Detailed Job Description
The Department of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University invites applications for a non-tenure-track (annually renewable contract) Lecturer position starting in the fall of 2015. The department is seeking an individual with either (a) a PhD in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field or (b) an appropriate master's level degree and significant experience in a relevant field of information systems practice. The selected individual will be expected to contribute to the CIS department's mission of educating technically adept business information systems professionals particularly in the area of IT infrastructure, including networking and data communications.
The CIS department offers programs at the undergraduate and master's levels and contributes courses to several other programs at Bentley including the undergraduate general education core and the MBA core. The main areas of teaching include web & mobile technologies, object-oriented application development, database management, systems analysis and design, computing and communication infrastructure, data mining, enterprise architecture, IT project management, and IT management & policy. CIS faculty's scholarship encompasses the areas of Management Information Systems and Computer Science. CIS faculty research receives external funding and appears in the leading publication outlets.
Additional Description of Duties:
Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive. A typical teaching load for a lecturer is eight courses per year; a reduced load per year may be considered for a lecturer with a PhD and an active program of research that meets Bentley standards for faculty qualification as outlined by AACSB.
Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston, Bentley University is a dynamic community of leaders, teacher-scholars and creative thinkers. Bentley is dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the necessary technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. At Bentley, approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students interested in business professions study in a wide range of programs that address all functional areas including accountancy, finance, marketing, management and liberal arts - all anchored in technology. Undergraduate and graduate business programs at Bentley University are AACSB accredited. Bentley University is also one of only a handful of US business schools and of about 130 business schools worldwide to earn European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. See the university website www.bentley.edu for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs.
PhD in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field or an appropriate master's level degree and significant experience in a relevant field of information systems practice.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates must submit a CV, letter of interest, research and teaching statements, teaching evaluations, and 1-2 publications (use "Other document" link) electronically to https://jobs.bentley.edu/. Candidates will be asked to enter information for references during the application process but references will be contacted only after the applicant pool has been narrowed.
For best consideration, please submit your application by 15th September 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately after this date. Selected candidates may initially be invited to a short video interview in October and then a short-list of candidates will be invited to an on-campus interview beginning in November 2014. Departmental faculty may be available at the following conferences for informal chats: ECIS, PACIS, AOM, and AMCIS. We will also be available at ICIS if we have not completed recruitment by December. Please contact Monica Garfield (CISRecruiting@bentley.edu) if you are interested in meeting at any of these conferences and we will try and arrange a meeting with a Bentley faculty member.
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.