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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position at the University of Portland

  • 1.  Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position at the University of Portland

    Posted 26 days ago

    The Robert Pamplin Jr. School of Business (PSOB) at the University of Portland invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level to join our Operations & Technology Management (OTM) discipline group beginning the Fall semester 2021. The OTM group currently offers an undergraduate program, Master of Science program in OTM, and Business Analytics online certificate program within the business school. The OTM group seeks a dynamic colleague to join our team. This position is pending budgetary approval.

    The OTM faculty offer undergraduate, MS, and MBA courses in operations management, quantitative methods, and information systems. OTM faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, serve the university and local communities, and maintain a research program leading to publication in leading academic and practitioner journals. OTM faculty have been very successful in building relationships with the local business community leading to teaching, research and consulting opportunities, and view this as an important part of our mission and success.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until qualified candidates are identified. OTM representatives plan on participating in the virtual AMCIS 2020, and possibly DSI or HICCS. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, if we cannot attend any of these conferences physically, we will conduct online interviews.

    Preference will be given to interested applicants who submit applications and all required materials by June 30, 2020.
     

    Responsibilities:

    Candidates must meet our immediate teaching needs in IT infrastructure management, IT enterprise architecture and analysis, IT security, IT audit, IT project management, R Programming for business, Python Programming for business, and introduction to operations and technology management.

    Candidates must also demonstrate business and technical knowledge and the ability to teach effectively in one or more of the following additional subject areas: database management and data warehousing, business intelligence/analytics, systems analysis and design, and data science & machine learning. Strong preference will be shown to candidates with an ability to teach in multiple areas and those who have prior experience and/or academic preparation in IT infrastructure management, IT enterprise architecture and analysis, and IT security.

    The standard teaching load at the University is 6 semester courses per academic year.
     

    Requirements:

    Education & Experience

    Required: Doctorate degree (if in progress, should be completed by date of appointment) in Information Systems and/or Operations Management.

    Candidates from other related fields may apply, but in such case, preference will be given to those applicants with business related research interests involving information systems.

    Teaching Experience

    Candidates must meet our immediate teaching needs in IT infrastructure management, IT enterprise architecture and analysis, IT security, IT project management, R Programming for business, Python Programming for business, and introduction to operations and technology management.  Candidates must also demonstrate business and technical knowledge and the ability to teach effectively in one or more of the following subject areas: database management and data warehousing, business intelligence/analytics, systems analysis and design, and data science & machine learning.

    Strong preference will be shown to candidates with an ability to teach in multiple areas and those who have prior experience or academic preparation in IT infrastructure management, IT enterprise architecture and analysis, and IT security.

    Application Instructions

    Interested applicants should submit the following materials with their completed applications. Preference will be given to those applicants with completed applications by June 30, 2020.

    Please apply online at: https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=62156


    1) Letter of interest discussing teaching and research philosophies, as well as your past or proposed contributions to advance diversity, and/or equity in education.

    2) Curriculum vitae

    3) One or two research papers

    4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness

    5) Contact information for at least three references

    All materials should be submitted as attachments with your online application (PDF format is preferred).

    Information about the Robert Pamplin Jr. School of Business

    The Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. School of Business was founded in 1939, and is one of only five schools of business in Oregon accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools in Business (AACSB). The Pamplin School of Business is ranked #1 in part-time MBA program in Oregon by U.S. News and World Report and strives to provide students with innovative, challenging educational experiences that go beyond business fundamentals to develop the leadership skills and knowledge required for successful business careers.

    Information about the University of Portland

    The University of Portland was founded in 1901 and has devoted itself to an education of the heart and mind by focusing on three central elements: teaching, faith, and service. The University has grown to a vibrant intellectual community of 4,200 students and 436 professors. The University is ranked second among western regional universities and has ranked among the top 10 for twenty consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report. The University of Portland, closely affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, prides itself on providing traditional, values-centered education that is attuned to the needs of every student.



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    Min Yu
    Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management
    Pamplin School of Business Administration
    University of Portland
    Portland, OR
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