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Indian School of Business: Positions in Organisational Behaviour Area

The Indian School of Business (ISB) is an independent, research-driven, global business school in Hyderabad & Mohali, India. It is a collaborative effort of academicians, eminent business leaders, and entrepreneurs from around the world. The school launched its one year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP – on par with the best of two-year MBA Courses offered by other premier institutions worldwide) in June 2001, and has successfully graduated and placed twelve Classes of PGP students. The thirteenth batch of students started their classes in April 2013.

The ISB has a unique portfolio faculty model that accommodates a mix of accomplished resident faculty and visiting faculty from our associate schools, namely the Wharton School, the Kellogg School of Management, and the London Business School, as well as other leading business schools. Senior faculty members from our associate schools are designated as Area Leaders. They play a key role in the academic programmes and research at the ISB. In consultation with the resident faculty, they actively engage in formulating the curriculum, attracting the best faculty to the School, mentoring junior faculty, and providing direction to research in the relevant subject areas. Permanent faculty members at ISB have graduated from the best universities, primarily in the USA, Europe, Singapore and India and have published in leading academic journals in their respective fields. The School also provides a vibrant research environment for and benefits from the visiting scholars it hosts every year.

The school invites applications for full time tenure-track faculty positions in the area of Organisational Behaviour at all levels – Assistant (tenure-track), Associate (tenure-track or tenured), and Full Professor (tenured). Both campuses will function as parts of a single school, and faculty members may reside in either campus. Applicants must have an earned PhD from a reputed institution, excellent research and teaching skills, and must demonstrate the ability to produce scholarly work at the highest level, and also show the capability of becoming outstanding teachers. Applicants for senior appointments should have published extensively in top-tier refereed journals and must demonstrate a proven track record of ability to mentor junior faculty. As a new institution which aspires to be counted among the best in the world, ISB offers a unique opportunity for its senior faculty members to exert considerable influence over the culture and ethos of the school. The ISB has been ranked among the top 20 business schools globally by the Financial Times Global MBA rankings in the last several years.

The ISB has a tenure system similar to the top schools in the U.S. and is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation is competitive.The infrastructure and facilities at the ISB are excellent and compare favourably with those at the best business schools in the U.S. and Europe.

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV, sample publications and working papers and arrange for three reference letters to be sent, all in electronic form, to:

Professor Sridhar Seshadri at obrecruit@isb.edu with a copy to Assistant Professor Abhijeet K Vadera at Abhijeet_Vadera@isb.edu

Candidates interested in interviewing at the Academy of Management Meeting should submit their CV as soon as possible, ideally by Wednesday, 7/31, for first consideration.

For any queries, please contact Professor Vadera at Abhijeet_Vadera@isb.edu.

Call for Papers: ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN’ 13)

Call for Papers

Topics of interest include:

  • Novel social applications and systems
  • Systems and algorithms for social search
  • Infrastructure support for social networks and systems
  • Social properties in systems design
  • Clean-slate designs for social systems
  • Measurement and analysis of social and crowdsourcing systems
  • Graph analysis and visualization
  • Processing and query optimization for large graphs
  • Management of social network data
  • Modeling Social Networks and behavior
  • Streaming algorithms for social data
  • Benchmarking, modeling, performance and workload characterization
  • Information extraction and diffusion
  • Data mining and machine learning in social networks
  • Privacy in data collection and management
  • Privacy and Security in social systems
  • Privacy-preserving mechanisms for social and mobile data analysis
  • Information disclosure and its impact on social networks
  • Tracking social footprint / identities across social networks
  • Trust systems and trustworthiness of social content/media
  • Trust and reputations in social systems
  • Detection, analysis, prevention of spam, phishing, and misbehavior in social systems
  • Social and psychological understanding of these topics

Program Committee

Rakesh Agrawal, Microsoft Research, USA
Jussara Almeida, Federal University of Minais-Gerais, Brazil
Lerone Banks, Federal Trade Commission, USA
Steven Bellovin, Columbia University/FTC, USA
Smriti Bhagat, Technicolor Palo Alto, USA
Augustin Chaintreau, Columbia University, USA
Meeyoung Cha, KAIST, Korea
Graham Cormode, University of Warwick, UK
Jon Crowcroft, University of Cambridge, UK
Nilesh Dalvi, Facebook, USA
Amr El Abbadi, University of California Santa Barbara, USA (PC co-chair)
Peter Gloor, MIT, USA
Matthias Grossglauser, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Krishna Gummadi, Max-Planck Institute, Saarbrucken, Germany
Anne-Marie Kermarrec, INRIA, France
Balachander Krishnamurthy, AT&T Labs–Research, USA (PC co-chair)
Silvio Lattanzi, Google New York, USA
Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge, UK
Muthu Muthukrishnan, Microsoft & Rutgers University, USA
Daniele Quercia, Yahoo! Research, Barcelona, Spain
Jie Tang, Tsinghua University, China
Ben Zhao, University of California Santa Barbara, USA

Important dates:

Abstract submission due: Friday June 21 23:59 GMT
Paper submission due: Friday June 28 23:59 GMT
Acceptance notification: July 31
Camera-ready copy due: Mon September 2
Conference: Mon-Tue October 7-8, Boston

COSN 2013 allows two forms of submissions (PDF only):

Full papers (up to 12 pages including references) describing original research in detail
Short papers (up to 6 pages including references) conveying promising work/high-level vision

All submissions must satisfy the following requirements:

10-point font, two-column format, letter page size (11 x 8.5 inches)
Names / affiliations of all authors on title page
Submission site: http://cosn13.cs.ucsb.edu/
Use style file at http://cosn13.cs.ucsb.edu/sig-alternate-10pt.cls

Non-compliant submissions will be rejected without review.


General Chair: Muthu Muthukrishnan, Microsoft & Rutgers University
Publicity chair: Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIIT Delhi
Student travel grant chair: Ben Zhao, UC Santa Barbara
Local Arrangements Chair: Alan Mislove, Northeastern University
Registration chair: Christo Wilson, Northeastern University

COSN Steering Committee

Virgilio Almeida, Federal Univ of Minais Gerais, Brazil
Xiaoming Fu, Univ of Goettingen, Germany
Jon Crowcroft, Univ of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Balachander Krishnamurthy, AT&T Labs-Research, USA (Chair)
Ben Zhao, Univ of California Santa Barbara, USA

COSN Technical Advisory Committee

Sihem Amer-Yahia, CNRS, France
Krishna Gummadi, MPI, Germany
Anne-Marie Kermarrec, INRIA, France
Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University, USA
Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIIT Delhi, India

COSN is the result of merger of 6 workshops held over the last few years in various venues:

SNS (Eurosys)
HotSocial (KDD)