Midwest Inland Port, a multi-modal transportation hub, has market proximity to 95 million customers in a 500-mile radius. The Midwest Inland Port includes the Archer Daniels Midland Intermodal container ramp, the three class I railroads that service the ramp and the city (the Canadian National Railway, CSX, and the Norfolk Southern Railway), five major roadways, and the Decatur Airport. Information about the Decatur community is available at - https://www.decaturil.gov/live/
Qualified applicants should submit four items to the Millikin Interfolio Portal (www.millikin.edu/employment):
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3. Teaching philosophy that includes how you teach to a diverse group of learners
4. Contact information of three professional references
Review of applications will begin November 1. Employment and first day of work are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefits package.
Address inquiries to:
RJ Podeschi, Dean, Tabor School of Business
1184 W Main Street
Decatur, Illinois 62522.