Job Description Summary The Information and Process Management Department (IPM) at Bentley University invites applications for two tenure track positions at the assistant/associate level starting in the fall of 2020. A qualified candidate should have an excellent record of accomplishments in both research and teaching appropriate for the candidate's level of experience. The new faculty members will be expected to contribute to the IPM department's mission of educating technically-adept managers, process experts, data scientists and information systems professionals and advancing the state of research at the intersection of business, information systems, and emerging technologies. We are specifically looking for candidates interested in generating novel, impactful and interdisciplinary research stemming from, but not limited to, the Information Systems (IS) area. A PhD in IS or a related field and a demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research are mandatory minimum requirements to apply for this post.
The IPM department offers programs at the undergraduate and master's levels and contributes courses to several other programs at Bentley, including the undergraduate general business core, the information systems audit and control major, the graduate analytics core, and the dual MBA cores. The main areas of teaching include business process management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, managing data analytics, strategizing with information systems, developing information security policies and practices, and creating value with the supply chain. The IPM faculty's scholarship encompasses several areas of IS and Management. IPM faculty research receives external funding and appears in premier IS, Management, Communications and Software Engineering outlets.
Bentley University is known in the IS community for having been the home of three AIS (Association for Information Systems) Fellows, two past AIS Presidents, and three LEO Award recipients, all in the IPM department. Bentley, over the years, has been consistently rated as one of the top-publishing universities of IS scholarship according to AIS statistics relying on scholarly production in the basket of eight.
Located 12 miles west of Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, Bentley is on the doorstep of one of the nation's leading cities. The greater Boston area is a vibrant place to work and live. With over 35 colleges and universities, Boston is an extraordinary community in which to engage intellectually, and its business community, host to leading companies in healthcare, technology, and financial services industries, offers a rich field for business scholars. Home to leading arts institutions, professional sports teams, historical sites, and outdoor recreation, the greater Boston area is also a great place to live, with a variety of urban and suburban neighborhoods, strong school districts, and a lively restaurant scene. In 2017, Deutsche Bank ranked Boston as having the highest quality of life in the United States, with residents enjoying the second-best purchasing power, and Money Magazine ranked Boston the best place to live in the Northeast in 2016.
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader with the technical skills, global perspective, and ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. We instill in our students a deep sense of corporate social responsibility and prepare them to succeed in a future shaped by rapidly changing technology. The university enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The Princeton Review ranks Bentley #1 in the United States in internships and #4 in careers services, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Bentley a Top 10 undergraduate business school in 2016.
The department is seeking applicants who are smart, energetic, thoughtful, curious, inspirational candidates with a PhD in Information Systems, Business Analytics, Management, or a related field. ABD (“all but dissertation”) applications are welcome; however, a terminal degree must be obtained by the start date of the appointment (July 1st, 2020).
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.