Assistant Professor of Business Analytics (Tenure Track, F0394A1)

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University seeks highly qualified applicants for a tenure track assistant professor position in the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences beginning July 25, 2021.

Responsibilities: Conduct research that results in high-quality scholarly publications; 6 hours of teaching per semester while on tenure-track, including undergraduate, MBA level courses based on departmental needs; service to the university and professional community.

About the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences (ITDS): The Department of ITDS consists of a collegial group of faculty who are championing exciting initiatives to increase research impact and engagement with the business community. We offer majors and degrees in IT, Business Analytics, and Maritime and Supply Chain Management at undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. levels. The link of the Department web page is:

About the Strome College of Business: The Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences is part of Strome College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school. The College is home to eight disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, information technology and decision sciences, international business, and public service. Our online MBA program is ranked among the top 25 Online MBA Programs by Princeton Review and among the top 50 online MBA Programs by US News. Our undergraduate business programs are also among US News’ Best Undergraduate Business Programs.

About Old Dominion University: Old Dominion University is an internationally-oriented, state-supported institution of more than 20,000 diverse students. The university is located in the greater Hampton Roads area with a population of about 1.5 million. The area is rich in recreational and cultural activities and has one of the best natural harbors on the East Coast. We are located within three hours of Washington, DC. The resort city of Virginia Beach with miles of beaches is only half-an-hour drive towards the East and the beauty and magnificence of the Shenandoah Mountains are a few hours to the West. Colonial Williamsburg is also within an hour’s drive from campus.

Minimum Qualifications - Education:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree with an emphasis in Business Analytics, Management Sciences, Business Statistics, Operations Management, or a related field from an AACSB accredited business school.  Ph.D. student applicants in an All-but-Dissertation (ABD) status will be considered, if and only if they can receive a qualified Ph.D. degree before the time of appointment.

Minimum Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

Applicants must be capable of teaching a variety of Business Analytics, Business Statistics, Management Science, and Operations Management courses. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required for this position.

Applicants should be able to publish research articles in high-quality academic journals.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with

  • Accepted /published articles or with a well-established research pipeline;
  • Prior publications in high-quality research journals or other evidence of research potential;
  • Previous teaching experience in business analytics, operations management, and supply chain management at the college level;
  • Proficiency in Excel, R, data mining tools, mathematical programming software, data analytics, and related areas;
  • Interest in industry / business community engagement experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (who will be prompted by the application system to submit a recommendation letter if the candidate progresses), unofficial/official graduate transcripts, teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and teaching evaluations (if available), at

Should you have any questions, please contact Dr. Weiyong Zhang at 

A selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Review of applicants will begin April 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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