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Bentley University
Waltham, MA, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Bentley University
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) ( at Bentley University ( invites applications for the Chester B. Slade endowed chair position at the professor level (or, in exceptional circumstances, at the associate professor level) starting in July 2024. A qualified candidate should have an outstanding record of accomplishments in both research and teaching appropriate for the candidate's level of experience, an ongoing and high-quality research program, and a PhD in Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Science, Data Analytics, or a related field. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with experience in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area who can support Bentley’s newly launched FinTech major and other initiatives in innovative forward thinking technological fields.

Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, service and community engagement are expected and valued. We seek qualified faculty who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents and share a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace challenge and change.

The Bentley CIS department is one of the largest IS departments among U.S. academic institutions. The department offers degree programs at the undergraduate level and contributes courses to several other programs at Bentley, including the undergraduate general education core, the graduate analytics core, MBA core, and MBA concentrations. Areas of teaching include business intelligence and analytics, applied artificial intelligence, data and information management, business process management, cybersecurity, FinTech, Health IT, IS strategy, organizational and societal impact of IT, enterprise architecture, computing and communication infrastructure, web & mobile technologies, NLP, application development, and IT project management. The CIS faculty’s scholarship encompasses several areas of information systems and computer science, and their research receives external funding and appears in leading publication outlets. For more information about the CIS department, see

Bentley University, located in suburban Boston, is an AACSB and NECHE accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Bentley is ranked at or near the top in several categories by US News & World Report, including Best Regional Universities North and Most Innovative Schools, with Bloomberg ranking Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs. Bentley’s high graduation and retention rates and top-ranked Pulsifer Career Center reflects a commitment to student success and inclusiveness. With a strong faculty of teacher-scholars, Bentley strives to be a “Force for Good” through the integration of business with the arts and sciences, and a strong emphasis on ethics and social responsibility. Providing a stimulating academic community for faculty, staff, and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world understanding into the classroom.


For full consideration, candidates must submit the following as part of the application:

1.    An up-to-date curriculum vitae

2.    A letter of interest

3.    A teaching statement, which should include a description of how the faculty member has demonstrated or intends to create and support an inclusive classroom environment

4.    A list of up to five papers

5.    A list of three references (names and contact information). Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.

For best consideration, please submit your application electronically on the Bentley University’s Careers webpage by January 16, 2024; however, applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the completion of the search process / until the position is filled.

For confidential inquiries, expressions of interest or nominations, please contact Alina Chircu, recruiting committee chair, at CIS faculty will be available at the AMCIS conference in August 2023 and ICIS conference in December 2023 for informal discussions regarding this position.

Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented or historically excluded groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 70408767
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
    Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Bentley University
  • Position Title: Endowed Chair Professor/Assoc Professor
  • Job Function: AI/Expert Systems
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: None

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