Field of Specialization: Canada Research Chair Tier II in Business Analytics
Academic Unit: Business
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track) or Tenured
Rank/Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2025
Closing Date: Complete applications will be accepted until the position is filled
The Sprott School of Business invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure track Canada Research Chair Tier 2 appointment in Business Analytics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning July 1, 2025.
To see the full position posting, please visit Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics/.
The Faculty seeks an emerging scholar specializing in Business Analytics with expertise in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, machine learning (ML), statistics, or other related areas. The ideal candidate would have an ongoing research program and a clear research agenda for the design and use of state-of-the-art analytics methodologies in business applications for problem solving and decision making; and demonstrable experience in acquiring and processing datasets that have clear business impact. The candidate’s expertise may span the areas of AI, data analytics, social/text analytics and/or data visualization with applications in various business functional areas such as marketing, supply chain, information systems, or other related areas. The Faculty would also welcome applications from computer scientists who aspire to steer their research into one or more of the above-mentioned areas of business.
Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.
For more details, please see the Canada Research Chairs Secretariat at https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/ and the Carleton Office for Research Initiatives and Services at https://carleton.ca/coris/.
We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Business with experience in mentoring students from such groups.
About the Academic Unit
Accredited by AACSB, Sprott School of Business is a full-service business faculty comprising multiple degree programs from undergraduate, professional graduate and graduate research programs. The School is recognized as a research-intensive faculty with world-leading researchers in many different areas and has strong and growing interactions with a rich community of industries, government organizations, and other organizations located in Canada’s National Capital region. For more
information, please visit: https://sprott.carleton.ca
We require the successful applicant to possess the following:
- a PhD in business/management with a focus on business analytics/information systems, or management sciences/operation research or management, applied statistics, computer science, or other related discipline;
- an outstanding record of research and peer-reviewed publications, relative to stage of career;
- a record of high-quality teaching and supervision, appropriate to stage of career;
- commitment to continuing improvement and excellence in teaching;
- capacity to attract external research funding; and
- evidence of, or potential for, collaboration with external partners (e.g. industry, government).
Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to email@example.com, including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of research publications or working papers as well as a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your discipline and on campus as well as your future plans. Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada. Three letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee will begin reviewing applications on February 6, 2024.
For candidates with a Ph.D. in disciplines other than business, please include a statement in the cover letter clarifying how your current research or forthcoming research under a CRC position will use AI and data analytics methods in business applications.
To help us develop our equity programs, a confidential equity and diversity self-identification survey will be sent to all applicants separately.
We invite all applicants to provide an optional Career Interruption Statement outlining any career interruptions https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/?p=1784.