Georgia State University

Position ID:GSU-IFI [#8152, 17-018]
Position Title: Tenure track faculty position in Analytics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Information Technology & Systems
Data Mining & Machine Learning
Big Data Analytics / Computer Science
Starting Date:2016/08/01
Appl Deadline:2017/04/01 finished (posted 2016/09/29, listed until 2017/07/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY J. Mack Robinson College of Business Institute for Insight

The Institute for Insight at Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications and nominations for one or more tenure track faculty in Analytics, effective Fall 2017 or earlier. Successful candidates will have an earned doctorate and a research agenda in the analysis of big data, including its computational aspects. Of particular interest are applicants with backgrounds in Machine Learning, Statistics, Econometrics, Data Visualization, and related fields and a keen interest in “big-data” analytics research addressing business problems. Successful candidates will contribute toward the College’s multi-year and multi-disciplinary strategy for developing a significant big-data analytics research program with strong links to industry.

Minimum requirements are an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, or related fields from an accredited university or international equivalent, and a strong research program in analytics. Successful candidates will have a strong trajectory of future publications in widely regarded premier journals in business and related disciplines. Ideal candidates will also have teaching capabilities to teach in the College’s MS in Analytics program as well as college-wide interdisciplinary programs in analytics. Candidates will be expected to interact with the industry in the Atlanta area.

The successful candidate’s home will be in the Institute for Insight at the Robinson College of Business. The mission of the Institute for Insight is to serve as a portal into big data analytics for our broad community of students, researchers, entrepreneurs, institutions and industry partners, helping each to create and leverage insight needed to build, innovate and transform their work. Institute faculty teach and participate in research projects in the Insight Lab. More information about the Institute is available at and about the MS in Analytics program at

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. With more than 8,000 students and more than 200 faculty members, RCB is one of the largest and most diverse business schools in the country. The college houses the Department of Computer Information Systems and Department of Risk Management and Insurance, both of which have top-10 rankings, and Robinson’s Marketing Department ranks 4th in Modeling and Quantitative Analysis in scholarly research productivity. Robinson has active research programs in the management of information technology, predictive risk analytics, marketing analytics and health IT and analytics that are relevant to this position. Salary level, course load and additional research support are competitive at the national level.


Further information about the RCB is online at Applicants wishing to apply should register with (the registration is free) and upload their curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, recent publications or working papers, and evidence of teaching performance. Applicants are required to submit their materials via the online system. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Professor Yusen Xia Search Committee Chair Institute of Insight Robinson College of Business Atlanta, GA 30303

Electronic recommendation letters will be accepted in pdf format only. These letters, as also questions about the position, should be sent to

Review of applications will begin immediately and applicants will be reviewed until positions are filled. Positions are contingent on University budget approval.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. An offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background report.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Institute of Insight
Robinson College of Business
Atlanta, GA 30303

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