Visiting Scholar in Information Systems
University of California Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business
United States

Visiting Scholar in Information Systems


  • The Paul Merage School of Business - Paul Merage School of Business



Open date: November 15th, 2018
Last review date: December 15th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Visiting Scholar in Information Systems


The Information Systems Area of The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine announces a position in Business Analytics to begin as early as July 1, 2019 pending Budget approval. This is a one-year position, renewable for a second year with demonstrated teaching excellence. The position involves teaching in business analytics and/or information systems (payroll title: Lecturer). Qualified scholars pursuing their own research program will also be employed via a simultaneous researcher classification (payroll title: in the Specialist series). You will be expected to teach across all programs (undergraduate, Masters, PhD), some of which may occur at night and/or on weekends, including summers. You may be asked to develop an on-line or hybrid course consistent with the School's objectives and teaching needs. It is expected that the primary teaching responsibilities will be in the new Master of Science in Business Analytics program, in courses related to big data management, data architecture, and advanced data analytics.


We are seeking individuals with active research programs in information systems, preferably with a data analytics focus, that target top journals. The School is committed to research and scholarship with teaching responsibilities in Ph.D., MBA and Undergraduate Programs. A Ph.D. in Information Systems, or relevant discipline completed by Summer 2019 is required. Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience.


The Information Systems faculty have long been recognized for their research and scholarship. The School places its Ph.D. student graduates in the best research universities, and its MBA Program is highly ranked based on its reputation for preparing students for managerial careers based on organizational innovation and growth. To learn more about the Information Systems Area at


For information about the University of California, Irvine and The Paul Merage School of Business, learn more at



To apply, visit UC Irvine’s RECRUIT at Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

(1) Curriculum Vitae
(2) Cover Letter
(3) Statement of Research
(4) Statement of Teaching
(5) Statement of Contributions to Diversity 
(6) Two Letters of Recommendation
(7) Teaching Evaluations
(8) Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal (if others are co-authored)


DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by December 1, 2018.


The information systems faculty will be conducting interviews at the WISE conference in San Francisco (Dec. 16-18). Interviews will be scheduled in the first week of December.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact:

Linda Kang
Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
The Paul Merage School of Business 
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3125


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.



Irvine, CA



Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Required for final consideration. 

  • Statement of Research - Required for final consideration. 

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement. 
    Required for final consideration. 

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Required for final consideration. 

  • Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal - Required for final consideration. 

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required



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