Assistant or Associate Professor of Operations/Analytics

California, United States
Salary Not specified
May 24, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of La Verne

Assistant or Associate Professor of Operations/Analytics

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

The Department of Applied Business Sciences and Economics in the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne seeks a candidate to fill a one-year temporary position in operations/Analytics to begin in Fall 2020. The Department seeks an individual who strives to be an outstanding teacher and scholar. The new faculty member is expected to demonstrate the ability to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals, to teach in a small-size environment, and to provide service to the university and community.

Specific Duties:
The workload is split into teaching 6 courses per year, research and scholarly activities, and community service and community engagement. Faculty is expected to teach Big Data Analytics with Hadoop, Structured Query Language (SQL), and Relational Database Management in the Master of Science in Data Analytics. In addition, the faculty member is expected to teach in the Master in Business Administration and the undergraduate business program.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in operations or closely related field from an institution accredited by AACSB. Doctoral candidates with a near completion are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a PhD in computer science with an emphasis on big data and relational databases are encouraged to apply.

2. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Experience working with a diverse student body is desirable.

3. Candidates should have a well-defined research agenda and potential to publish in quality peer-review journals within the area of expertise.

4. Any relevant practical industry experience is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation