University College Dublin invites applications for the positions of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems (MIS) in the UCD College of Business, Management Information Systems (MIS) Subject Area. At a macro level the Management Information Systems Subject Area combines expertise in Information Systems and Business Analytics.
UCD College of Business is Ireland’s leading business school and research centre, and consists of UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business (‘the Quinn School’) focused on undergraduate education, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business (‘the Smurfit School’), UCD Centre for Distance Learning (‘CDL’) and UCD Smurfit Executive Development (‘Executive Development’) . The Quinn School and CDL are located on the main campus at Belfield while the Smurfit School and Executive Development are located at Blackrock about five kilometres away. Academic staff teach in both schools.
One of the keystones of the School’s reputation as one of the world’s leading business schools is the quality and expertise of our faculty. We hold the triple crown of accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK) and are the only Irish member of CEMS and GNAM, global alliances of leading business schools and multinational companies. Our MSc Business Analytics is ranked inside the top 30 globally by QS. The MSc Business Analytics, which was established in 2008 as the first programme of its kind, has enjoyed considerable growth over the past five years to become one of the most popular programmes offered by the UCD School of Business enjoying a diverse classroom environment with students drawn from across the globe.
MIS faculty are engaged in a broad range of both fundamental and applied research in areas such as information systems and organisation, operations research, business analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Our faculty are engaged in interdisciplinary research through the Centre for Business Analytics (CBA), the Centre for Innovation, Technology and Organisation (CITO), and through groups such as the UCD Natural Computing Research & Applications Group (NCRA).
Our purpose is to re-imagine business education in an open world by providing together a transformational business education which develops informed, agile, critical, conscious thinkers and doers in the world and for the world and is led by a profound commitment to research, innovation and impact.
Our core values of the School are excellence in research and teaching, collegiality within the university, and willingness to change and encourage diversity. The School is committed to continuous improvement and increasing aspirations in regard to teaching and knowledge creation and dissemination. Collaboration with stakeholders in and outside the University is a central aspect of our strategy in enhancing our international reputation and reach.
The successful candidate will contribute to the following areas and will have a track record of:© UCD Human Resources
Research: the School places a strong emphasis on research leading to publication in international, peer- reviewed academic journals and in leading debate in the academic and public space in one of the School’s six Subject Areas. Inter-disciplinary research is most welcome. We also encourage faculty to grow the research ecosystem and capacity within MIS through seeking out funding opportunities from both national, European, other international funding agencies and through industry and philanthropy.
Teaching and Learning: each Subject Area makes a significant contribution to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including in particular to Undergraduate programmes – including the BComm, the BComm (International), and the Bachelor of Business and Law, our wide range of specialist masters programmes, the MBA, Executive Education and the PhD programme.
Strategic Development & The School: In conjunction with the College Principal and Dean of the School of Business, Associate Deans & Subject Area head appointees will contribute to the strategic development of the School - including the formulation, implementation and execution of policies to develop the School’s academic and strategic potential.
Administration: S/he will also assume appropriate administrative and managerial duties, normally expected of colleagues at Assistant Professor/Lecturer level; fostering collegiality with the School.95
Lecturer / Assistant Professor (above the bar) 2010 salary scale: €54,848 - €86,235 per annum
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guideline. Principal Duties and Responsibilities• Undertake and publish high quality research and scholarship in own field of expertise within Business, specifically in the area(s) of Management Information Systems (MIS).
• Keep abreast of research and scholarship developments in their chosen discipline.
• Actively contribute to the graduate and undergraduate teaching programmes as directed by the Head of School. Inter alia, this will involve module design and delivery, examination and
assessment, quality assurance and enhancement, and associated administrative duties.
• Provide students with feedback in relation to examination performance, and evaluate performance in the professional and practical elements of the course.
• Supervise masters and doctoral research.
• Seek out funding opportunities to build research capacity and activity.
• Attend and maintain active membership on Subject Area/School/University
• Make a significant contribution to the general administration of the Subject Area and the
• Contribute to the academic life of the Faculty and the University.
• Contribute to the wider educational and business community.
• Actively contribute to meetings, courses and conferences for professionals and academics in
their field of expertise .
• Undertake such other appropriate duties as directed by the Head of School in line with the
contract of employment.