The Department of Operations and Information Management in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions focused on business analytics, information systems, supply chain management, computer security, and/or other technical areas of focus of the department at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to begin in Fall 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.
The Department of Operations and Information Management, one of five academic departments in the School of Business, offers undergraduate majors in Management Information Systems (MIS), in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM), and in Business Data Analytics (BDA). The department also offers the highly ranked MS in Business Analytics and Project Management, is active in delivering the School’s Executive MBA and MBA (full and part-time), and has a strong Ph.D. program.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality research publications in business analytics, information systems, supply chain management, computer security and/or other technical areas of focus of the department. In addition to research, the individual will be expected to teach appropriate courses at the undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. levels as well as being active participants in outreach and service activities. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
Earned Ph.D. in Information Systems, Operations Management, Operations Research or related field expected by the start date of the appointment. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
Applicants should demonstrate a potential to establish a successful research and scholarship record supported by copies of published/working papers and manuscripts with potential for publication in leading academic journals in business analytics, information systems, supply chain management, computer security and other technical areas of focus of the department.
Promise of excellence in teaching supported by evidence of superior classroom performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Effective communication skills.
A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.
Applicants at higher ranks should possess an excellent record of research, teaching performance, and involvement in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education, commensurate with the rank they are seeking.
Applicants at the ranks of associate and full professor should have a record of contribution through research, teaching, and public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience and evidence of service to the university, the field, or the profession through leadership in professional organizations, editorial activities, and successful involvement in undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum development.
These are full-time, nine-month, tenure-track positions with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019. The primary academic appointment for the successful candidates will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other UConn regional campuses or in on-line instruction. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2019128 in the document title for each document submitted:
A cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above.
Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.)
Research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.)
Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.)
Samples of research such as working papers, journal articles, or books
Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.
Application review is on a rolling basis, but applications fully received by November 15, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019128)
For more information regarding the Department of Operations and Information Management please visit the department website at www.opim.uconn.edu.
Inquiries other than applications can be directed to
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Internal Number: 2019128
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