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The INFORMS Information Systems Society seeks to foster, promote, and disseminate research on the use and impact of information technology in organizations. It provides a forum for researchers and practitioners in information systems to interact and further their interests in the area. One of the goals of the society is to encourage interdisciplinary research by leveraging connections between other societies and colleges within the INFORMS environment.

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  • Dalian, China, Tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Recruitment Institute of Supply Chain Analytics (ISCA), Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian, China     Job Description Institute of Supply Chain Analytics (ISCA) is one of the two university-level leading research institutes of Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), which was founded in 1952 and is one of the leading universities in China in the areas of finance, economics, management, and business analysis. ISCA is dedicated to conducting research on Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Finance, Operations Management, Operations Research, Business Analytics, Big Data Analysis, Information Systems, and related fields. Currently ISCA has twelve faculty members and all of them have overseas study or work experiences. ISCA members have recently published multiple papers in top-tier journals. Besides, ISCA has also invited multiple distinguished scholars who are EIC/SE/AE of top-tier international journals and have collaborated with ISCA members. ISCA offers doctoral and master’s degree programs and post-doctoral positions in Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics.       Recruitment information ISCA invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions of all levels (Assistant / Associate / Full Professor) with interests in Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Information Systems, Supply Chain Finance, Operations Management, and Supply Chain Management. Both theoretical and empirical studies are very welcome.     Academic Qualification: Earned a Ph.D. degree from a major research university before appointment. Applicants for assistant professor positions should have strong research capability of publishing in top-tier journals. Applicants for higher ranks should have well-qualified record of research and teaching effectiveness. Application Details If you are interested in the post, please send your Cover letter, CV, three representative research papers, contact information of three references, evidence of teaching performance (if available) to hr_supplychain@126.com.     Benefits for a successful applicant ISCA will provide very competitive salary (a minimum annual salary of 450K RMB, before tax), relocation fund, accommodation allowance, start-up research fund, fringe benefits, and a very competitive incentive policy. A publication in top-tier journals will significantly boost annual salary. The Remuneration Package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Contact Person   Ms. Zhang      Email: hr_supplychain@126.com
  • Lisbon, Portugal, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATÓLICA-LISBON) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Information Systems with a focus on Data Science starting in September 2021. Seasoned Assistant or Associate Professors interested in applying will also be considered in the search at their appropriate level. Applicants must have a PhD degree in a quantitative field such as operations research, computer science, statistics, economics, marketing or management. The ideal candidate will have a strong research record in the field of Digitization and will be using core tools from data science such as information retrieval, search engines, recommender systems, predictive analytics and econometrics to answer questions that are relevant for business decision makers. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated ability of using Machine Learning for research. CATÓLICA-LISBON is dedicated to developing the field of data science in its connection and application to industry to tackle business and economics problems, such that successful candidates coming from programs outside business and economics are expected to develop research agendas that bridge to and can address managerial or economic problems. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15 th , 2020 , but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We will be interviewing via zoom after the INFORMS annual conference. If you wish to be considered for an interview after the INFORMS conference, please mention that in your application package.   Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATÓLICA-LISBON) CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading European business school, committed to research production at the highest level, to excellence in developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers, and to offering business leaders a lifelong learning environment. Our programs are internationally recognized: within Europe we are a top 35 business school, our Lisbon MBA and our Master in Management are top 50. The increasingly international character of the school is reflected in our faculty, student body, and international accreditations. Since 2008, CLSBE has had the “triple crown” of international business school accreditations: AACSB, EFMD, and AMBA. Our MSc, MBA, and PhD programs are entirely taught in English, to an increasingly international student body.   Faculty and Research Environment CATÓLICA-LISBON provides a vibrant research environment. The core research faculty consists of more than 40 tenure-track members, with doctorates from top North American (including MIT, NYU, CMU, UCLA, Columbia, Yale, Arizona, UBC, Stanford) and top European (including Bocconi, Ecole Polytechnique, LBS, LSE, Tilburg, RSM Erasmus) programs. Associate and assistant professors include nationals of France, Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Belgium and China. The CUBE research unit of Católica-Lisbon received the highest rating for research excellence in Portugal of all social science units, including business schools, when evaluated by an international panel. CATÓLICA-LISBON’s faculty in all fields of management have published articles in the top journals of their corresponding areas including Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, among other highly journals.   Living in Lisbon Lisbon has recently been ranked the safest capital city in Europe. It is a thriving cultural hub with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse artistic activities and sporting events, good public transportation, historic architecture, among the best weather in Europe, a public healthcare system, and easy access to world-class beaches.   