Assistant or Associate Professor of ISOM

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7150763
Posted: May 26, 2023
Application Deadline: July 28, 2023

Job Description

Info Systems & Operations Management
Assistant or Associate Professor of ISOM
Ball State University

The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at Ball State University has an Assistant or Associate Professor with tenure position starting January 8, 2024 or August 16, 2024.

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University’s ambitious goals for our second century:
We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.
And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values, we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function:
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses the ISOM department offered, conducting research, and providing service at the department, college, and university levels.

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrable leadership skills in guiding the growth and development of Business Information Systems program and curricula.

Teaching 9 credit hours each fall and spring semester in the following subjects: business analytics, business information systems, or logistics and supply chain management undergraduate and graduate courses which may be delivered on campus or online, synchronously and asynchronously.

The candidate is expected to pursue scholarly research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals and serve on department, college, and university-level committees.

Minimum Qualifications:
Earned a doctorate degree in information systems, operations management, supply chain management, business analytics, operations research, or other closely related areas from an accredited institution by the date of appointment.

Minimum of five years of tenure-line faculty service or an earned tenure from an AACSB accredited school of business by date of appointment is required for being considered for Associate Professor position.

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrable leadership skills in guiding the growth and development of Business Information Systems program and curricula.

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In the Required Applicant Documents section, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Include the following required documents with your application:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Inclusive Excellence Statement

Optional documents for application process:
• Transcripts
• Teaching Statements/Portfolio
• Research Statement/Papers
• Teaching Evaluations
• Teaching Philosophy Statement
• 2 Letters of Recommendation

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 28, 2023.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.