The Department of Operations and Information Management in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position focused on business analytics, information systems, supply chain management, computer security, and/or other technical areas of focus of the department at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to begin in Fall 2020, subject to final budgetary approval.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) has entered a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, we are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a faculty position in the Department of Operations and Information Management.
The Department of Operations and Information Management, one of five academic departments in the School of Business, offers undergraduate majors in Management Information Systems (MIS), in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM), and in Business Data Analytics (BDA). The department also offers the highly ranked MS in Business Analytics and Project Management, is active in delivering the School's Executive MBA and MBA (full and part-time), and has a strong Ph.D. program.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality research publications in business analytics, information systems, supply chain management, computer security and/or other technical areas of focus of the department. In addition to research, the individual will be expected to teach appropriate courses at the undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. levels as well as being an active participant in outreach and service activities. The successful candidate will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. The primary academic appointment for the successful candidates will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other UConn regional campuses or in online instruction. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please use the link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14904 at Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2020183 in the document title for each document submitted:
Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.
Application review is on a rolling basis, but applications fully received by November 15, 2019 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2020183)
For more information regarding the Department of Operations and Information Management please visit the department website at https://opim.business.uconn.edu/. Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:
Dr. Suresh Nair
Interim OPIM Department Head
University of Connecticut
School of Business
2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041
Storrs, CT 06269-1041
This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
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