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Assistant Professor in Information Systems

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Management Science & Info Sys
Pay Grade: No Pay Grade
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The Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Information Systems at the assistant professor rank, beginning September 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a completed doctorate in Business Analytics, Information Systems, or a closely related field prior to the date of appointment, but ABDs who will be completed by no later than 8/31/20 will be considered. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated potential to conduct research and publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will have a demonstrated potential and commitment to effective teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses.

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research agenda and publish in high-quality Information Systems journals or related journals in Business Analytics. Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas including big data analytics, data warehousing, and management information systems. Candidates with research or teaching interests in the area of cyber-security or artificial intelligence will also be considered. Industry experience is a plus. This position will have a major role in our bachelor and graduate programs. The candidate is also expected to interact effectively with a culturally diverse population of students and colleagues.

UMass Boston is a Carnegie-classified research-high university with outstanding research programs in a number of fields. Located on Boston harbor in one of the most intellectually rich and innovative cities in the United States, it is recognized nationally as a model of excellence for urban universities. Numerous opportunities for research and collaboration exist with faculty, businesses, institutes and research centers in the university system and in the greater Boston area.  The region is a global hub of innovation and expertise in a number of sectors, including financial and accounting services.

The Department of Management Science and Information offers two undergraduate degrees of which one is a BS in Information Technology, two master’s degrees including an MS in Business Analytics and an MS in Information Technology, and a PhD in Information Systems and Data Science.

Interested applicants should send all materials electronically.

Please include cover letter or a statement of interest, current curriculum vitae (CV), sample of research publications, contact information for three online reference letters, and teaching evaluations if available. 

Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled.

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The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. The University of Massachusetts Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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