Position Requirements Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain a research program targeted at top-tier journals in their field. Católica-Lisbon provides them with ample support to do so. Salary is competitive, and funding for research-related activities, including travel to international conferences, is provided. In addition, faculty are supported to apply for research funding from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) and from European funding agencies. Tenure-track positions involve teaching the equivalent of 3 courses per year, in English, at the undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels, and potentially in executive education programs. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to publish in top-tier management journals. For Associate positions, candidates are expected to show a strong research track record in top journals, excellence in teaching, and the ability to add to the research reputation and productivity of the group.     Application Procedure In order to receive full consideration, applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation (for junior profiles), and samples of written work (applications materials should be submitted via e-mail). Priority will be given to applications received by the 15th of November 2020. Review of materials begins immediately upon receipt. Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. E-mail: internationalrecruit@ucp.pt
  • Naperville, Illinois, The City of Naperville seeks an accomplished power transmission & distribution industry professional to help lead, direct, plan & organize the Electric Utility as its Deputy Director .    As a public utility owned by the customers it serves, Naperville’s electric utility has proudly served the community for 120 years.  Bringing power to 60,000 customers each month, the utility provides reliable, quality, responsive and cost-efficient services in support of the health, welfare & growth of the City.  This is achieved principally by effective operation, maintenance and replacement activities; a well-planned and executed capital improvement program; an active employee safety and training program; and continuous public information.  Locally controlled and managed, the Naperville Electric Utility provides rates that are among the lowest in the state.  Other benefits of local management include greater reliability, efficiency and quicker responsiveness to customer concerns. The 4 th largest city in Illinois, Naperville purchases electric power from the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), a not-for-profit joint action agency comprised of 32 municipal electric systems that work together to provide power supply for themselves.  Membership in IMEA enables the City's electric customers to reap the benefits of ownership in electrical generation facilities that provide greater opportunity for rate stabilization through 2035.  The electric utility maintains 16 substations, 60 miles of transmission (20 miles of 138kV and 40 miles of 34.5kV) and 1000 miles of distribution lines (of which 90% are underground), and has a 350 MW peak demand / 1,400,000 MWh annually.  Naperville’s electric grid was enhanced and modernized via the installation of 60,000 smart-meters with a wireless mesh and fiber-optic backbone network several years ago. Responsibilities: This position serves as a strategic partner with the Director of DPU-E, City departments and the community.  The main objective of this position is to manage, plan, organize and direct electric utility divisions with the mission of providing quality, reliable, responsive, cost effective and sustainable electric utility service to the City’s residential and commercial customers.  Primary functions will include: Supporting the Director of DPU-E in setting department priorities and making strategic department decisions. Acting as the Director’s designee when appropriate.   Assisting in the preparation, administration and monitoring of DPU-E operating and capital improvement budgets. Overseeing revenues and expenditures and purchasing and payable for the electric utility.   Leading the direction and supervision of operations, personnel, programs, projects and activities of the assigned divisions of the electric utility.   Planning new construction projects for the electric utility systems expansion and improvements. Providing design input to the engineering and technical staff and outside consultants. Providing administrative management for construction projects.   Planning expansion of electric utility technology including fiber optic backbone, wireless infrastructure, automation of substation and distribution systems, automated metering.   Planning expansion and upgrade of electric utility software systems to support engineering, operation, billing, data analytics and assets management.   Leading the utilization of smart grid technology in support of efficient and cost effective electric utility operations.   Assisting in cost-of service rate analysis and studies, long -term fiscal planning and strategic planning for electric utility.   Reviewing development plans for municipal growth and related electric utility improvements and additions.   Supporting citywide technology advancements by expanding electric utility assets.   Communicating with utility customers, other city departments, various government agencies and public.   Developing, preparing and overseeing the preparation of comprehensive reports and agenda items for the City Council, City Manager, boards, and other groups.   Providing leadership and supervision to departmental employees, including other supervisors, and creates an environment of employee diversity & inclusion, creativity, and decision making at all levels. Coaching employees to work successfully in this environment.  Evaluating employee performance and resolving personnel matters.   Participating in labor union contract negotiations. Administering collective bargaining contract agreement provisions and assist in resolving employee grievances.   Attending City Council, Public Utilities Advisory Board, Illinois Municipal Electric Agency and other governmental agency meetings.   Working collaboratively with Illinois Municipal Electric Agency to promote goals and objectives of Illinois public utilities.   Ensuring that DPU-E personnel have a safe work environment and enforces safety rules and practices. Qualifications: At a minimum , applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, plus ten or more years’ progressive experience in electric utilities engineering, operations, construction and maintenance. Also required is significant professional experience in personnel management, in budgeting, in project management, and in current and long-range planning.  Preferred credentials include Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Business Administration, Project Management, or a related discipline. A Registered Professional Engineer license (State of Illinois) is desirable. Additional Information: The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.   APPLY ON-LINE AT: http://www.naperville.il.us/careers/   THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E. CLICK HERE for the City of Naperville’s EEOP Utilization Report The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.
