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Assistant Professor in Information Systems & Analytics

Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California 95053
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The Information Systems & Analytics (ISA) Department in SCU’s Leavey School of Business invites applications for two assistant professor positions (tenure-track) that begins Fall 2019 and focuses on information systems and business analytics.
The positions are approved at the Assistant Professor level; however, exceptional applicants at the Associate Professor level may also be considered.

Salary is commensurate with salaries at other AACSB-International accredited business schools.

The position requires teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels (MSIS, MSBA, or MBA), scholarly research resulting in peer-reviewed publications, and service to the university and profession.

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

Interested applicants should fill out an application and submit the following

  1. a letter clearly stating the applicant’s interest in Santa Clara University,
  2. a curriculum vita (CV),
  3. a statement of research and teaching interests,
  4. examples of peer-reviewed scholarship,
  5. evidence of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching effectiveness,
  6. contact information (name, email and phone number) of three professional references.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Please note that once you submit your materials you will no longer be able to access your application; however the system will automatically reactivate your application every Monday, allowing you on that day to make changes or additions you wish.
Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Administrator: Sheereen Siddiqui (ssiddiqui@scu.edu). For questions or problems related to the online application process itself, please email omis@scu.edu.

The ISA Department teaches core and elective courses in our undergraduate business program, Master of Science degrees in Information Systems (MSIS), Business Analytics (MSBA), and Supply Chain Analytics (MSSCA), evening and weekend MBA programs, and Executive MBA program. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Management Information Systems, a minor in MIS, a minor in Business Analytics, and MS degrees in Information Systems, Business Analytic and Supply Chain Analytics.

Currently, the Information systems program is nationally ranked by US News & World (#10 Best Graduate information Systems program in 2018), and USA Today (#5 for overall MIS programs).

Our faculty publish in outlets such as ISR, MISQ, JMIS, IEEE, ACM, Management Science, MSOM, OR, and POM, and currently hold or have held senior editorial positions at these leading journals.

Our faculty enjoy many opportunities for interdisciplinary work. The Leavey School is home to the Retail Management Institute (RMI), which engages in research and teaching on the use of consumer information and information technology in multi-channel retailing, as well as the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Santa Clara University also includes the Center for Science, Technology & Society (CSTS) and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, both of which are widely recognized. Our Business Analytics and Data Science programs are interdisciplinary efforts drawing on resources from the AIS, Economics, Finance, and Marketing departments.

The Leavey School has a collegial environment and resources to support scholarly research by approximately 75 full-time faculties. We have strong linkages with the high-tech  community in Silicon Valley. Our graduate programs are geared to working professionals who attend classes on evenings and/or weekends, while working nearby during the week for dynamic firms ranging from Fortune-500 size (such as Apple, Cisco, Google, Hewlett-Packard, and Intel) to early-stage startup.

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.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

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.

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.


We see this specialization as falling at the intersection of information systems and business analytics, so applicants should possess a foundation in these disciplines and deep expertise in one or both. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in information systems or a relevant discipline (or close to completion).

Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of these subjects: Database Management Systems, Business Intelligence, Information Systems analysis and design, Business Analytics, ERP, and Financial Information Systems.

Required Documents include: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, CV, 3) Example of scholarship, 4) Student/Teacher/Course Evaluations/Effectiveness, 5) Statement of Teaching and Research Areas



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