The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Analytics in its AACSB-accredited program. With funding from the Milgard Endowment, this position carries the title of Milgard Professor. This full-time position has a 9-month service period and begins September 2018 (Autumn Quarter). A successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of teaching and research competence in Business Analytics. Candidates from the Management Information Systems/Technology, Operations Management, Management Science, Marketing, Decision Science and other domains relevant to business analytics are encouraged to apply, provided they have a strong focus in data analytics.
Strong candidates will demonstrate outstanding research capabilities, have an active research program, be committed to effective teaching, have an interest and ability to teach and research across disciplines and possess a desire to be an integral member of a team of faculty and staff that are committed to excellence. We seek candidates that will contribute as engaged researchers and colleagues to serve our growing school and campus.
Teaching qualifications and/or interests should include undergraduate and graduate courses in several of the following areas: business intelligence & analytics, data/text mining, database management, business process management, analytical decision making and social media analytics.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g. Management Information Systems/Technology, Operations Management, Management Science, Marketing, or Decision Science)
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The School's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and Center for Information Based Management offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 650 students in its undergraduate, MBA, Masters in Accounting (MAcc) and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs, and is in the process of developing a new Master of Science in Business Analytics program. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction
The position will remain open until filled with an application deadline of October 1, 2017. Applicants should include:
1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications and experience for this position with reference to your experience and teaching effectiveness. Applicants' statements should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note how their work will further UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight any interdisciplinary aspects of their research and/or ways in which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the campus.
2. A curriculum vitae.
3. At least three letters of reference.
Applications should be submitted electronically firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Greg Rose, at email@example.com.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.