Visiting Scholar in Information Systems

Irvine, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • The Paul Merage School of Business - Paul Merage School of Business


    Open date: March 6th, 2017

    Next review date: April 6th, 2017
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: June 30th, 2017
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    Visiting Scholar in Information Systems

    The Information Systems Area of The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine announces a position in Business Analytics to begin as early as July 1, 2017. This is a one-year position, renewable for a second year. Qualified scholars pursuing their own research program will be employed via a simultaneous researcher classification (payroll title: Specialist series). In addition, the position would involve teaching of four quarter-classes (over two quarters, with one quarter reserved for full time research) in business analytics and/or information systems (payroll title: Lecturer). Assigned classes may be across all programs (undergraduate, graduate (MBA, MS) and doctoral) and may occur at night or on weekends, including summers. It is expected that the primary teaching responsibilities will be in the new Master of Science in Business Analytics program, in courses related to big data management and advanced data analytics.

    We are seeking individuals with active research programs in information systems, preferably with a data analytics bent, that target top journals. The School is committed to research and scholarship with teaching responsibilities in Ph.D., MBA and Undergraduate Programs. A Ph.D. in Information Systems, or relevant discipline completed by Summer 2017 is required. Salary in the range of $80,000 to $90,000 (and a research account) will be commensurate with prior performance and experience.

    The Information Systems faculty have long been recognized for their research and scholarship. The School places its Ph.D. student graduates in the best research universities, and its MBA Program is highly ranked based on its reputation for preparing students for managerial careers based on organizational innovation and growth. To learn more about the Information Systems Area at

    For information about the University of California, Irvine and The Paul Merage School of Business, learn more at


    To apply, visit UC Irvine's RECRUIT at Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

    (1) Curriculum Vitae
    (2) Cover Letter
    (3) Statement of Research
    (4) Statement of Teaching
    (5) Statement of Contributions to Diversity
    (6) Two Letters of Recommendation
    (7) Teaching Evaluations
    (8) Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal (if others are co-authored)

    DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 6, 2017.

    If you have any questions about the application process please contact:

    Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
    The Paul Merage School of Business
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, CA 92697-3125

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
    Job location Irvine, CA


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter (Optional)
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
    • Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal (Optional)
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