Assistant Professor - Business Analytics

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Assistant Professor - Business Analytics

Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Aug 20, 2019

Expanding offerings in Business Analytics is providing an exciting career opportunity within the Department of Management at Clemson University. We invite applications for one tenure track Assistant Professor position in Business Analytics to begin in Fall 2020.

We are seeking candidates who are committed to publishing high quality research in top journals that will impact the field, who can interact and work effectively with peers across the Management Department and teach Business Analytics courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and be able to teach at a high-level consistent with Clemson’s College of Business standards. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive.

The Department of Management is an academic unit within the College of Business. The Department has over 35 faculty members and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with seven areas of emphasis, a Master of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Information Systems, Operations and Supply Chain management, and Strategy / Entrepreneurship / Organization Behavior. In addition, the Management department supports the MBA program, which includes a concentration in Business Analytics.

Over recent years, the Business Analytics and Information Systems group has consistently ranked highly in productivity in top Information Systems journals like MISQ, ISR, JMIS, JAIS, etc. and individual faculty have consistently been ranked as top researchers (e.g., Top 100 researchers based on publications in the elite “Basket of 6” information system journal set). The Business Analytics and Information Systems group actively encourages participation in the research community, holding senior editorial positions at top-tier disciplinary journals; participating in academic conferences; giving keynote speeches and holding leadership roles in professional societies. The department has an active PhD program. Recent Business Analytics and Information Systems PhD graduates work at research institutions such as Washington State University, HEC Montreal, and Colorado State, among others. Additional information about the Department may be obtained by visiting

A modern 170,000-square-foot new building located in the heart of the University is currently under construction as the new home for the College of Business. For more information about the College of Business, visit

Clemson University is a highly selective, public, land-grant university and is classified as a Carnegie R1 Research University. The university is in a fast-growing college town setting that is situated in the dynamic Southeastern corridor, which has been designated as a major region for trade and logistics. The University has been ranked in US News & World Report as a top 25 public institution. Against a beautiful backdrop of lakes and mountains, faculty can enjoy the benefits of Clemson -- a college town of over 13,000 residents and 20,000 students as well as Greenville, South Carolina– a thriving cosmopolitan city within a 35-minute commute with a vibrant restaurant, entertainment and artistic scene. CNN Money ranked Greenville as one of the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S." and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals. Greenville also earned the No. 3 slot by Condé Nast Traveler's "Best Small Cities in the U.S." in 2017. Clemson is also about a two-hour drive from Atlanta, Georgia or Charlotte, North Carolina.


Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. (or anticipate completing all requirements for the doctorate by August 15, 2020) in management or a closely related field. Individuals should be capable to teach core Business Analytics and Data Science related courses. Candidates should have begun to establish a record of excellence in research evidenced by research published and/or targeted at top journals. Candidates should demonstrate a background and/or interest in technical or decision-oriented business analytics.

Research expertise in econometrics at the organizational, platform, market or industry levels is preferred. Preference will be given to those applicants whose research enhance and extend those of the existing faculty and leverages the benefits of being in a large interdisciplinary department. Current topics of interest include applying analytical research techniques to such topics as: IT strategy, online commerce, software and platform businesses, IT enabled supply chains and logistics, IT security, computer-aided decision support and recommendation systems, among others.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should electronically submit all application materials as a single pdf file via Interfolio.

Required materials include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, names and contact information of at least three references, and evidence of teaching excellence such as teaching evaluations, awards or innovations. Other materials (such as samples of research) are optional.

For full consideration, please apply by October 11, 2019. Screening will begin immediately.

Applicants should indicate which conferences they will be attending this year. Members of the search committee and other faculty members will be available to meet with selected candidates at AMCIS, INFORMS, and ICIS. Preliminary interviews may also be conducted via Skype.

To apply, please use the following Interfolio URL:




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Posted: 9/4/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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