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Assistant/Associate Professor - Management Information Systems (MIS)

University of Manitoba

I.H. Asper School of Business Department of Accounting and Finance
Management Information Systems Position Number 24041

Applications are invited for a tenured or tenure-track position in Management Information Systems (MIS) in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications. The appointment start date is July 1, 2020. The budget for this position has been approved.

Candidates applying must have completed or nearly completed a Ph.D. in MIS or Computer Science or Statistics or a related area. We are looking for candidates with research and teaching interests in Data Analytics.

The successful candidate has to be able to teach data analytics/big data. The candidate may also teach introductory and upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in MIS. Duties include research, teaching, and professional service (for the School, the University, and the community). The normal teaching load at the Asper School is four courses per year (e.g., 2 + 2). Salary is competitive and salary and rank will depend on qualifications, experience as well as research and teaching records.

The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers undergraduate, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD degrees. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 56 full-time faculty members (representing over 13 countries) publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial start-up research funding is provided to new faculty members as is a fully paid six-month sabbatical after three years. The Business School overlooks the beautiful Red River with most faculty offices offering views of the river. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business ( to learn more.

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 800,000. Winnipeg is the capital of the Province of Manitoba, is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major center, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials should include: CV, three reference letters, a one-page statement of research interests, a research paper, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluations if available. Please state clearly in your cover letter that you are applying for the position # 24041 in MIS and state your research area and the ability to teach data analytics courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Application materials, including letters of reference will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Initial interviews will be conducted at AMCIS conference in Cancun between Aug. 15 – 17 and IEEE DSAA conference in Washington D.C. between Oct. 6 – 7. Candidates interested in conference interviews should indicate it in their cover letter and submit their application one week prior to the conference dates. We will start reviewing applications on August 8, 2019 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please forward applications, referencing position # 24041 in the subject heading, by email to Dr. Steven Zheng at
Please address application materials to:

Steven Zheng, Chair MIS Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4.