The Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management United States

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national and international
perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity,
Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

The Cary Wellington Distinguished Chair in Business Analytics (Position #003410)
The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY seeks applications
and nominees for the Cary Wellington Chair in Business Analytics. The successful candidate must
be eligible to hold an appointment as a tenured full professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or
foreign degree equivalent in Information Systems, Business Analytics or a closely related discipline.
Candidates must demonstrate having achieved the following in a minimum of at least seven (7)
years of professional academic experience: research leadership; a track record of successfully
mentoring and collaborating with faculty and doctoral students; evidence of outstanding teaching; a
solid record of program building; and a willingness to play a key role in the growth, development
and governance of new programs in the school.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the new Master’s Program in Business Analytics.
We are seeking individuals with research and teaching interest in applying business analytics to
supply chain, decision making (consumer or managerial) and health care domains. Strong
econometric, analytical modeling and statistical analysis skills are required. We are also interested
in candidates with strong technical skills in areas such as data management. The successful
candidate will have duties that include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in their
departments, developing and maintaining robust programs of research and scholarship, as well as
service to the department, the School of Management and to Rensselaer.

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI):

Rensselaer is ranked among the top 50 national universities. The Lally school offers undergraduate,
masters, MBA and Ph.D. programs in business related disciplines including information
systems. Approximately 350 undergraduate students, 180 MBA/MS students and 25 Ph.D. students
are currently enrolled in the business school. The strategic goals at Rensselaer include becoming a
world leader in inter-disciplinary IT research and teaching.

The Lally School is a small business school with a focus on the intersection of management and
technology. Lally provides an intellectually stimulating environment where inter-disciplinary
research and collaborative efforts among faculty of various business disciplines are common. We
are seeking individuals who are interested in working in such an environment. Information about
the Lally School can be found at

For further information, contact: Professor T Ravichandran, Associate Dean for Research and Area
Coordinator, Marketing, Information Systems and Operations Management, email:,
tel: 518-276-2035. Application review will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:

To apply, qualified individuals must send a statement of research, a current CV and names of three
references to or to School of Management Faculty Recruitment c/o
Denise Posson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180.

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