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Assistant Professor (Analytics-Big Data)

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 8/19/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Assistant Professor (Analytics/Big Data)
School of Accountancy
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution by the date of appointment. If all requirements for the doctorate have not been completed by August 15, 2019, a one-year term appointment at the rank of Instructor, at a lower salary, will be offered. Applicants must have a specialization or strong interest in Analytics/Big Data. Additional specialization or interest in Auditing and/or Accounting Information Systems is desirable. Candidates must exhibit: 1) potential to produce quality scholarly research publications (established record of publication preferred) in top journals in the data analytics areas, such as business intelligence, decision analysis, big data, and cybersecurity; 2) demonstrated teaching experience, or teaching interest, in data analytics. Special consideration will be given to applicants with relevant coursework, and/or real-world experiences in data analytics. Professional certification and experience is preferred.

Duties: Maintain an active program of research publishable in leading academic journals. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in individual's specialization and in data analytics (typical teaching load for research-active faculty is six hours (2 courses) per semester). Advise and mentor graduate students; participate in School, College, University, and professional or community service as a representative of the School of Accountancy.

General Information: The Southern Illinois University Carbondale College of Business and School of Accountancy are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, visit the website at http://www.aacsb.edu) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We have approximately 1,000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. We offer Bachelor of Science undergraduate academic degree programs in our departments of Management, Finance, Marketing and our School of Accountancy. We offer graduate academic degrees in master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, and a PhD in Business Administration. Please visit our website at http://www.business.siu.edu. The University is located in Carbondale, Illinois, approximately one hundred miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri. The University has an average enrollment of approximately 14,000 students.

Start Date: August 16, 2019

Application Deadline: September 17, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vita; evidence of university-level teaching experience (if any); evidence of a strong commitment to scholarly research; and complete contact information for three references by email to acctsearch@siu.edu, or by post mail to (electronic submissions preferred):

Chair, Tenure-Track Faculty Search Committee
School of Accountancy, Mail Code 4631 
SIU Carbondale
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Telephone: 618-453-2289
Fax: 618-453-1411


SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale