Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Dakota State University
Working Title Assistant Professor
Posting Number F00049P
Department DSU-College of Bus & Info Systems S
Physical Location of Position (City) Madison
Posting Text

Dakota State University invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in information systems to begin Fall 2018. The College of Business and Information Systems seeks a colleague who can contribute to DSU’s graduate and undergraduate information systems programs through excellence in teaching, research, and service as well as a willingness to collaborate in all phases of academic life. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. (ABD considered) or equivalent degree in information systems or a related information technology field as well as a demonstrated record of effective and innovative teaching. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The College of Business and Information Systems offers a D.Sc. in Information Systems and Master of Science degrees in information systems, analytics, business administration, and health informatics. Undergraduate degrees include information systems, business administration, health information administration, professional accountancy, and business and computer education. The successful candidate may teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in core information systems areas including Analytics and Big Data. Courses are taught on-campus, in Sioux Falls, SD, and via distance. We are interested in candidates whose research complements on-going work of the college in the areas of analytics, big data, social network analysis, the Internet of Things (IOT) and health informatics. Experience in writing and securing grants is beneficial.

Dakota State University ( has a long and distinguished history of providing a high quality education with a personal touch. DSU distinguishes itself as the leader of technology integration in all majors offered by the University. Instructional use of wireless tablets, projectors, and other computer technology is expected in the classroom. DSU is accredited through the AQIP process of the Higher Learning Commission and, to support its institutional accreditation, the university emphasizes continuous quality improvement in its institutional decision-making process.

DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state. The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a life-style possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is a 50-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.

Posting Date 10/27/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/10/2017
Advertised Salary DOQE
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Proposed Rank
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

DSU accepts applications through an online employment site at The employment site requests (1) a letter of interest outlining how your qualifications match the requirements specified herein, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial copy of the most recent degree transcripts, and (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and stated relationships for at least five references. For questions concerning the position, contact Dr. Ronghua Shan Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Affirmative Action Statement

Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.

Diversity Statement
Contact Information

Dr. Ronghua Shan

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