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Assistant / Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Analytics

University of San Francisco
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Assistant / Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Analytics & Information Systems
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Assistant / Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Analytics & Information Systems

Job Summary:
Position: The School of Management at the University of San Francisco is accepting applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems.

The business world is in a time of great change, with the analytics revolution driving the transformation of all aspects of business. The San Francisco Bay Area is at the epicenter of these changes, and here at USF we have a great opportunity - and responsibility - to prepare our students to thrive in this world.

Person: We seek an individual excited about teaching undergraduate and graduate business students, conducting high-quality research, and being an active part of a dynamic community of teachers and scholars. We prefer to add a colleague with leadership skills who is interested in helping us grow and develop innovative programs to serve the University and the broader community.

Full Job Description:

Teaching: Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for teaching excellence along with a desire to work in a collaborative, team-teaching setting. Skills in teaching operations management, information systems, business analytics, and/or, programing are highly desirable.

Business Context: It is essential that the candidate be socialized to business and have a strong understanding of how technical knowledge and capabilities are used to create and communicate actionable managerial insight to drive business outcomes. We strongly prefer candidates with substantial relevant work experience and/or research directly related to the practice of their discipline. The ideal candidate will be motivated to participate in courses and programs that are closely aligned with current and emerging business trends.

Scholarship: We seek teacher-scholars with a strong interest in research that is grounded in business practice. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the use of data-driven analytics to drive business process change. Candidates must demonstrate potential

for an active research agenda.

Requirements for Position: The successful candidate must have completed a research doctorate in Operations Management, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Management Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Economics, or a related field from an accredited university. Applicants who are currently doctoral students must be on course to complete all degree requirements by May 31, 2022.

As a Jesuit institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are fully embraced at all levels of the University. An applicant interested in a position in the business analytics and information systems department must have a strong lens of equity and experience working with diverse students, faculty, and staff. In addition, applicants should have a demonstrated ability or plan to cultivate an inclusive classroom and working environment that would support USF's Jesuit mission.

The School of Management: Our school offers bachelor and master degree programs in business, nonprofit, and public administration. Most undergraduate students are based on the Hilltop Campus in Malloy Hall, a modern, purpose-built facility with classrooms, offices, and gathering spaces.

Graduate programs are housed in a modernized historic building in downtown San Francisco, within walking distance of many leading technology companies, a thriving startup community, and a number of well-established companies in financial services, retailing, hospitality, and other industries. The school has accreditation from AACSB, NASPAA, and WASC.

It is an exciting time to be at the University of San Francisco's School of Management. Our MBA program was recently ranked as one of the top 100 in the world by US News and World Report overall and as one of the top 25 MBAs for business analytics. Our new full-time MS in Information Systems in thriving. We just launched a new BSBA major in Business Analytics that is growing rapidly.

Working here offers the opportunity to participate in a collaborative and supportive environment with colleagues who have substantial business experience and research expertise. The school welcomes inter-disciplinary and practice-oriented scholarship, as well as discipline-based and theoretical academic research.

The University of San Francisco: Since 1855, the University of San Francisco has dedicated itself to offering daring and dynamic educational programs. USF is committed to being a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective. We are committed to educating hearts and minds to cultivate the whole person, to pursuing learning as a lifelong humanizing and liberating social activity, and to making excellence the standard for teaching, scholarship, creative expression, and service. Inspired by a faith that believes in and strives for justice, we endeavor to humbly and responsibly engage with and contribute to the cultural, intellectual, economic and spiritual vitality of the San Francisco Bay Area and of the global communities to which we belong.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

To Apply: For more information and to apply online, please go to to submit a cover letter, CV, sample teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference. In addition, all candidates should submit a Diversity Statement demonstrating their approach to DEI in a higher educational context. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit

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