Assistant Professor-FixedTerm in Media And Information Michigan State University, College Of Communication Arts Sciences United States

Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences

Department: Media And Information 10010830

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Information Technology, Union

Working/Functional Title

Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term


Position Summary
The Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University seeks applications for a pool of qualified fixed-term instructors to teach courses in media and information management, digital business, and cybersecurity if the need arises. The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.


Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching upper and master's level courses in e-commerce, digital business, media and information management, IT in organizations, and cybersecurity
  • Preparing syllabi building on existing courses
  • Preparing course materials and syllabi
  • Delivering courses in-class and potentially online
  • Managing and grading all assignments
  • Following course policies and guidelines

Appointments are initially for one semester or one year, depending on scheduling needs, but may be renewed based on funding and performance. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.


Required Degree
Doctorate -Business, Computer Science, Information


Minimum Requirements
Master's degree in a relevant discipline (business, computer science, information studies). Teaching experience and relevant college-level teaching; commitment to working as part of a team; and excellent communication and leadership skills.


Required Application Materials
CV, Cover Letter


Special Instructions
Please submit your CV and Cover letter with your application.


Applications will be reviewed as needed.




Department Statement
The Department of Media and Information is home to an interdisciplinary faculty, internationally recognized for its cutting-edge research on the uses and implications of media and information technologies and services. The Department has a strong commitment to inclusivity and diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups.


MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.


MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


Advertised: Jun 25, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Jun 25, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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