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    The Department of Information Systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2022.

    The W. P. Carey School of Business values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

    Essential Functions. The candidate must contribute to the Department of Information Systems' mission in the areas of research, teaching and service, and must be able and willing to teach business analytics and information systems courses to both undergraduate and graduate students.

    Required Qualifications.
    1) A PhD in business administration, information systems, or a closely related field; ABD candidates must successfully defend their dissertation by July 1, 2022; 2) Evidence of potential for excellence in research publications at top-tier journals and a promising agenda.

    Desired Qualifications.
    1) A strong research agenda as evidenced by papers published or forthcoming in premier academic journals; 2) Demonstrated evidence of teaching potential for excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; 3) Involvement with industry partnerships and a record of externally funded research.

    Application Procedure. Application deadline is October 25, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed every two weeks in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Formal application must be accomplished through submission of 1) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications and why you are interested in this position at ASU (if you have any recordings of your research presentation, please provide the link to the recorded video), 2) a resume or CV (including a list of manuscripts under review and identifying the journal and review status), 3) a job market paper, 4) a research statement, 5) a teaching statement with any evidence of teaching competency/teaching evaluations (if available), 6) a statement (one page maximum) addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance W. P. Carey's commitment to inclusive excellence, and 7) a list of references, all uploaded through For additional information, please visit our department website at, or contact Angelina Saric, Associate Director, Department of Information Systems, W. P. Carey School of Business, PO Box 874606, Tempe, AZ 85287-4606, phone 480.965.4974, email

    The Department of Information Systems. The Department of Information Systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University supports degree programs with majors in information systems and business analytics at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels. Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs are consistently ranked within the top 20 according to U.S. News & World Report and other media outlets. The department's faculty consists of 17 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 15 clinical faculty, and 12 lecturers. The campus location, in the metro-Phoenix area, provides numerous opportunities for involvement with local industries and information systems and business analytics professionals. For more information, please visit and W. P. Carey News.

    The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students. Solutions for the planet require developing problem-solvers from around the globe. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year from around the world, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country. Learn more at

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    Zhongju Zhang
    Professor of Information Systems
    Arizona State University
    Tempe AZ