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Assistant Professor Specializing in Operations and Supply Chain Management or Business Analytics

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Dept of MIS, OM & Decision Sciences - 209330
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Position Summary:

The Department of MIS, OSC and Business Analytics (MOA) has an opportunity to be a part of a department where we stress collegiality, solutions to contemporary corporate issues, scholarship, excellence in teaching, and maintaining close ties between faculty members, students, and the business community. MOA invites applications for multiple positions at the Assistant Professor level, specializing in Business Analytics or Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). The expected starting date is August 16, 2023. The position entails teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and service to the community, university and profession.

The Department faculty are well known for their research, teaching, and professional service. Specifically, faculty have published numerous articles in major academic journals, served in editorial positions of leading academic journals and as key officers in major professional organizations, and are recognized across campus for their leadership. MOA offers undergraduate majors in MIS and OSC, a Master of Business Analytics, 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 degree programs offered by the department feature an applied capstone course in which students work with business organizations to develop and implement a solution to a current and meaningful problem.

Currently, the OSC and MIS majors average about 40 students per year each. Graduates are typically very well placed in the job market and are the highest paid graduates from like programs in Ohio. The newly launched MBAN graduates 20 to 30 students per year and continues to grow. Each program is partnered with an advisory board of business leaders that assist the program in various ways.

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’s 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 of Dayton is a Catholic and Marianist institution founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary. In the department and 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 diverse candidates to apply.

The University’s 382-acre campus is located at the southern edge of Dayton, Ohio. Dayton is the 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. With a burgeoning downtown area, 20 expansive metro parks, a vibrant arts scene, hundreds of miles of paved walking/biking trails (top in the nation!), a bike-(and now scooter!) share program, several historic neighborhoods, and the Dayton Aviation Heritage and National Historical Park. It is a great place for those who want a bit of everything with a low cost of living, great schools, and manageable traffic. See daytoncvb.com for more information about the area.

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 and teaching
  • Effective written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Completed Ph.D. by the start of the contract.
  • Successful experience in any or all of the following:
    • teaching in one or more areas of operations management, supply chain management, or business analytics.
    • teaching a range of topics within the operations and supply chain management disciplines.
    • leadership in a professional role
    • teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
    • 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.
    • collaborating with students and other constituents within the department and across campus e.g., faculty, staff, administration, or in a professional setting.
    • 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.
  • Effective oral communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Effective classroom management skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application consists of:

  • A one-page cover letter addressing all minimum qualifications and all pertinent preferred qualifications met
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for at least three references. References will be contacted later in the interview process.

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status. The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

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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