ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Location
Kansas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 15, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Description


The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Business Analytics. The start date is August 8th, 2021. Potential candidates will mainly teach graduate classes for a new Master of Science in Business Analytics, including optimization, simulation, data mining, machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence algorithms using Python or/and R in a business context. Candidates should be willing to teach using various instructional modalities (face to face, online, blended) and engage with the local industry to provide applied learning opportunities for the students. Candidates should also demonstrate an active and ongoing research agenda that leads to peer reviewed publications and conference presentations. Some service activities at the university, professional, and local community level are expected from every faculty member.

 

Wichita, KS is known as “The Air Capital of the World” given the large number of aircraft manufacturing companies that call Wichita home. The Barton School of Business works closely with the business community, which provides research opportunities for faculty and keeps our curriculum relevant. The candidate will be a faculty member in the department of Finance, Real Estate, and Decision Sciences (FREDS), which offers programs in Finance, MIS, BA, and Supply Chain with a cross-disciplinary focus that give students the skills to bridge functional business areas by applying expertise in analytics, information systems, and/or supply chain management.

 

Requirements

 

Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Business Analytics or a closely related area from an AACSB accredited College of Business. Candidates at an advanced stage of their doctoral studies (ABD) will be considered if they demonstrate capability of completing their degree requirements before the effective date of appointment. Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of:

  • Teaching effectiveness in Business Analytics classes
  • Research that result in scholarly research and presentations
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

 

Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research interests focus on methodological applications or decision-making supported by big data, business analytics, and/or business intelligence.


Qualified candidates should submit their full application package on the People Admin site of the university at http://jobs.wichita.edu 

 

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs, or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience.  Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

 

About Wichita State University

Wichita State is distinctive for opening pathways to applied learning, applied research and career opportunities, alongside unsurpassed classroom, laboratory, and online education. The university's beautiful 330-acre main campus is a supportive, rapidly expanding learn-work-live-play environment, where students gain knowledge and credentials to prepare for fulfilling lives and careers. Students enjoy a wide selection of day, evening, and summer courses in more than 200 areas of study at the main campus and other locations throughout the metro area and online. WSU's approximately 16,000 students come from every state in the U.S. and more than 100 other countries. Wichita State's Innovation Campus is an interconnected community of partnership buildings, laboratories, and mixed-use areas where students, faculty, staff, entrepreneurs and businesses have access to the university's vast resources and technology. For more information, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/wichitastate and Facebook at www.facebook.com/wichitastate.

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