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Tenured Associate or Full Professor Position in Information Systems or Business Analytics - University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, Department of Business Administration

  • 1.  Tenured Associate or Full Professor Position in Information Systems or Business Analytics - University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, Department of Business Administration

    Posted 21 days ago

    Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois invites applications from qualified individuals for 100% Tenured Associate or Full Professor Position in Information Systems or Business Analytics. The position is in the Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics (IOSA) area within the Department of Business Administration.  Starting date is negotiable but no later than August 2022.

     

    The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in research, teaching and service, serving this prestigious and well-respected area and the department. An ability to teach some of the following courses at graduate and undergraduate levels is required: information systems, digital business strategy, and business analytics.  The department offers a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work as well as the opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like-minded individuals who are committed to engaged scholarship of the highest caliber.

     

    The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2020, the Gies iMBA program was named one of the top-ten "Biggest B-School Innovations of The Decade" by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning.  Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice – to make the world a better place.  We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service. 

     

    The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across seven academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain).  Additional information about the Department can be found here.  

     

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu.EEO.

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels
    • Maintain an active program of research and demonstrated teaching excellence in information systems and/or business analytics.  
    • Perform service for the department.
    • Provide leadership in the department and the university.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • PhD degree in Business Administration or a related field. 
    • Preferred specialization in Information Systems or Business Analytics
    • Strong research portfolio
    • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
    • Leadership potential commensurate with position sought

     

    SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

     

    PROPOSED STARTING DATE:  Starting date is negotiable but no later than August 2022.

     

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    For consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and names and contact information of three professional references by June 1, 2021.  Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date; however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  For questions regarding application procedures, please email business-bahr@business.illinois.edu.  

     

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility

     

     



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    Sridhar Seshadri
    Professor.
    University of Illinois
    Champaign IL
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