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Assistant Professor of Practice Decision Sciences

Employer
University of South Dakota
Location
Vermillion, South Dakota
Salary
DOE
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

University of South Dakota

Assistant Professor of Practice Decision Sciences

Posting Number

F01424P

Department

USD-School of Business

Physical Location of Position (City)

Vermillion

Posting Text

The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business seeks applications for an assistant professor of practice (non-tenure track) in Decision Sciences for a position beginning in fall 2024. The Beacom School of Business is the flagship business school in South Dakota with programs consistently receiving high national rankings from U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review, and others. The Decision Sciences program is located within the Beacom School of Business, and faculty serve the needs of Decision Sciences majors and minors but also teach several courses in the Business Administration core that are taken by all business students.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate decision science courses, including production/operations management, project management, and business statistics. The faculty member is expected to provide an outstanding educational experience to students through classroom teaching, mentorship, and student activities outside the classroom. Duties include outstanding teaching, scholarly research or continuing professional development, and service to the Department, University, profession, and community. We have a particular need for a faculty member with experience and interest in operations management and statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes on the main campus in Vermillion, online, and occasionally in Sioux Falls, SD.

Minimum Qualifications A master’s degree in operations, project management, supply chain management, or a closely related field in decision sciences is required. Additionally, candidates must have potential for contribution to scholarship in decision sciences. Proficiency in oral and written communication also required.

Preferred Qualifications Candidates with private sector experience in operations management, or a closely related field are preferred. Candidates with prior teaching experience are preferred.

Closing Date Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Applicants MUST complete application through the University of South Dakota’s on-line application process found at: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.

Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671.

Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Beacom School of Business is the leading business school in South Dakota and the region offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our alumni have become global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics, and health services administration. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors in both Vermillion and Sioux Falls, including marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, health services administration, business administration, business analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and economics, as well as Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science in Business Analytics degrees in Vermillion as well as online. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students outside of class. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the best instructional methods.

The Beacom School of Business boasts:

  • accreditation by the AACSB International, placing Beacom School of Business among 5% of business schools similarly accredited worldwide.
  • an online MBA program ranked #23 in the “Top 25” programs by Princeton Review
  • more than $400,000 in scholarships to business students awarded each year
  • strong corporate relationships providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates

Please visit our website at http://www.usd.edu/business for more information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

USD is committed to fostering a dynamic and welcoming working and learning environment for all. USD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ideological, political, or sectarian opinions or perspectives; or race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, national origin or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. USD is committed to the principles of free expression and encourages the timely and rational discussion of topics in an environment that is intellectually and ideologically diverse.

Contact Information

Applicants MUST complete application through the University of South Dakota’s on-line application process found at: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/38315

Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671.

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