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Assistant Professor, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

  • 1.  Assistant Professor, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

    Posted 8 days ago

    The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) at the University of Florida is inviting applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in FinTech starting August 2022. We are looking to identify individuals with outstanding potential for excellence in research in the application of AI in FinTech, including but not limited to the areas of platform business models, crowdfunding, and/or blockchain technologies. The new hire will teach courses in AI and Business Analytics in our current graduate programs.

    The successful applicant will join the University of Florida's (UF) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative (https://ai.ufl.edu) aimed at advancing UF to a national and world-wide leader in the application of AI. This initiative is supported by a $70 million initial investment and implementation of the most powerful AI supercomputer in higher education in the world, as well as the hiring of 100 new faculty members in a highly collaborative framework for inter-college collaboration.  

    Our department currently offers undergraduate, master's and Ph.D. programs in ISOM. Our master's program is the largest graduate program in the Warrington College of Business. The faculty members in our department are well known researchers with interests in Information Systems, Operations Management, and the interface thereof. We encourage potential candidates to access the department web site at warrington.ufl.edu/isom to obtain more information about the research interests of our faculty as well as the programs we offer.

    We will accept applications until November 22nd, 2021. The interviews are scheduled via both online and at INFORMS and ICIS conferences.  Applicants are required to apply after registering within the University of Florida Jobs website at the following https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/81959/

    This is the ONLY way that the University of Florida accepts applications. Please upload the following: (a) a cover letter with a curriculum vita, (b) three letters of recommendation; (c) official transcripts; (d) one recent publication or working paper, and (e) teaching evaluations (if available). Only complete applications will be given further consideration.

    Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

    The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.



    Requirements

    At a minimum, candidates will be required to have a Ph.D. in Business, Computer Science, Economics, or related disciplines with demonstrated research in the application of AI in FinTech by August 2022.

    Applicants are required to apply after registering within the University of Florida Jobs website at the following https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/81959/.  This is the ONLY way that the University of Florida accepts applications. Please upload the following: (a) a cover letter with a curriculum vita, (b) three letters of recommendation; (c) official transcripts; (d) one recent publication or working paper, and (e) teaching evaluations (if available). Only complete applications will be given further consideration.




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    Liangfei Qiu, Ph.D.
    PricewaterhouseCoopers Associate Professor
    ISOM Ph.D. Coordinator
    Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
    Warrington College of Business
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, Florida 32611-7169, USA
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