Detailed Job Description
Bentley University has two tenure track opportunities: one in the Computer Information Systems department and the other in Information and Process Management department. To see the CIS posting, please visit:
jobs.bentley.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52435 You may apply to either or both of these positions.
The Information and Process Management Department (IPM) at Bentley University invites applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position to begin September 1, 2015. Rank will be determined by qualifications and experience.
The IPM department plays an important role in supporting the university mission of blending business, technology and the liberal arts. The IPM Department's mission is to create new knowledge about the effective use and management of information, businesses processes, and technology through the multi-stakeholder socio-technical systems approach, and through focus on value enhancement and hazard mitigation, and to educate creative, ethical, and socially responsible organizational leaders who can apply that knowledge in transformative and innovative ways. The IPM department offers courses in the business core at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as a variety of courses for undergraduate majors (Information Systems Audit and Control and Business ICT), for the department's minor (IPM), for the MBA and MS programs, and for the PhD in Business. Courses include business process management, strategic information technology, information security, enterprise systems configuration, value chain, and business intelligence. The department is a leading proponent of Bentley's participation in the SAP University Alliance program. The department also plays a prominent role in the University's Business PhD program (including teaching core courses and supervising students with interests in information and process management).
Additional Description of Duties:
Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive, and commensurate with experience and qualifications. A supportive, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment. The university provides a wide range of resources to both students and faculty through an extensive academic computing environment to support high quality teaching, learning, and research.
Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston, Bentley University is a dynamic community of leaders, teacher-scholars and creative thinkers. Bentley is dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the necessary technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. At Bentley, approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students interested in business professions study in a wide range of programs that address all functional areas including accountancy, finance, marketing, management and liberal arts - all anchored in technology. Undergraduate and graduate business programs at Bentley University are AACSB accredited. Bentley University is also one of only a handful of US business schools and of about 130 business schools worldwide to earn European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. See the university website www.bentley.edu for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs.
We seek individuals who represent different backgrounds, interests and talents and who can support and enhance the IPM department mission. A qualified candidate will have a doctoral degree or, in exceptional cases, will complete the degree by September 1, 2015, as well as demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in both scholarly research and teaching. Candidates with several years of experience in a previous tenure-track Assistant Professor position are especially encouraged to apply. Willingness to contribute to curriculum development and implementation and to departmental and university service are expected. A qualified candidate should also have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, an ability to thrive in a cross-cultural environment, and be able to interact effectively with educators, business professionals, administrators, and students. Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including day, evening, weekend and online courses, is expected as well.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates should upload the following materials electronically to https://jobs.bentley.edu (please select the IPM Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor posting): cover letter, vita, statement of research program, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and up to five recent publications or working papers (please use the "Other Documents" and "Bentley Use Only links if needed). You may scan multiple documents into one PDF to facilitate uploading. Names and contact information for three references will be required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.
For best consideration, please submit your application by September 8th, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Departmental faculty will be available at the AMCIS conference in Savanah, Georgia to meet informally with interested applicants. Contact Janis Gogan, IPM Recruiting Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in meeting at AMCIS.
Contact Alina Chircu, IPM Department Chair, at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about this position (please use subject line "IPM Assistant/Associate position Inquiry" and copy Anne Baker, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.