University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Assistant Professor, Information Technology Management

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Information Technology Management to begin in Fall 2021.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide high-quality research for publication in top-tier business journals and demonstrate teaching excellence in the Lubar School.  Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee service and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School’s strong linkages to the business community. 

Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Business or a closely related field, majoring in Information Technology Management/Management Information Systems or a closely related area, or anticipate completion by August 2021.  Required qualifications include the potential for high-impact research, evidence of teaching ability, and a strong interest to teach courses in Information Technology Management.  Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated skills in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, or Internet of Things.  Highly preferred qualifications include a record of research acceptance for publication in high-quality journals and conferences, excellent communication skills as evidenced in teaching evaluations, along with an ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and the business community.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has a student enrollment close to 26,000.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence.  Further information is available at:

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at and submit application materials electronically to address the Required and Preferred Qualifications in their application materials.  Please include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, and information about dissertation status.  Please also provide a list of three references with contact information. The Search Committee will review applications beginning November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit your electronic application by midnight (CST) on October 31, 2020.  

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus. The Lubar School is committed to equity and inclusion and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

For questions about this position or further information, please email the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Huimin Zhao,