Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics

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Position Title Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics Advertised Title Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics Location Troy, NY Campus Search Number F16-00032 Portfolio Lally School of Management Business Unit Lally School of Management Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Job Summary

The Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics

The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY seeks applications and nominees for the Cary Wellington Chair in Business Analytics. The successful candidate must be eligible to hold an appointment as a tenured full professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in Information Systems, Business Analytics or a closely related discipline. Candidates must demonstrate having achieved the following in a minimum of at least seven (7) years of professional academic experience: research leadership; a track record of successfully mentoring and collaborating with faculty and doctoral students; evidence of outstanding teaching; a solid record of program building; and a willingness to play a key role in the growth, development and governance of new programs in the school.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the new Master’s Program in Business Analytics. We are seeking individuals with research and teaching interest in applying business analytics to supply chain, decision making (consumer or managerial) and health care domains. Strong econometric, analytical modeling and statistical analysis skills are required. We are also interested in candidates with strong technical skills in areas such as data management. The successful candidate will have duties that include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in their departments, developing and maintaining robust programs of research and scholarship, as well as service to the department, the School of Management and to Rensselaer.

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI):
Rensselaer is ranked among the top 50 national universities. The Lally school offers undergraduate, masters, MBA and Ph.D. programs in business related disciplines including information systems. Approximately 350 undergraduate students, 180 MBA/MS students and 25 Ph.D. students are currently enrolled in the business school. The strategic goals at Rensselaer include becoming a world leader in inter-disciplinary IT research and teaching.

The Lally School is a small business school with a focus on the intersection of management and technology. Lally provides an intellectually stimulating environment where inter-disciplinary research and collaborative efforts among faculty of various business disciplines are common. We are seeking individuals who are interested in working in such an environment. Information about the Lally School can be found at

For further information, contact: Professor T Ravichandran, Associate Dean for Research and Area Coordinator, Marketing, Information Systems and Operations Management, email: [email protected], tel: 518-276-2035. Application review will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:
To apply, qualified individuals must send a statement of research, a current CV and names of three references to [email protected] or to School of Management Faculty Recruitment c/o Denise Posson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180.

Job Posted Date In order to receive full consideration you must apply by Job Close Date New/Replacement Position New Additional Information Instructions for Applying Quicklink Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Contact Information for Three (3) or more references
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Optional Application Document 1
  5. Optional Application Document 2
  6. Optional Application Document 3
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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 4/27/2019
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