Location: Worcester, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Oct 28 2020 Job Description:
Assistant Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics
The School of Management (SOM) at Clark University, AACSB-accredited since 1986, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Information Management and Business Analytics position to begin fall 2021.
The SOM offers an undergraduate management major, as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Information Management and Business Analytics concentrations, Master's in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master's in Finance (MSF), Master's in Accounting (MSA), Master's in Accounting Analytics (MSAA), Master's in Marketing (MSMK), Master's in Marketing Analytics (MSMKA), and Master and Master of Science in Management (MSM) degrees. In addition to offering programs on the main campus in Worcester, Massachusetts, SOM offers some courses online.
Clark University is a private, co-educational research-intensive university with approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students. Since its founding in 1887 as the first all-graduate school in the United States, Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and interdisciplinary academic programs. SOM is a dedicated community of teacher-scholars that values disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching that is of high quality and relevant to practice.
To be considered, applicants should have a Ph.D. in Information Systems or Business Analytics or a related field of study (e.g., data science, computer science, statistics, information science) by August 2021 from an AACSB-International or similarly accredited institution. The ideal candidate will have research and teaching preparation in business analytics, with knowledge intersecting advanced analytics, computation, and business applications. Research and teaching background in one or more of machine learning, business intelligence, information visualization, artificial intelligence, big data computing, accounting analytics, and/or digital marketing analytics are preferred. It is imperative that candidates demonstrate enthusiasm for and evidence of potential for teaching excellence in business analytics and information management at the Master's level. Moreover, candidates need to provide evidence of potential for scholarly research excellence, with the expectation of publishing in top-tier journals. Although not required, prior industry experience and experience working with diverse populations are desirable qualifications.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.