Assistant Professor in Business Analytics

Company:Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Location:Colombia / Bogotá


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time



The School of Economics and Business (Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, FCEA) at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana invites applications for a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of business analytics. We are looking for high-quality candidates with a Ph.D. in business analytics or related areas (e.g., operations research, operations management, information systems, business economics, industrial organization) to teach and conduct research in the Department of Business Administration. We provide incentives for publication, research funds, as well as the possibility of hiring junior research assistants. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. The candidate is expected to start by Fall 2022 or as soon as possible.


Located in the modern, eastern area of Bogotá, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ) is a non-profit and private higher education institution. It was founded in 1623 by the Society of Jesus and is currently one of the oldest and most prestigious Colombian universities. PUJ ranks among the top institutions in the country (#1 in Colombia according to the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Ranking and #3 according to the 2022 QS Ranking). The mission of the PUJ is to educate professionals that stand out as a result of their academic formation, human values, ethics, a deep awareness of societal issues, and a commitment to social responsibility.


The Department of Business Administration is part of the School of Economics and Business (FCEA). FCEA has undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting, business administration and economics, including a doctoral program in Economics.

Our department offers an undergraduate program in Business Administration, an undergraduate program in Finance, and several graduate programs, including an MBA, and an EMBA. Our faculty consists of roughly 40 full-time members in four key areas: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management, Organizations & Strategy, Finance, and Marketing.


The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and its Department of Business Administration foster intradisciplinary work. The candidate is expected to be (i) strong in analytics techniques and (ii) open to develop interdisciplinary applications in the different areas of business research (business economics, finance, marketing, strategy, etc.). Research in sustainability has a key cross-disciplinary interest in the department / faculty.


Our working conditions include a start-up period with a two-course teaching load per semester and the possibility to hire students for teaching and research assistance. We also
provide incentives for publication as well as an attraction bonus (subject to certain requirements).


Duties of a faculty member will include in varying proportions: a) teaching activities, b) research activities, and c) academic service activities.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022. Applications received after that date will be considered until the positions are filled.


  • Ph.D. completed or near completion (e.g., through the last year of doctoral studies).
  • Languages: English (required); Spanish (not required, but willingness to learn is necessary).
  • A promising research agenda.
  • Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the field.

Applications must contain:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. A sample work (e.g., published paper / job market paper / working paper)
  4. Teaching evaluations (if available)
  5. Teaching and research statements
  6. Two letters of recommendation, sent by referees directly to Ms. Angie Cepeda (Department Administrative Officer,

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We welcome candidates of any gender and geographical origin.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.


Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and one of the largest metropolitan areas in Latin America. Its cultural offerings and its food scene are rivaled by only a few (take a look here: In addition, its airport (El Dorado) offers direct flights to several US and European hubs.

Send your application by email with the subject line BUSINESS ANALITICS POSITION --YOUR NAME, to Ms. Angie Cepeda ( Please visit our university’s website at

Should you any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Dr. Mónica Ramos Mejía (, Department Chair)

Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas – Departamento de Administración

Carrera 7ª No. 40-62 Piso 4° PBX 3208320 Ext. 3156 Fax: 3208320 Ext. 3200 Bogotá, D.C., Col.

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