Open Rank Faculty - Business/Data Analytics - (FAC001630)



The Department of Decision and Information Sciences (DISC) in C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Business Analytics as this domain relates to the Management Information Systems (MIS) discipline.

Ideal applicants will have strong modeling, quantitative, and data management skills, and experience or research that relates to strategic areas of focus for the College particularly business analytics and healthcare administration. Desirable applicants will also be boundary spanners within other areas of our department (MIS and SCM). Experience in mentoring women and minorities in STEM fields is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in MIS, Business Analytics, or a closely related discipline. The start date for a hired applicant will be Fall 2021. This search is open to rank. A hired applicant will have to (a) publish in top-tier and highly respected journals, (b) contribute to the mentoring and development of Ph.D. students and (c) teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The college offers generous research support and a competitive annual teaching load.

The University of Houston is a major urban university, committed to academic excellence, and located on a 550-acre campus three miles from downtown Houston. With an enrollment of about 46,000 students representing more than 130 nations, the University of Houston is one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is AACSB accredited with 4,600 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and Ph.D.

According to leading business magazines like Kiplinger's, Business Week, and Forbes, Houston is the Best Place to Live, Work and Play; the Best U.S. City to Earn a Living; the Best City to Buy a Home, and the Best City for Recent College Graduates. The low cost of living enables a high quality of life, where one can have suburban living in the heart of a great metropolis. Houston is also The Energy Capital of the World, second only to New York City in the number of Fortune 500 company headquarters, a major healthcare center, and home of the largest US port in total foreign trade and imports. Of the world's 100 largest non-U.S. based corporations, more than half have operations in Houston. The vibrant Houston business community provides Bauer College of Business faculty members with exceptional opportunities for conducting collaborative industry research. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, we seek to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Additionally, the University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

To ensure full consideration, applicants should apply via http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ by January 15, 2021. Letters of reference and copies of publications are not desired at this time.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in MIS, Business Analytics, or a closely related discipline. Ideal applicants will have strong modeling, quantitative, and data management skills, and experience or research that relates to strategic areas of focus for the College particularly business analytics and healthcare administration. Desirable applicants will also be boundary spanners within other areas of our department (MIS and SCM). Experience in mentoring women and minorities in STEM fields is desirable.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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