The University of Kansas, School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track business analytics position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. This position starts in Fall 2020. Salary and support are competitive.
Candidates at the associate or full level should have a Ph.D. in disciplines directly related to business analytics (e.g., data science, data management/modeling, predictive analytics, information science, information systems, applied statistics); a strong publication record in business analytics/data science/information systems in top tier journals; and a history of effective teaching in the area of business analytics/data science/information systems. Candidates at the assistant level should anticipate completion of the Ph.D. by Fall 2020; have strong potential to publish in top tier journals in business analytics/data science; and have potential for effective teaching in the area of business analytics.
Candidates with experience and expertise in the application of data analytics or information management to contemporary business problems are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate experience in collecting, organizing, managing and/or extracting useful decision-making information from massive complex databases. This position will interact with students, faculty, industry partners, and the broader business community through research focusing on business analytics and information systems.
Candidate interests in the areas of business intelligence, decision support systems, cloud computing, data visualization/graphics, data mining, information systems, machine learning, multivariate and/or Bayesian statistics, computer simulation and modeling, Big Data analytics, scripting languages or programming frameworks (e.g. R, SAS, SQL, Python, Hadoop, Java, MatLab), data management platforms (SAP, Oracle, etc.) and/or analytics tools (Spotfire, Tableau, Oracle Data Visualization, Pentaho, etc.) should be outlined in the research statement required as part of the application package. Additional relevant interests such as engagement with the business community on digital innovation, data analysis, and providing insights and solutions in the application fields of health care, energy, fraud detection, finance, retailing, and/or insurance should also be outlined in application materials.
Women and minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Business, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply.
The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence.
To apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/15433BR. A complete online application will include a: (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments, (2) record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV, (3) research statement and supplemental materials, (e.g., publications), and (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations). Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round. First review of applicants will begin on September 30, 2019 and will continue until position(s) filled.
University of Kansas is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.
Internal Number: 15433
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