Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Information Systems, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

The IS Area of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of financial technologies (Fintech) or business analytics.

We are looking for candidates with strong research backgrounds to fill an assistant professor position in IS for September 2019. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a related field upon starting the position, or plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2019. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. level courses. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to teach courses on Fintech (e.g., crowdfunding, digital currencies, blockchain technology, and mobile payments) or business analytics. Preferences will be given to the candidates who can cover both Fintech and business analytics.

The IS area (see https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/information-systems) counts 10 professors who have diverse research interests at the cutting-edge of the discipline, and have published in the highest-level outlets. The IS area offers a great diversity of courses and programs to help management students navigate the challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The Desautels Faculty of Management is an integral part of McGill and contributes to the University’s reputation and success through its academic programs, its faculty teaching and research, its innovative partnerships with the business community and its international outreach. The Faculty currently has 82 tenured or tenure-track professors and offers several degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral and executive levels, including a BCom, an MBA, a bilingual EMBA, and a Ph.D. in Management. (see http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/)
Established in 1821, McGill University is an internationally known, research-intensive university. In 2018, it was 32nd in the QS University Ranking. Located in Montréal, one of the world’s great cities, the University benefits from a milieu rich in culture, recreation and diversity (see http://www.mcgill.ca).

A complete application package should include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) three letters of references, and (6) sample research papers. Candidates with teaching experience should also include evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications must be submitted to the following website: https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/information-systems/recruitment-information-systems

Preference will be given to applications submitted by October 10th, 2018. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be conducted via Skype. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Kunsoo Han (kunsoo.han@mcgill.ca). McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.