Assistant Professor in Information Systems
Assistant Professor in Information Systems
Published Deadline Location
16 Jul 31 Aug Rotterdam
Are you researching information systems, business analytics and artificial
intelligence? Does digital business and technology-related innovation excite
you? We invite final year PhDs or current assistant professors in this field
to join our diverse and vibrant team of scholars contributing to management
research and practice through teaching, research and engagement.
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites
applications for two tenure-track faculty positions, starting in September
2021. The positions are in RSM's department of Technology and Operations
Management, in our Business Information Management (BIM) section, in
collaboration with the Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics (ECDA). The
positions are ranked as Assistant Professor, and we invite final year PhDs and
assistant professors to apply.
Your role will contribute to the future of business information management
through innovative research in the field of information systems, through
teaching our talented international students, and through engagement with
external businesses and organisations.
Your main tasks
Your main tasks include:
conducting academic research aimed at top-tier journals in information
systems, management and related fields - independently and in
collaboration with others
teaching courses related to business analytics and digital business for
RSM's BSc International Business Administration, the MSc Business
Information Management, and the MSc BA Business Analytics and Management
(courses to be discussed).
contributing to the further development of RSM, and to the department of
Technology and Operations Management in particular.
engaging with RSM's mission to be a force for positive change in the
38—40 hours per week
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We are looking for candidates with:
a PhD in information systems, management and organisation, economics,
computer science, statistics or related fields
a strong commitment to high-quality research as well as evidence of your
ability to conduct impactful work and to publish in top journals (i.e.,
published papers and/or high-quality papers in the pipeline for top
management journals - see ERIM journal list)
an interest in all areas of Information Systems research across all
research interests that complement ongoing work in the department,
particularly in the areas of business analytics and artificial
intelligence, digital business, online platforms, digital technology
related innovation, and business and technology architecture.
Your required competences
The ideal candidate is an intellectually curious, internationally oriented,
ambitious and collegial scholar who shares our passion for research and
teaching. The main competences include:
the ability to show excellence in teaching to be able to play a key role
in the department's academic programmes.
A familiarity with online education platforms and with techniques for
inspiring successful blended learning
the ability to provide critical yet constructive feedback is a strength.
the ability to teach in English. The ability to teach in Dutch is
considered an advantage.
an appreciation for academic research that is linked to real-world
problems, and that can create impact both to the academic community and
the business community.
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 6 years.
Two full-time positions based on the Tenure Track system.
We expect the candidates to start on 1 September 2021. A later starting
date can be discussed.
We offer competitive salary (VSNU Salary Scale 11), subject to training
and experience of the candidate. See employment conditions below.
The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour
agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).
Erasmus University Rotterdam has attractive employment conditions, which
include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per
cent, and 41 vacation days (full-time). More information is available at
https: // www. eur.nl/en/working/eur-employer
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's
top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and
education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in
the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business,
logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders
with international careers who can become a force for positive change by
carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class
range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to
become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study
information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also
organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. www. rsm.nl
RSM is a faculty of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). EUR is an
internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its
education and research. Our scientists and students work in close
collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social
challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our
mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic
education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research
increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly
intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks
to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European
universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make
Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society,
world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www. eur.nl
The Business Information Management (BIM) section is a vibrant community
with world-class research and education on advanced information technologies
and systems and its impact on firms, markets, and customers. Topics such as
digital strategy and business, platform ecosystems, artificial intelligence
for business, personalization and the privacy paradox, smart city platforms,
digital technologies for a sustainable and carbon neutral society are
investigated with students, companies, and partner universities.
Are you interested in this position? We would like to hear from you before 1
September 2021. Screening will start immediately and continue until the
position is filled. Make sure to include in your application:
One job market paper
A concise research and teaching statement
Current/recent teaching evaluations
At least two recommendation letters
For inquiries about the positions, please contact Prof. Ting Li
Making minds matter
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is a highly ranked, international
university, based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam, with its port
acting as a gateway to the world.
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