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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Practice in Business Analytics at the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University

  • 1.  Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Practice in Business Analytics at the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University

    Posted 13 days ago
    The Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems within the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business invites applications with a rich background in business analytics and a desire to facilitate interactions between industry and students and faculty. This position is a term faculty position with the possibility of renewal. Specific duties may include:
    • Working with partner organizations to solve business analytics challenges
    • Providing thought leadership in business analytics (demonstrated through the creation of white papers, blog posts, technical reports, and other forms of intellectual contribution)
    • Teaching business analytics and information systems courses
    • Representing the College and the University in business analytics councils and professional organizations
    • Assisting in the organization and execution of the annual Business Analytics Symposium
    • Other duties as assigned

    The Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University, established in 1984, conducts and shares research to educate tomorrow's business leaders so they are prepared to deal with multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges. The college offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Less than five percent of business schools worldwide receive this accreditation. Additional information can be found at Ivy College of Business - Ranked among the best
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    Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

    Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.

    Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

    Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

    All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

    • Candidates must have a Master's degree in information systems, computer science, statistics, mathematics, engineering, or a related discipline. 
    • The candidate must have at least five years professional experience solving business problems using a variety of analytical techniques, including, but not limited to, statistical and mathematical modeling techniques, machine learning techniques, linear and nonlinear optimization techniques, and simulation studies. 
    • For a senior ranking, candidates must have 6 years experience at an institution of higher education.
    • Must meet the college's faculty qualification standards for AACSB Accreditation.
    • Candidates are preferred to have a doctoral degree in information systems, computer science, statistics, mathematics, engineering, or a related discipline.
    • Certifications such as the Certified Analytics Professional or the various SAS certifications are also desirable.
    • Teaching experience with a high degree of student-industry interaction.

    To apply for this position, please click on  http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/38580 and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

    1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
    3) Contact Information for Three References

    If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

    Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



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    Jacquelyn Rees Ulmer
    Professor of Information Systems
    Iowa State University
    Ames IA
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