Technology Management: Associate/Advanced Professor (Tenure-Track)
Technology Management: Associate/Advanced Professor (Tenure-Track)
About Sacred Heart University:
As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New
England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart
University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the
21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate,
doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus.
Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and
Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend
the University's eight colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences;
Communication, Media & the Arts; Computer Science &
Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of
Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the
Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and
St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic
institutions as it was established and led by laity. The
contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic
intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time
cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in
their own lives, professions and in their communities. The
Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 385 Colleges-2020
Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best 252 Business Schools-2019
Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated
radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an
impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance
About the Welch College of Business and Technology
SHU's Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) is AACSB-accredited and enrolls some 2,000 students. It is housed on Sacred Heart University's west campus, approximately one kilometer from main campus. Opened in Fall 2019, in the former world headquarters of General Electric, the west campus is focused on digital innovation and how it is transforming business in the 21st century. The campus includes state-of-the art labs, equipment, and studios to support research on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data analytics, financial computation, machine learning, augmented reality/virtual reality, and e-game design.
The Jack Welch College of Business & Technology offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Sports Management and Fashion Marketing & Merchandising. The School of Computer Science and Engineering (which is part of the WCBT) offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science/Information Technology, Game Design and Development, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The WCBT offers eight Master's programs: MS in Computer Science, MS Information Technology, MS Cybersecurity, MS Business Analytics, Masters in Business Administration, MS in Accounting, MS Finance and Investment Management, MS Human Resource Management, MS Digital Marketing, and the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA-Finance).
Nearly sixty full-time faculty and four staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the WCBT with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The WCBT is committed to enhancing its reputation and its engagement with the business community while raising its scholarly profile, and supporting faculty research and development.
The Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) invites applications for one tenure-track associate/advanced professor faculty position in the Department of Management, starting August 2021.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a MS in Technology Management Program. They will work with faculty across the business disciplines to cooperatively develop curriculum, co-curricular activities, and to support a growing interest in technology and data analytics. Strong candidates will demonstrate versatility and an ability to teach a variety of courses.
Specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to:
- Develop a MS in Technology Management program, with a particular interest supply chain and data analytics.
- Possess knowledge of development and assessment of curriculum.
- Teach technology management courses. Potential courses include supply chain management, operations management, data visualization, and data driven management decision-making.
- Conduct quality research in the areas of technology management.
- Participate in department, school, and university-level services
- Advise students, and student organizations
- Work with a diverse mix of individuals, programs, departments, and industry professionals.
- Fulfill the scholarship and service expectations of tenure-track/tenured faculty
A terminal degree in technology management, industrial engineering, engineering management, or a closely related field from an accredited program is required. An excellent teaching record and a demonstrated capability to contribute to high quality research in their field is also required. Applicants with a significant record of curriculum development are strongly preferred.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2020, with preliminary interviews planned by the end of the year.
Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of courses taught (if any), three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of current research, and samples of publications. If letters are not currently available to upload, please provide names of referees and contact information when prompted. Application materials must be submitted using Sacred Heart University online application process in order to be considered. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Kathy Dhanda (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. The University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.
Sacred Heart University respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer, applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.
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