Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management

The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in September 2019. Successful candidates will be expected to teach Business Analytics and/or Actuarial Science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop a research program; advise students; contribute to the achievement of all aspects of the Department’s mission; and serve the profession.


The successful candidate must possess a Ph. D. or DBA from an AACSB accredited institution in a relevant field, such as analytics, information systems, mathematics, statistics, econometrics, operations, actuarial science, or management science. Candidates who are expected to complete their degree by July 31, 2019 are also encouraged to apply.  Previous experience teaching business analytics and/or actuarial science courses, particularly on modeling, optimization, and simulation, at either the undergraduate or graduate level is strongly preferred.  Continuous research activity in business analytics, information systems, management science, or actuarial science is expected. Interest in interdisciplinary collaboration is preferred.  Other professional work and activities in any of the related fields will also be considered a plus.


The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.


The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management is housed in the College of Business Administration (CBA), which holds both business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International — a hallmark of excellence in business education that has been earned by less than 5% of the world's business schools.  The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.


Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2018 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.


All applicants must apply directly to our website at and attach the following:

  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae
  • detailed statement of teaching philosophy and goals
  • detailed statement of research interests, plans, goals and needs
  • statement outlining a commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students
  • names and contact information for three references. Recommendation letters and graduate transcripts will be requested once the interview candidates are identified


The final candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to employment.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received no later than October 1, 2018.


Please indicate any conferences you are planning to attend in the cover letter.  While a conference interview is not mandatory, we will have representatives to meet with interested candidates at AIS’s ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems) and ASA’s Conference on Statistical Practice.


Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.