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Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position In Information Systems at Boston College

  • 1.  Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position In Information Systems at Boston College

    Posted 13 days ago
    Boston College is recruiting for a tenured or tenure-track position in Information Systems beginning Fall 2021. We are seeking candidates who have a robust research agenda and a dedication to teaching excellence. Faculty are sought to contribute to a successful and expanding Information Systems department. Ideal candidates would be able to teach one or more of the following: Introduction to IS, Database Systems, Programming, Systems Analysis and Design, or Business Analytics. The research interests of current department faculty can be found at We seek individuals who can complement and strengthen the research focus of our group, while adding to the atmosphere of collegiality and openness to collaboration. We offer a stimulating environment, an exceptional student body, an active and responsive alumni base, and close ties to the Boston business and academic communities. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Information Systems or related discipline, a demonstrated ability to conduct "A" journal quality research, and evidence of teaching excellence (or the ability to develop such excellence).

    Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

    We will be conducting initial interviews by teleconference. Please submit an application in electronic form at:

    Please include a cover letter, a vita, contact information for three references, samples of your research, and recent teaching evaluations, if any. Questions can be directed by email to Tiffany Faria at While we will consider applications on a rolling basis. Please submit materials by October 31, 2020 to ensure full consideration.

    Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

    Sam Ransbotham
        Boston College
           Professor of Information Systems, McKiernan Fellow

        MIT-Sloan Management Review
           Guest Editor: Artificial Intelligence

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