Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Business Analytics and Data Science
Posting Number: F086P
Tenure Information: Tenure Track
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job Description Tenure Track Faculty Position in Business Analytics and Data Science: The University of Hartford's Barney School of Business seeks candidates for a full-time, 10-month contract, tenure track Assistant Professor to start in August 2021.
Responsibilities The Barney School offers both day and evening classes. The standard teaching load for Tenure Track Professors will represent a combination of both graduate and undergraduate courses. Many graduate courses are offered online as well as face-to-face and faculty should be prepared to teach in both modalities. Candidates should show willingness and ability to employ the latest and appropriate programming language in teaching courses like data analytics, data mining, data visualization, machine learning, etc. The candidate will also engage in scholarly efforts such as publishing journal articles, research reports, monographs, book chapters, book reviews, case studies and/or textbooks, presentations at academic meetings, and involvement in academic associations, in the field of business data analytics, to permit the attainment of classification as a Scholarly Academician under AACSB-International accreditation standards. In addition to teaching and scholarly activities, faculty also participate in Departmental, School and University service, and interact with the Greater Hartford region’s business community. There will be also be opportunities to teach in our innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies program.
Required Qualifications Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Data Science, Economics, Management Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field. Exceptional candidates with ABD status will also be considered. However, documentation of degree completion must be submitted prior to August 2021. Applicants whose research and/or teaching emphasize the use of data analytics for diversity, equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with solid teaching experiences, online teaching, and/or organizational training, ability, and strong commitment to publish in peer-reviewed journals consistent with AACSB standards. Business experiences are preferred. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others.
University Information The University of Hartford offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu. The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York.
College Information Barney School of Business: The Barney School of Business is ranked as a top business school by Bloomberg Businessweek (undergraduate), U.S. News and World Report (MBA) and Princeton Review (overall business school). The Barney School of Business enrolls over 1,000 students in six undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. The school has 40 full-time faculty members and is accredited by AACSB-International. The mission of the School is to create a student-focused learning environment that prepares men and women to become leaders and decision-makers who are globally aware and socially responsible. More information on the school and its mission can be found at http://www.hartford.edu/barney/.
Diversity Statement: The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford is committed to anti-racist values and actions; candidates should provide examples of their anti-racist values and actions. The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.
Special Instructions to Applicants: The University of Hartford employs full-time faculty who bring significant skills, experience, knowledge and empathy to recruit, inspire, support and retain our diverse student body now and in the future. At least 34% of our undergraduate students are from minority groups who are U.S. citizens, an increasing number of these students are the first in their families to attend college, and all of our students need to be prepared to thrive in and contribute to a diverse society. Candidates for faculty positions should include in their materials a short essay demonstrating that they are conversant with some of the literature on inclusive pedagogy, culturally responsive teaching, and so on, and describing how their teaching practice could meet the needs of the diverse population of students at the University of Hartford, focusing, in particular, on pedagogical approaches that support student success for those who are new to college and/or whose cultural background includes experience with systemic oppression due to race, gender, or other factors. If relevant, candidates should also comment on research, scholarship, or creative activity that will contribute to the diversity, equity and inclusion goals to which the University of Hartford is committed. In addition, since the University is committed to anti-racism, candidates should demonstrate in their statements knowledge of what it means to be anti-racist and, if possible, to provide example of their own anti-racist values and actions. It is recommended that candidates approach this statement thoughtfully and use specific examples to illustrate their diversity statement. A review of applicant diversity statements will precede that of any other application materials.