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Faculty Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics at Montclair State University, NJ

  • 1.  Faculty Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics at Montclair State University, NJ

    Posted 11 days ago



    DATE
                                                   September 9, 2021               

    RANK AND SPECIALIZATION       Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Management and Business Analytics

    DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL               Information Management and Business Analytics / Feliciano School of Business

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    The Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the Department of Information Management and Business Analytics at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels, starting September 1, 2022.  Candidates holding tenure at their current institution are invited to apply.

    The candidate selected will be expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in both face-to-face and online delivery modes.  Candidates with experience developing and/or teaching in online formats will be given preference.  In addition, the candidate is expected to pursue scholarly research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals; engage in outreach activities with the local business community; increase the visibility of the Business Analytics programs; serve on department, school, and university-level committees; advise students; and participate in innovative curricular development activities.  The ability to develop collaborative relationships across disciplines and with external agencies is preferred.

    THE UNIVERSITY
    Montclair State University is a nationally recognized R2 research doctoral institution that empowers students, faculty, and researchers to rise above their own expectations. Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, the University today has 10 colleges and schools that serve 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students with more than 300 doctoral, master's and baccalaureate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 252-acre suburban campus just 12 miles from New York City, Montclair State welcomes a diverse population of students, many of whom are first generation, and delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive and sophisticated academic environment.

    THE FELICIANO SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS

    The mission of the Feliciano School of Business is to transform today's students into tomorrow's business leaders.  The School, which is accredited by AACSB International, offers distinctive programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level including a BS in Business Administration (ten concentrations), BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA, MS in Accounting, MS Business Analytics, various graduate level certificates and minors and certificates for non-business students.  Among the School's strengths are a world-class faculty and staff, a diverse and driven student body, an engaged network of alumni and strong corporate and institutional partnerships.  Both academics and program-related activities are focused on student success and providing experiential opportunities beyond the classroom. The Ellyn A. McColgan Center for Student Services offers results-driven advising and career guidance to students, as well as access to internships, coops and mentorship support.  The School also houses the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, which fosters innovation and nurtures an extensive community of followers through interdisciplinary programs and events.  The Feliciano School of Business is highlighted in The Princeton Review's Guide to the Best 295 Business Schools and ranked among the top part-time and online MBA programs by U.S. News and World Report and Fortune Magazine.

    Nearly 105 full-time faculty and 35 staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities.  The Department of Information Management and Business Analytics (IMBA) offers a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Management of Information Technology (MIT) and Business Analytics (BA), a minor in Business Analytics, two graduate certificate programs in Business Analytics and Project Management, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA).  The department also supports the MBA Program, teaching both required and elective MIT and BA graduate courses.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Qualified candidates must hold a Doctorate in Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Decision or Data Sciences, Industrial or Systems Engineering, or Information Systems or closely related fields (or be expected to complete their doctorate by August 1, 2022). The School seeks candidates who have research and teaching expertise in the following areas:  artificial intelligence, machine learning, or deep learning. Candidates who can teach unstructured data analytics and statistics are preferred.  The School seeks candidates with knowledge and skillsets in applying one or more current tools of business analytics, and data engineering, and mining including but not limited to Python, R, SAS, H2O, Spark, Tableau, Qlik, AWS, Azure, etc.


    Qualified candidates will exhibit the potential to publish in high-quality journals. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who have publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or a strong research pipeline, delivered presentations at national and/or international conferences, demonstrated excellence in teaching evidenced by peer and student evaluations, have experience and/or interest in teaching and curricular development in on-line or hybrid formats, and demonstrated evidence of the ability to build relationships with business partners. Candidates with professional experience through consulting or corporate roles may also apply. As the department has a rich portfolio of programs, we seek candidates who can be effective in teaching across all programs.

    DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT

    Montclair State University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Montclair State University's commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to thrive as a global citizen.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we are working to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the varied voices of our students, faculty, and staff. The University encourages candidates to apply who will contribute to the cultural tapestry of MSU and who value teaching a diverse student population, many of whom are first generation students.


    SALARY RANGE
           Commensurate with experience    

    STARTING DATE      September 1, 2022

    REQUIRED MATERIALS: 


    APPLY BY:   The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.

    Please contact Dr. Ross Malaga (malagar@montclair.edu) for any questions.

     

     



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    Eyyub Kibis
    Assistant Professor of Business Analytics
    Montclair State University
    Montclair NJ
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