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Clinical Faculty Position in Analytics and Operations at Washington State University

  • 1.  Clinical Faculty Position in Analytics and Operations at Washington State University

    Posted 10 days ago

    The Department of Finance and Management Science in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University is seeking candidates for a Clinical Analytics and Operations faculty position with a renewable three-year appointment from August 16, 2021 to May 15, 2024 at the Pullman campus, pending funding release.


    Candidates for the Clinical Faculty position must possess, at minimum, an MBA or master's degree in an operations management- or analytics-related field by the employment start date. Qualified candidates must demonstrate effectiveness and excellence in teaching. Applications at all levels, Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, will be considered. It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate possess a Ph.D. in Analytics, Operations Management, or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the employment start date.


    This is a 9-month academic appointment with a normal teaching load of either nine hours per week (the equivalent of 3 courses per semester) or 12 hours per week (the equivalent of 4 courses per semester) depending on qualifications and responsibilities. Duties may include teaching one-credit modules in decision analysis, data visualization, and spreadsheets. Service: Provide significant service to the department. The faculty member is expected to fulfill AACSB faculty qualification standards of the Cason College of Business, which can include recent and relevant (a) practical experience or (b) research associated with Operations Management or Management Science.

    General Information:

    Washington State University is a land grant institution founded in 1890 and is one of two major research universities in the State of Washington. WSU serves the needs of over 30,000 students on 5 campuses. The main Pullman campus is located in the Palouse area of southeastern Washington. Pullman offers a safe, small-town college environment. The Carson College of Business offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. levels. The Department of Finance and Management Science has a research-oriented faculty and offers one of the largest undergraduate business programs within the Carson College of Business along with two vibrant Ph.D. programs. See the University's ( or College's ( website for more information. Employees at WSU have a set goal to advance the college's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism with respect to research, teaching and community outreach, incorporating relevant programs, goals and activities. A strong global perspective is encouraged.


    The communities of Pullman, Washington and Moscow, Idaho, each contain a major state university and are located eight miles apart in the scenic Palouse Hills area of eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The combined population is approximately 58,000, including 41,000 students.

    Application Procedure:

    Visit and apply for the Teaching Assistant Professor position at the Carson College of Business. Applicants must provide 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter discussing their experience and highlighting how they meet the minimum qualifications 3) teaching statement, 4) recent teaching evaluations, additionally, applicants are required to include contact information for three professional references within the application before an application can be considered. Three (3) letters of reference will be requested for final candidates.  


    For additional information, contact:

    Xinchang Wang, Assistant Professor of Operations Management

    Dept. of Finance & Management Science



    Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons over age 40 are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-US citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services.

    Xinchang Wang
    Assistant Professor of Operations Management
    Washington State University
    Pullman WA