The Department of Business Administration at Augsburg University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position to teach an introductory Management Information Systems course.
We are seeking someone to teach MIS 260 which is a required MIS class for all business majors. The focus is on learning Excel and Access. This class meets during the day on the Minneapolis campus two to three times per week. Tableau knowledge would also be helpful.
The course pays approximately $4,250 and requires approximately 12-15 hours/week, probably at the higher end for candidates who have not taught before. Responsibilities include preparing the use of class time, constructing assignments, grading, teaching the class, office hours, regular email and meetings with the course coordinator, and engagement in professional development as a teacher, including some orientation the week before classes start. Course syllabus, textbook, and shared office space are provided.
Candidates must hold a Master's degree or higher, in Statistics, Decision Science or an allied field. Some teaching experience or working with undergraduate students is preferred.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies.
To apply please upload cover letter and CV. Position will be open until filled.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
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Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.