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Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Boston University
Massachusetts, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Aug 17, 2021

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University anticipates an opening for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Information Systems. Pending Provost budgetary approval, the anticipated start date for this faculty position is July 1, 2022.  The IS department at Boston University is an award-winning faculty located in one of the academic hubs of the world.  Business Insider ranked it one of the 30 best places to live in the US.

We are seeking exceptional candidates with interests in leveraging digital technology to solve critical problems in business and society.  Prospective candidates must have a PhD in a core business discipline such as Information Systems, or a PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering whose research focuses on problems of interest to the business community.  Prospective candidates must have demonstrated capabilities in producing original and innovative scholarly work of the highest possible quality with impact in the top academic journals.  Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems, business analytics and contribute to cross-disciplinary curriculum development activities.  Candidates with a research focus on digital health, digital platforms, fintech, digital customer engagement, and/or data/AI ethics will be preferred.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 

The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor. Boston University is an institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American University to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send application details to and include the following:

  • A cover letter stating interest and qualification
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Research and teaching statements
  • Representative publications
  • Statement of where you saw this notice (conference name, website, colleague, etc.)

Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2021 but will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as they arrive. We will begin interviewing in early September for a July 1, 2022 start.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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