Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATóLICA-LISBON) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Information Systems with a focus on Data Science starting in September 2021. Seasoned Assistant or Associate Professors interested in applying will also be considered in the search at their appropriate level.
Applicants must have a PhD degree in a quantitative field such as operations research, computer science, statistics, economics, marketing or management. The ideal candidate will have a strong research record in the field of Digitization and will be using core tools from data science such as information retrieval, search engines, recommender systems, predictive analytics and econometrics to answer questions that are relevant for business decision makers.
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated ability of using Machine Learning for research.
CATóLICA-LISBON is dedicated to developing the field of data science in its connection and application to industry to tackle business and economics problems, such that successful candidates coming from programs outside business and economics are expected to develop research agendas that bridge to and can address managerial or economic problems.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15th, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
We will be interviewing via zoom after the INFORMS annual conference. If you wish to be considered for an interview after the INFORMS conference, please mention that in your application package.
Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATóLICA-LISBON)
CATóLICA-LISBON is a leading European business school, committed to research production at the highest level, to excellence in developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers, and to offering business leaders a lifelong learning environment. Our programs are internationally recognized: within Europe we are a top 35 business school, our Lisbon MBA and our Master in Management are top 50. The increasingly international character of the school is reflected in our faculty, student body, and international accreditations. Since 2008, CLSBE has had the “triple crown” of international business school accreditations: AACSB, EFMD, and AMBA. Our MSc, MBA, and PhD programs are entirely taught in English, to an increasingly international student body.
Faculty and Research Environment
CATóLICA-LISBON provides a vibrant research environment. The core research faculty consists of more than 40 tenure-track members, with doctorates from top North American (including MIT, NYU, CMU, UCLA, Columbia, Yale, Arizona, UBC, Stanford) and top European (including Bocconi, Ecole Polytechnique, LBS, LSE, Tilburg, RSM Erasmus) programs. Associate and assistant professors include nationals of France, Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Belgium and China. The CUBE research unit of Católica-Lisbon received the highest rating for research excellence in Portugal of all social science units, including business schools, when evaluated by an international panel.
CATóLICA-LISBON’s faculty in all fields of management have published articles in the top journals of their corresponding areas including Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, among other highly journals.
Living in Lisbon
Lisbon has recently been ranked the safest capital city in Europe. It is a thriving cultural hub with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse artistic activities and sporting events, good public transportation, historic architecture, among the best weather in Europe, a public healthcare system, and easy access to world-class beaches.
Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain a research program targeted at top-tier journals in their field. Católica-Lisbon provides them with ample support to do so. Salary is competitive, and funding for research-related activities, including travel to international conferences, is provided. In addition, faculty are supported to apply for research funding from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) and from European funding agencies. Tenure-track positions involve teaching the equivalent of 3 courses per year, in English, at the undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels, and potentially in executive education programs.
Candidates must demonstrate the potential to publish in top-tier management journals. For Associate positions, candidates are expected to show a strong research track record in top journals, excellence in teaching, and the ability to add to the research reputation and productivity of the group.
In order to receive full consideration, applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation (for junior profiles), and samples of written work (applications materials should be submitted via e-mail). Priority will be given to applications received by the 15th of November 2020. Review of materials begins immediately upon receipt. Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled.