Tenure Track - Assistant Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.


Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.

Job Description:

Assistant Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics

Tenure Track


The School of Management (SOM) at Clark University, AACSB-accredited since 1986, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Information Management and Business Analytics position to begin fall 2021.


The SOM offers an undergraduate management major, as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Information Management and Business Analytics concentrations, Master's in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master's in Finance (MSF), Master's in Accounting (MSA), Master's in Accounting Analytics (MSAA), Master's in Marketing (MSMK), Master's in Marketing Analytics (MSMKA), and Master and Master of Science in Management (MSM) degrees. In addition to offering programs on the main campus in Worcester, Massachusetts, SOM offers some courses online.


Clark University is a private, co-educational research-intensive university with approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students.  Since its founding in 1887 as the first all-graduate school in the United States, Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and interdisciplinary academic programs.  SOM is a dedicated community of teacher-scholars that values disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching that is of high quality and relevant to practice. 


For additional information, please visit our website at: http://www.clarku.edu/som .


To be considered, applicants should have a Ph.D. in Information Systems or Business Analytics or a related field of study (e.g., data science, computer science, statistics, information science) by August 2021 from an AACSB-International or similarly accredited institution. The ideal candidate will have research and teaching preparation in business analytics, with knowledge intersecting advanced analytics, computation, and business applications. Research and teaching background in one or more of machine learning, business intelligence, information visualization, artificial intelligence, big data computing, accounting analytics, and/or digital marketing analytics are preferred. It is imperative that candidates demonstrate enthusiasm for and evidence of potential for teaching excellence in business analytics and information management at the Master's level. Moreover, candidates need to provide evidence of potential for scholarly research excellence, with the expectation of publishing in top-tier journals. Although not required, prior industry experience and experience working with diverse populations are desirable qualifications.

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. 


Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, and a diversity statement along with the contact information for three references.

Clark University is committed to sustaining a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, students, and staff with the conviction that such an environment catalyzes learning and cultivates ethical, well-informed, and well-prepared citizens. To this end, we are especially interested in qualified candidates whose research, teaching, and service reflect active engagement with varied perspectives and constituencies.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The compensation and benefits package is competitive.

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