The Information Systems department offers an Information Systems Major and Minor, a minor in Healthcare Information Systems Management and participates in a joint Healthcare Information Management and Technology program offered through the University of Wisconsin system.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL), College of Business Administration (CBA), Department of Information Systems, invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position to start either January 17 or August 28, 2018. Teaching is the core mission of our University.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate Networking and Telecommunications in Business, Data Communications and Computer Networks in Healthcare, Business Analytics, Security, along with Introduction to Information Systems courses. A candidate interested in developing expertise in healthcare information systems is encouraged to apply. Secondary teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate level Information Systems Project Management, Systems Analysis, Data Management or Health Information courses, and graduate level Information Systems courses.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting departmental needs across the information systems curriculum and healthcare information systems programs. Additional areas of interest and expertise in Healthcare Information Systems, Networking, Information Security or Business Analytics will be considered positively. A typical course load will be 9 credits (3 courses per term or 18 hours per academic year).
The successful candidate will also be responsible for engaging in high quality research consistent with AACSB international accreditation standards as well as UW-L College of Business Administration and Department of Information Systems productivity guidelines.
The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities at the department, college, and university levels. Additionally, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to develop healthcare information systems courses and contribute to the healthcare information systems programs offered by UWL.
The Information Systems Department supports and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. The Department seeks a colleague who shares the department's commitment to diversity and who will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar and effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation, and career goals.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Required qualifications include an earned Ph.D. (or equivalent) from an AACSB accredited University in MIS, IS, CIS or a closely related field; ABD will be considered. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than December 15, 2018 if the start date is January, 2018, or May 15, 2019 if the start date is August 2018.
Evidence of effective teaching and research published in referred journals and/or presented at professional meetings. Additional areas of interest and expertise in business telecommunications/networking, security and healthcare information systems or data analytics will be considered positively. An RHIA certification will be considered positively.
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Required Documents 1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application 3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations, approaches, philosophy) 4. Statement of Research 5. Reference Contact Information
Position Contact Name: Dr. Peter Haried, Department Chair and Search and Screen Chair
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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as "... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse is a 2014 recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UW-La Crosse is proud to be one of only 83 recipients of this national honor recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UW-La Crosse has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of "America's Best Colleges" for more than a decade and is ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the Midwest. With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs in at least 30 disciplines and 26 graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education. There are 502 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 86 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten "Best Places to Live" in 2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the con...tributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.