Tenure-Stream Position in Information Systems and Management Dalhousie University, Faculty of Computer Science

Tenure-Stream Position in Information Systems and Management

Dalhousie University is recognised internationally for our world-class academic programs and as one of
Canada’s leading research institutions. With our 200th anniversary on the horizon in 2018, Dalhousie
welcomes talented scholars to our home by the ocean and to join our mission to make a lasting impact
through the discovery, advancement and sharing of knowledge.

The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University (http://www.cs.dal.ca) is seeking to build new
capacity in the area of information systems and management. This is a probationary tenure-track,
tenure-track or tenured position as agreed at the time of hire and based on the applicant's previous
experience. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar who holds (or will have
completed) a PhD in accounting information systems or management information systems with a
strong technical background; or in Computer Science with a strong behavioural concentration; or a
related area. Evidence of a strong commitment to and aptitude for both research and teaching is
essential. The ideal candidate will be open to collaborative research within the Faculty.

We anticipate this appointment will be made at the associate professor level but we will consider an
assistant-level appointment. The successful candidate will have a research and teaching focus at the
intersection of computer science, information systems and organisational behaviour. The ideal
candidate’s teaching and research should have an applied focus on areas including design and
implementation, systems analysis and development with an understanding of the digital economy and
digital transformation.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (http://www.halifaxinfo.com), which is the
largest city in Atlantic Canada and affords its residents a high quality of life. Dalhousie University is a
member of the U15 research-intensive universities in Canada. The Faculty of Computer Science is a
research-intensive faculty within Dalhousie, with 30 faculty members, including Tier I and Tier II CRCs,
and approximately 1200 students, one quarter of whom are graduate students at the Master’s or
Doctoral level. It offers Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Master
of Computer Science, Master of Applied Computer Science, and PhD programs. The Faculty also
partners with other Faculties in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of
Health Informatics, and Master of Science, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics programs, and is
an active participant in the Interdisciplinary PhD program.

Applicants should have demonstrated potential to establish independent scholarly research. The
successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, develop graduate-level
courses, and support the Faculty’s initiatives. The applicant will be expected to establish a strong
externally-funded research program, supervise graduate student research, and foster existing and new
collaborations with government, industry, and with other members of Dalhousie’s research community.
Applications must include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching
interests, sample publications, and the names, email addresses and physical addresses of three
referees. A complete application must also include a separate completed Self- Identification
Questionnaire, which is available at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. Review of applications will
commence March 1, 2018.

Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement (see below), and request that
they forward letters of reference by email to the same address.

Submission address for application documents and reference letters:

Email preferred: ISM-search@cs.dal.ca
Dalhousie University Faculty of Computer Science
ATTN: Information Systems & Management Search
6050 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2 (Canada)


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