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Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in Business Analytics or Operations and Supply Chain Management. (2 positions)

Apply now Job No: 499023
Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Dept of MIS, OM & Decision Sciences - 209330
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Position Summary:

There are two tenure track positions available, at the Assistant Professor level, specializing in Business Analytics or Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). Dependent upon qualifications, appointment at the Associate Professor level may be possible. The expected starting date is August 16, 2022. The position entails teaching, research, and service which is complimentary to departmental needs.

Department of MIS, Operations and Supply Chain Management, & Business Analytics

The Department offers undergraduate majors in MIS and Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSC), a Master of Business Analytics (MBAN), and supports the MBA program with a variety of courses. Additionally, the department offers undergraduate minors in Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cyber-Security Management, MIS, and OSC. The Department is responsible for supporting all business undergraduates and MBA students with courses in MIS, OPS, Business Analytics, and Statistics. All department degrees culminate with an applied capstone course in which students work with regional business organizations to develop and implement a solution to a current and meaningful problem.

Currently, the OSC major averages about 40 students per year. Graduates are typically very well placed in the job market and are the highest paid graduates from OSC programs in Ohio.

The Department faculty are well known for their research, teaching, and professional service. Faculty accomplishments include publishing numerous articles in major academic journals and serving in editorial positions of leading academic journals and as key officers in major professional organizations.

School of Business Administration

The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. It offers eight undergraduate majors through four academic departments, as well as an MBA and several specialized Master degree programs. The School includes several centers of excellence, including the Business Research Group, Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Davis Center for Portfolio Management, Hanley Trading Center, Fiore Talarico Center for Professional Selling, Center for the Integration of Faith and Work, and Center for Project Excellence. A business advisory council, consisting of senior executives from across the U.S., advises the dean on planning and development issues.

University of Dayton

The University’s 382-acre campus is located at the southern edge of Dayton, Ohio, which has a metropolitan area population of approximately one million. Dayton is the home of corporate headquarters for Lexis-Nexis and Reynolds & Reynolds. It is also the location of the largest Air Force R&D Center in the country and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

- ABD with near term completion of a Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Operations and Supply Chain Management, or a closely related discipline;
- Experience teaching business analytics, operations management, or supply chain management, at the university level;
- Potential for excellence in research;
- Effective written communication skills.

Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor requires holding a Ph.D. at the time of application and a record of teaching, research and service commensurate with the criteria for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor in the MOA department and School of Business Administration.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

- Completed Ph.D. by the start of the contract.
- Excellence in teaching in one or more areas of operations management, supply chain management, or business analytics.
- Successful experience teaching a range of topics within the operations and supply chain management disciplines.
- A strong potential of publishing in leading and high quality academic journals as evidenced by an on-going stream of research and by having scholarship already published or under review.
- Prior professional experience that includes a leadership role.
- Experience teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Facility with alternative teaching techniques, e.g. successful experience with experiential and active learning strategies to foster and maintain student engagement, successful use of learning resources, including technology and/or active learning strategies.
- Ability to teach effectively in undergraduate and graduate courses.
- Effective oral communication skills.
- Effective interpersonal communication skills.
- Successful experience collaborating with students and other constituents within the department and across campus, e.g. faculty, staff, administration, or in a professional setting.
- Able to articulate an understanding of and concurrence with the value placed by the University on theory-to-practice, practical wisdom, and service to the community.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be received by October 7, 2021. Faculty will be interviewing applicants at the INFORMS conference. Video conference interviews can be accommodated if necessary. Please submit a cover letter addressing all minimum and preferred qualifications met, CV, and contact information for three references. If you do not currently have a Ph.D, a letter from your Chair/advisor is required indicating that a dissertation proposal defense is completed or near completion. Other documents may be required at a later stage.

Please direct questions via email to our search Chair at: OPS2021@udayton.edu

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at :http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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