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Tenure-track assistant professor in information systems

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    Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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    01/09/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Rotterdam


Are you researching information systems, business analytics and artificial intelligence? Does digital business and technology-related innovation excite you? If you are a final year PhD or current assistant professor in this field, then this is your opportunity to continue your research at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) as a:

Tenure-track assistant professor in information systems

The tenure-track faculty position can start in January 2021. The position is in the Department of Technology and Operations Management, section Business Information Management (BIM) in collaboration with the Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics.

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Employment conditions

The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch

Universities (CAO NU). Favourable tax agreements may apply to international applicants.

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 a generous number of vacation days.

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If you’re interested in this position, please prepare your application package:

·       CV

·       a motivation letter

·       your job market paper

·       a concise research and teaching statement

·       current/recent teaching evaluations

·       at least two recommendation letters

You can send your complete application package to applications-dept1@rsm.nl with subject title “Tenure Track Position”. Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled, but not later than September 1, 2020. We will interview shortlisted candidates via Skype. The possibility of starting in January 2021 can be discussed. For questions about this position, please contact Prof. Ting Li via tli@rsm.nl.

About RSM’s Business Information Management section

Research at the Business Information Management (BIM) section of RSM’s Department of Technology and Operations Management is broad and interdisciplinary, and is published regularly in top-tier journals such as Information Systems Research, Journal of Information Technology, MIS Quarterly, Management Science, and related fields such as Marketing Science, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Production and Operations Management, and Transportation Science.

RSM researchers have access to excellent research facilities such as the Erasmus Behavioural Lab and several high-performance computing resources through the SURFsara foundation and the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).

The BIM section offers a high-profile MSc in Business Information Management, one of Europe’s largest master programmes in information systems with more than 250 new students each year. The programme delivers in-depth knowledge from theoretical and practical perspectives (www.rsm.nl/bim).

The BIM section has a large, young, and highly international faculty (13 full-time research-active faculty members) educated at renowned institutions in Europe, Asia, and the USA. We have a strong research and teaching tradition and an international orientation both to the academic community and the business community.

About RSM

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top tier 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

About Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and has Europe’s biggest port. It is

vibrant and international, accommodating some 600,000 people (1.2 million in the greater

metropolitan area) from 160 different countries. Its landscape is modern, with high-rising

towers and creative architecture. In addition to being an important business and logistics hub, the city also has an extensive cultural, restaurant, and entertainment scene. Rotterdam is the gateway to Europe, as Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, and many other great destinations can all be reached in a few hours. The capital city of Amsterdam is less than an hour away by train or car.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

Required qualifications

We are looking for candidates with:

• a PhD in information systems, economics, management and organisation, computer

science, statistics or related fields

• a strong commitment to high-quality research and evidence of your ability to

conduct impactful work and to publish in top journals

• an interest in all areas of information systems research across all research


• research that complements ongoing work in the department, particularly in the areas

of business analytics, artificial intelligence, digital business, online platforms, digital technology related innovation, health IT, privacy and security, fintech, and business and technology architecture

• an appreciation for academic research linked to real-world problems to create impact

both to the academic community and the business community

• the ability to show excellence in teaching and play a key role in the Department’s

academic programmes at undergraduate, master, MBA, and PhD levels.

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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

EURAXESS offer ID: 531205
Posting organisation offer ID: 292401


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