  • Carcavelos, Portugal, Position : Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor in the field of Operations Management or Information Systems Starting date : September 1, 2021 Institution : Nova School of Business and Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Location : Lisbon, Portugal Position description : Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), a triple-accredited institution (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), announces the opening of positions at the Assistant, Association or Full (tenure track) Professor level in Operations Management or Management of Information Systems, effective September 1, 2021. Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information Systems (or a related discipline) and a solid research record or strong commitment towards research. Candidates need to demonstrate their ability to publish in leading international business peer-reviewed journals. Selected applicants are also expected to contribute to teaching in the areas of Operations Management, such as Supply Chain Management, Service Operations (e.g. Health Care, Retail, etc), Project Management, Business Analytics, Management of Information Systems, Big Data Analytics or other related areas. Compensation and teaching load is competitive with top universities in Europe. School description : Nova SBE offers programs in management, economics, and finance at the undergraduate, master, MBA, and doctorate levels, as well as executive education. The school provides an international research environment and consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe. To support the development of a research-oriented career, Nova SBE provides a very balanced teaching workload, compensation competitive with other business schools in Europe, and research-supporting incentives. English is the working language of the school and knowledge of Portuguese is not a requirement. The Lisbon area offers an outstanding combination of relatively low cost of living, exceptional lifestyle, and an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities. Application details: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, research papers and three recommendation letters. The application deadline is November 30, 2020, and applications will be accepted online. Details to be found here: https://www2.novasbe.unl.pt/Portals/0/Files/Openings/Faculty/Professor%20of%20Management.pdf Additional information can be obtained from: Faculty Recruitment Department ( faculty.recruitment@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Pedro Oliveira ( pedro.oliveira@novasbe.pt )                                              
  • Santiago, Chile, The School of Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile , one of the leading Engineering educational institutions in Latin America, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the area of Marketing Analytics at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Duties: The successful applicant’s duties will include teaching (at undergraduate and graduate levels) and conducting research in the Marketing Analytics area. In particular, the applicant should be able to lead research, teach, and apply innovative quantitative methodologies, including Data Science, to leading edge research in Marketing Science and its application to technology-based products and services. The selected candidate will be expected to interact with other faculty in the Department and School, participate and formulate research projects and be involved in an active research agenda. Teaching excellence is also expected, and successful candidates will be required to teach a maximum of 3 semester-long undergraduate or graduate courses like Marketing, Statistics, Data Science, at the School of Engineering, as well as participate actively in the development of the curricula. Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or be currently pursuing studies towards the degree) in Marketing or related areas with a strong background in Analytics and Decision Sciences. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the School of Engineering, it is important that the applicant is willing to work collaboratively; some international experience is also desirable. Candidates do not need to know Spanish at the time of application, but should be prepared to learn the language well enough to begin teaching in it in the short term. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence and a strong vocation for all aspects of academic life, be highly motivated to continuously improve their teaching skills, have a genuine interest in getting involved with our graduate programs (specially the doctoral program) and be able to develop and maintain an active research agenda (publications, research grants, etc.). The successful candidate will also be expected to create new undergraduate and graduate courses and teach traditional courses in related areas. Application instructions Candidates should submit the following documents to vacantes-academicas@ing.puc.cl (in the email subject line, please put: Marketing Analytics ; see note A ) by November 16th, 2020 (late applications may be considered until the position is filled). Research statement (in Spanish or English) indicating immediate and long term goals for your research plan. Detail potential collaboration networks with other researchers and plans for interactions with scientists in Chile and other countries. Teaching statement of purpose (in Spanish or English) indicating why you should be considered for the position and your plans for teaching. Be as specific as possible, e.g. giving examples of how you aim to transfer your knowledge to undergraduate and graduate students. An up-to-date curriculum vitae (in Spanish or English, note B ). Copies of the candidate’s five most recent ISI publications, if available. Otherwise, include any articles considered relevant in the context of the application (see note C ). In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be e-mailed directly by the signatories to vacantes-academicas@ing.puc.cl . Note A : You will get a response from this email address confirming that your documents have been received. Note B : The CV must be organized as follows:       i.        Personal background: name, address, contact telephone (with country and city codes), email address, web page (if any).      ii.        Educational experience (university or institution, courses taught, years).     iii.        Professional experience (employer, duties, years).     iv.        Education: certificates of all degrees or professional titles obtained indicating granting institutions and dates. If you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program, indicate when you expect to obtain the degree.      v.        Research:                     a.        List of ISI journal publications (see note C ).                     b.        List of other publications such as reports, books or book chapters, conferences attended, research projects participated in, patents, etc.     vi.        Other: prizes and awards, computer skills, languages, any other background information that you consider relevant. Note C : Please avoid padding the list with other publications, such as non included in Thomson Reuters database journals, conference presentations and the like. To check whether a journal is included in Thomson Reuters database (ex ISI) master list, visit the following web site: http://ipscience.thomsonreuters.com/product/web-of-science. Once the complete set of application materials has been received, the applicant will be contacted within two months and informed whether or not his/her application has been accepted for further consideration. If this initial screening is successful, the candidate will be asked to give a lecture on his/her current research topics and attend interviews with faculty members of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , the Dean of the School of Engineering and the Selection Committee. Further information Additional information may be obtained by emailing the Department Chairman, Dr. Juan Carlos Ferrer (jferrer@ing.puc.cl).

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