University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of Information and Decision Sciences (IDS) within the College of Business Administration (CBA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions beginning August 16, 2023.  Faculty research and teaching in the IDS department span one or more of the following/ areas: business analytics and data science, information systems, and operations and supply chain management. Of particular interest are candidates with research and teaching interests in areas related to (1) application development and modern software systems, (2) machine learning and data science, (3) various aspects of artificial intelligence in business, and (4) digital supply chains, platforms, and sustainability. Applicants should have a Ph.D., either completed or near completion, in fields related to information systems, computer science, artificial intelligence, computational social science, machine learning, statistics, management science, operations & supply chain management, or economics. Successful candidates must demonstrate strong research capabilities, commitment to publish in top-tier journals, and exemplary communication and teaching. Applicants at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level must have an excellent record of teaching and ongoing scholarly research activity consistent with a senior-level faculty appointment. Successful candidates should be interested and able to interact effectively with students, industry partners, and the broader business community.

The IDS department offers courses and conducts research in information systems, business analytics & data science, and supply chain & operations management. The position will encompass research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

UIC’s College of Business Administration is a research-based institution located in the heart of Chicago that cultivates a spirit of entrepreneurship through real-world experience. Among urban public business schools, UIC’s CBA is one of the premier research institutions in the country. The breadth and depth of the faculty and the quality of their research and scholarly work are evidenced by publications in the leading journals in their fields. 

The department has an active PhD program with a track record of successful placement of graduates in prestigious faculty or research positions. Another particular strength of the IDS department is its program offerings of MS in Business Analytics, MS in Management Information Systems, and MS in Supply Chain and Operations Management, which together enroll approximately 500 students. Besides its own core offerings, the department supports other part-time and full-time programs offered by the college, such as the MBA, the Business Corporate MBA (CMBA), and the online BBA programs. The department also offers an undergraduate major with three concentrations (information systems, analytics, and supply chain & operations management), also a growing program now with several hundred students. UIC’s CBA has a diverse student body and multiple rigorous programs that provide the necessary skills for students to become future business leaders.

For fullest consideration, please submit a letter of interest, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and name, title, and email address for three professional references at by November 15, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to apply by September 30, 2022, for a conference interview at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis.

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* The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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