Lehigh University, Department of Management

Position ID:Lehigh-Management-DATA [#13947]
Position Title: Department Chair and Dean's Chair in Business Information Systems
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Information Technology & Systems
Appl Deadline:2020/02/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/26, finished 2020/04/16, listed until 2020/02/29)
Position Description:    

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

Lehigh University Department Chair and Dean’s Chair in Business Information Systems or Supply Chain Management/Operations Management, Department of Decision and Technology Analytics

The College of Business at Lehigh University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair and Dean’s Chair in Business Information Systems or Supply Chain Management/Operations Management of the Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA), starting in Fall 2020. We seek a high-profile, accomplished researcher in information systems or supply chain management/operations management who is a dynamic leader with a vision to lead the department in expanding its research and program efforts and in providing mentorship and guidance to the faculty.

The new formed department, which was originally part of the Department of Management, has eight tenured or tenure-track faculty members and three Professors of Practice in information systems (IS) and supply chain management (SCM). The successful candidate will be joining faculty in the department who publish in top-ranked journals in both IS and SCM fields. The department offers majors and minors in both business information systems and supply chain management, as well as certificates in business analytics (jointly with Department of Marketing) and FinTech (jointly with Department of Finance), all of which have been fast growing and currently have about 270 students in total. The department also supports numerous undergraduate core courses and graduate programs (e.g., MBA and M.S. in Management), and the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh, which fosters industry support and research on supply chain management. Lehigh University is in Bethlehem, PA, in the rapidly growing Lehigh Valley metropolitan area. The Lehigh Valley, with a population over 800,000, is located approximately 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City. The University has a current enrollment of approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, and is planning to increase these enrollments in the next few years. Lehigh is investing substantially in new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. These investments, based on faculty-driven initiatives, will advance the University’s commitment to research and to enhance student experiences.

The university welcomes applications from, and nominations for, individuals with a strong academic background in information systems or supply chain management/operations management. A candidate must possess a Ph.D., have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching, and service at a level sufficient for appointment as a tenured Professor, at the rank of full professor, and demonstrate a commitment to supporting the advancement of fellow faculty members at all levels.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, application materials should be received on-line https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13947 by February 29, 2020. Candidates should provide a statement of teaching, research, and leadership philosophy, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a cover letter. Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed to Oliver Yao, Chair of the Search Committee at (yuy3@lehigh.edu).

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and has a well-developed infrastructure to address dual career and work-life balance matters. As demonstrated by the Core Values and the Principles of Our Equitable Community, Lehigh University is committed to the values of Integrity and Honesty, Equitable Community, Inclusive Excellence in Teaching, Academic Freedom, Intellectual Curiosity, Collaboration, Commitment to Excellence, and Leadership. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. To find out more, please see: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Lehigh University
Dept. of Decision and Technology Analytics
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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