University of Southern California

Professor of Data Sciences and Operations (Open Rank) Information Systems

Marshall School of Business

The Department of Data Sciences and Operations at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC) invites applications for open rank tenure-track faculty positions in Information Systems beginning Fall 2022. We seek candidates who show the potential of becoming world-class researchers and inspiring teachers. We are open to candidates in all areas of information systems research, and particularly interested in quantitative or empirical researchers with teaching expertise in business analytics and AI/technical areas. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a related discipline, or be assured of its completion by Fall 2022, and should demonstrate a strong record in research and teaching.

Interested candidates should apply online at:

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are uploaded as soon as possible, but no later than October 1, 2021. Applications should include a cover letter; full curriculum vitae; a brief research statement; a brief teaching statement, and three reference letters. Applicants may optionally also submit a diversity statement describing how you would contribute to and promote the culture of diversity and inclusion at USC Marshall. Applicants attending the CIST, INFORMS, ICIS, WITS, and WISE should provide information for any talks they will be giving at those conferences in the cover letter. Our faculty may be attending talks by applicants. There is no formal interview process at those conferences.

Information about the Data Sciences and Operations department, its faculty and the Marshall school can be obtained at:

The Department of Data Sciences and Operations is home to scholars working in operations management, statistics, and information systems. Our operations scholars develop data-driven models for efficient management of production and distribution processes, and have developed approaches based on large-scale analytics and machine learning. Our statistics scholars comprise a group of leading experts in statistical learning and higher dimensional statistics. Our information systems scholars focus on digital transformation, innovation and experimentation, including digital business strategy in dynamic environments, virtual collaborations, teams and communities, digital business ecosystems, and the design and implementation of experiment- and algorithm-driven digital interventions in online social networks and marketplaces. Our information systems scholars utilize a wide range of theories and methods in Economics, Organization Science, and Strategy. The Department of Data Sciences and Operations is the home of a top-ranked leading Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) program and emphasizes interdisciplinary research. USC is a world leader in digital innovation, entertainment, media, and technology, home to such institutes as the Institute for Creative Technologies and is adjacent to the city’s burgeoning “Silicon Beach.”

Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 40,000 students and 5,000 faculty members. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse, international and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 200+ full-time faculty ranks among the top 10 business schools in the world, and we are a collaborative and inclusive group of scholars who often work together and our graduate students. In the US News 2022 ranking, the USC Marshall programs were ranked #16 for Best Business Programs, and the part-time MBA program was ranked #9.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. USC is building a diverse faculty that embraces a range of disciplinary traditions. The University will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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Last updated: 2021-07-25