Assistant / Associate Professor in Business Analytics
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Operations Research Professionals
Assistant / Associate Professor in Business Analytics
Brief Summary of Work for this Position The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Information Systems within the Cameron School of Business seeks an outstanding faculty member for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Business Analytics. This is a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, scheduled to begin Fall Semester 2024. The Assistant/Associate Professor will be responsible for teaching in the business analytics discipline, scholarly research, and practice that advances the understanding of business analytics.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A Ph.D. or ABD in Business Analytics, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods, or a related area is required or must be obtained within a first academic year of employment from an AACSB Accredited School.
Candidates should be proficient in both online and face-to-face teaching, for both graduate and undergraduate audiences.
The ideal candidate will be able to teach all areas of business analytics including descriptive and predictive analytics.
A focused research agenda with an established record of publication or strong potential for publication is expected
Ph.D. in Business Analytics or Operations Management
Evidence of a distinguished record of teaching both face-to-face and online courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Evidence of scholarly research in business analytics or related area.
Experience and ability to engage with the business community on matters related to business analytics, including the ability and willingness to play an active role on the Congdon School’s business analytics advisory board.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems is part of UNCW’s Cameron School of Business and supports the B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management, the B.S. in Information Technology, and the B.S. in Cybersecurity. At the graduate level, the school supports the MBA, M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems, M.S. in Business Analytics, and M.S. in Supply Chain Management.
College/School Information UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.
The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.
University Information The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.
Special Notes to Applicants It is anticipated that up to 2 hires will be made with a rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.
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