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Chaired Professor in Digital Innovation
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2018
Title Chaired Professor in Digital Innovation
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Department School of Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Hoboken, NJ
    United States
  • Professor
  • Economics

Job Description

Stevens Institute of Technology

School of Business


Digital technologies are transforming the way companies organize, market, innovate, produce, and deliver services. This transformation occurs under the label of digital innovation, and it has implications for individuals, organizations, and society. As a business school with technology at its core, the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology is strengthening its research and teaching programs in line with these developments by adding faculty members in related disciplines.

We invite nominations and applications for appointment as the Shulman Chair of Digital Innovation. The position has tenure or accelerated tenure-track status at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications. The endowed position comes with a reduced teaching load, discretionary research funds, and an annual stipend.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarship in Digital Innovation, Information Systems, Management Science, Marketing, or related fields that merits appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

Candidates should have a substantial and demonstrated research program and high promise for publications at the highest level, as well as external funding. Candidates should be able to successfully develop and lead new research initiatives as well as create academic programs. Candidates must have a doctorate in Information Systems, Management Science, Computer Science, Business Administration or a closely related discipline. Candidates should have a strong interest in shaping the research agenda of the School of Business, as well as a demonstrated ability to teach successfully. The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

School of Business faculty are active in research involving social computing, collective intelligence, process innovation, finance and analytics. Faculty also publish at the highest level within their disciplines, including in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Management Science. Candidates are expected to publish in top journals in their field, complement and enhance the research activities of the school with their own scholarly activities, and advise Ph.D. students. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level, participate in curricular development, student advisement and the school’s robust series of public events in addition to their primary role of pursuing a strong research agenda.

About the School: Stevens Institute of Technology is a private institution located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Hoboken is a vibrant, walkable community in close proximity to Manhattan and has been ranked among the 12 best college towns in the country by Princeton Review. The School of Business has a special focus on technology and innovation and encourages interdisciplinary research. The school offers MBA and Executive MBA degrees, eight Masters degrees in areas such as Information Systems, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Finance, Financial Engineering, Technology Management, and a Doctoral program in Business Administration, as well as undergraduate degrees in Business and Quantitative Finance. The School of Business is AACSB-accredited, and several of its graduate programs have been ranked among the top 10 in the country. Stevens Institute of Technology works closely with local and global industries as well as government
organizations on various research projects. Please visit our webpage for further details:

How to apply: Candidates are invited to apply via the Stevens Institute of Technology website at  (Requisition RQ18207) and also to submit a cover letter expressing their interest in the position, a current CV, a statement describing their specific areas of research interest in the area of digital innovation, a proposed research agenda to grow the area, and three references to: Susan Pavelchak, School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, (

The School of Business at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

School of Business

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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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