Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Information Systems

Job Description:
The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, City University of New York is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Information Systems in the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics. Preference will be given to applicants who conduct research at the intersection of information technology and data science, focusing on public policy, environment/sustainability/governance (ESG), and innovation. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster of new faculty with expertise in data sciences across Baruch’s three schools (The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Weissman School of Arts and Science, and Zicklin School of Business). This Technology, Cybersecurity, Data science, and Informatics cluster will prepare students to understand the threats and opportunities of the digital world. A strong interdisciplinary data analytics group will conduct high level research while simultaneously suffusing data science across all areas of the Baruch curriculum to improve student employment prospects. Faculty in the Data Science cluster are expected to work collaboratively with one another and with a new Climate Studies cluster. The position is available at the Assistant Professor level only and begins in the Fall semester of 2023.

The largest accredited collegiate school of business in the United States, Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business has earned a national and international reputation for excellence in producing world-class scholarship and serving a dynamic and diverse student body in the center of New York City. The Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics offers undergraduate majors and minors in Information Systems (IS) and in Statistics and Quantitative Modeling (SQM), three specialized MS degrees in IS, Statistics, and Quantitative Methods and Modeling and a PhD in IS. It also provides courses for an MS in Business Analytics and the MBA program. Faculty members are highly active in research and have been published in the top journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems, among others. The department strongly supports and is committed to fostering diversity among faculty, staff, and students, with respect to race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, military veteran status, and persons with disabilities, among others. Please see the Zicklin School website for further information on the department (http://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu).

Compensation and Benefits:
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Qualifications:
Applicants must either have or expect completion of Ph.D. in Information Systems or related fields. Preference will be given to applicants who conduct research at the intersection of information technology and data science, focusing on public policy, environment/sustainability/governance (ESG), and innovation.

– How to Apply:
STEP ONE –
Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25415. You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/assistant-professor-information-systems/1E0E5AEE98DA4136B76B05830878E427/job/

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below.
Applicants must provide a cover letter, a current CV, a research/teaching statement, a sample research paper, three reference letters, and student course evaluations if available. Applicants are also required to submit a narrative statement describing their commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first generation of their family to attend a college or university.

STEP TWO – Go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date:
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin on December 9, 2022.

EEO Statement:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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