Department:Lundquist College of Business, Department of Operations and Business Analytics Rank:Assistant Professor Annual Basis:9 Month
Application Deadline November 1, 2018; position open until filled
Required Application Materials Applicants should provide: (1) a cover letter, (2) a vita summarizing education, publication record, service, and professional experience, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) copies of scholarly working papers or publications, (5) a teaching portfolio including syllabi of courses taught and teaching evaluations, and (6) contact information for three references who can submit confidential letters of recommendation. Materials may be combined if needed to upload to available fields on the application.
The position will remain open until filled. The final candidate must successfully complete a criminal background check.
The Lundquist College of Business and the University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. In particular, candidates should describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups.
Position Announcement One or more full-time, tenure-track position openings in the operations and business analytics area are available at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within the Operations and Business Analytics (OBA) Department at the Lundquist College of Business. For one position opening, we seek candidates pursing data-oriented methodologies, as part of the University of Oregon’s Presidential Initiative in Data Science.
Department or Program Summary Faculty within the OBA department span both the operations and data-analytics domains. The department has recently increased capacity in the business analytics area, building upon its traditional strengths in operations management and statistics research. OBA faculty at the University of Oregon are committed to rigorous, high-quality research, and publish in leading journals such as Management Science, POM, MSOM, JASA, OR, Decision Sciences, EJOR, and DSS. Beyond their commitment to research, OBA department faculty are also dedicated instructors who teach students how to manage complex operations by leveraging data to make informed decisions. The department’s curriculum includes undergraduate and graduate level courses in business analytics, project management, supply-chain management, predictive modeling, machine learning, big data, databases and querying, and e-business.
Minimum Requirements Assistant Professor Level: Ph.D. degree in operations management or business analytics (by time of appointment) with demonstrated potential for teaching and research excellence.
Experienced Assistant/Associate Professor level: Ph.D. degree, demonstrated superior teaching competence and a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication in high quality academic journals.
Preferred Qualifications • Portfolio of research papers including publication(s) in top-tier OM/OR journals; • Evidence of superior teaching as a course instructor of record.
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