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University of Massachusetts Amherst Lecturer in Information Systems and Project Management in Amherst, Massachusetts

Lecturer in Information Systems and Project Management

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Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department:Operations Managemnt


Categories: Faculty

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally-ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description

The Operations & Information Management (OIM) Department of the Isenberg School of Management invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position, non-tenure track, in Information Systems and Project Management to start in September 2022. The initial appointment will be for two years, with renewal based on performance. Lecturers at UMass Amherst enjoy significant benefits and status under the negotiated faculty contract (see Article 21 of the MSP/MTA/NEA contract linked on this page: The Lecturer will join a team of faculty noted for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidate will work with faculty, teaching assistants, and advising staff to assess student outcomes and foster student success.


Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Information Systems (IS) or a related discipline, such as Operations Management or Computer Science, by September 1, 2022. This full-time position requires teaching six-course sections per academic year. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Information Systems and Project Management, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and other IS courses as needed. Teaching experience or evidence of expertise in project management, and proficiency in Microsoft Project and Tableau are required. Expertise in data modeling, database management systems, structured query language (SQL), enterprise resource planning, and data warehouses is desirable. Demonstrated ability, or potential, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in face-to-face and distance education formats is required.

Additional Information:

The department has a thriving undergraduate program in Operations & Information Management (with career opportunities in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management), contributes to a highly reputed MBA program, and also coordinates the Ph.D. track in Operations & Information Management for the doctoral program in Business Administration.

The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs ranked in the top 50 and top 25 respectively, and a strong research culture with Ph.D. specializations offered in each of our major disciplines. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a land-grant university, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, and the largest public university in New England. The University offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees in 88 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. In 2009 article for, Amherst was ranked first in Best College Town in the United States. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report ranked Amherst among the Top 10 Great College Towns in America.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and names and contact information of at least three references.

Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of January 21, 2022 in order to ensure consideration.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Dec 6 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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