Faculty Positions at the Decision Sciences Area ,Indian Institute of Management Bangalore , India
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Location: Bangalore, India
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Best in academics in India
Opportunities for consulting &sponsored research as per Institute norms
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: DS1
The Indian Institute of Management @ Bangalore (IIM-B) seeks to recruit two faculty positions for the Decision Sciences Area. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in (i) convex/nonconvex optimization and its interface with machine learning methods; and (ii) big data analytics, particularly natural language processing, neural nets, deep learning, etc. Candidates who can showcase their research relevance to an underlying business context would be preferred. The candidates will be expected to teach courses at the MBA/Ph.D. levels either in nonlinear programming or in big data analytics.
IIM-B provides plenty of options to work closely with both industry and government sectors, in addition to providing an excellent academic environment to conduct research and teaching. Decision Sciences is a dynamic and growing interdisciplinary area and offers a vibrant research environment and hosts well-established research groups in Statistics, Operations Research, and Data Analytics/Data Science. The candidate is expected to establish a strong research program that strengthens the department’s existing research and teaching capabilities, foster collaboration with existing faculty, mentor MBA and Ph.D. students, explore collaborations with industry, and contribute towards the growth of the Area, including but not limited towards the newly launched MBA in Business Analytics.
We invite applications for faculty positions at all levels. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must have completed (or be close to completing) their Ph.D. and demonstrate capability for carrying out high-quality research. IIM-B offers a generous package for tenure-track faculty, including reduced teaching loads, support for multiple domestic and international conferences, PhD students, and guidance/mentoring from senior faculty. Associate Professors should have a strong track record of research publications in top-tier journals and have an established teaching record. Full Professors are additionally expected to provide academic leadership towards the Area and the Institute. Faculty at IIM-B are expected to contribute towards the Institute’s MBA, Doctoral, and Executive Programmes.
The Institute follows the Reservation Policy of the Government of India for candidates belonging to OBC (Other Backward Classes), SC/ST (Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe), EWS (Economically Weaker Sections), and PwD (Persons with Disability). If your Nationality is Indian or OCI/Dual Citizenship, please indicate in your application which of the following categories you belong to OBC, SC/ST, EWS, PwD General.
Interested candidates may send their applications to :
The application should include a cover letter, latest CV, teaching statement, list of three references, an academic paper (or sample academic work), and certificate if belonging to any reserved category. Information about IIM-Bangalore is available at www.iimb.ac.in.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore is India’s top Research-focused business school with 110 full-time faculty members, 1200 students, and more than 5000 Executive Education professionals. We have an outstanding tradition of fostering excellence in research and teaching, and providing a supportive environment for students and faculty. Our vision is to advance ideas in management, innovation and entrepreneurship for business, government and society.