Tenure-Track Positions in Information Systems & Analytics

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 30, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Information Systems and Analytics (ISA) Department of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University invites applications for four tenure-track positions beginning Fall 2021. The four positions are for the rank of assistant professor, although established candidates with exceptional scholarly achievement and leadership experiences may be considered for higher ranks. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until qualified candidates are identified. In light of the COVID-19 situation, interviews with shortlisted candidates will be conducted via Zoom. 


Basic Qualifications

We see this specialization as falling at the intersection of information systems, business analytics, and operations management, so applicants should possess a foundation in these disciplines and deep expertise in one or more. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Operations Management, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Statistics, or a related field. 


Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, embrace the Silicon Valley spirit, and have the expertise or willingness to teach/develop various courses. In addition, we encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups.



1. Maintaining a program of research leading to publications in high-quality journals

2. Teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses and fulfilling the responsibilities associated with those courses

3. Providing suitable service to the department, university, profession, and/or community.


Salary and Housing Assistance

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Recognizing the high cost of housing in the local area, the University has established two housing assistance programs for qualified faculty: [1] a rental assistance program and [2] a purchase assistance program. For details, please refer to:



About the ISA Department

The ISA department offers both Information Systems and Business Analytics programs at the undergraduate and master’s levels and contributes courses to MBA and other graduate programs at Santa Clara University. The ISA faculty’s scholarship encompasses several areas of Information Systems, Operations Management, and Computer Science. ISA faculty research appears in leading publication outlets, such as Management Science, MISQ, Information Systems Research, Operations Research, MSOM, POM, IEEE/ACM Transactions, and receives external funding.


How to Apply

Applications must be submitted using the university’s online application process.


Please submit the following documents: 

1. A letter clearly stating your interest in Santa Clara University, as well as research and teaching interests

2. A curriculum vita 

3. Two (2) examples of recent research papers

4. Evidence of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching effectiveness, and 

5. Three (3) letters of recommendation sent to isa@scu.edu.


Additional Information 

Questions about this position may be directed to Prof. Haibing Lu (hlu@scu.edu) or Ms. Sheereen Siddiqui (ssiddiqui@scu.edu). 


Work Authorization: A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.

About Us

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees.


       EEO Statement Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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