Assistant Professor, Specializing in Business Analytics and Operations and Supply Chain Management
University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 501677
This is a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, specializing in Business Analytics and Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). The expected starting date is August 16, 2024. The position entails teaching, research, and service which is complimentary to departmental needs. The teaching will entail mostly quantitative courses at the outset and will include graduate and undergraduate courses.
Department of MIS, Operations and Supply Chain Management, & Business Analytics (MOA)
The Department offers undergraduate majors in OSC, Analytics, MIS, a Master of Business Analytics, and supports the MBA program with a variety of courses. Additionally, the department offers undergraduate minors in Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cyber-Security Management, MIS, and OSC. The Department is responsible for supporting all business undergraduates and MBA students with courses in MIS, OPS, Business Analytics, and Statistics. All degree programs offered by the department feature an applied capstone course in which students work with regional business organizations to develop and implement a solution to a current and meaningful problem.
Currently, the OSC and MIS majors average about 30 students per year each. Graduates are typically very well placed in the job market and are the highest paid graduates from like programs in Ohio. The newly launched MBAN graduates 20 to 30 students per year and continues to grow. Each program has an advisory board of business leaders that assist the program in various ways.
Department faculty are well known for their research, teaching, and professional service. Specifically, faculty have published numerous articles in major academic journals, served in editorial positions of leading academic journals and as key officers in major professional organizations, and recognized across campus for their leadership.
ABD with near term completion of a Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Operations and Supply Chain Management, or a closely related discipline;
Experience teaching business analytics, operations management, or supply chain management at the university level;
Potential for excellence in research;
Effective written communication skills.
While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
Ph.D. in OSC (or a closely-related discipline)
Successful experience in one or more of the following:
teaching in one or more areas of OSC or BAN,
teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds,
diverse research methodologies,
alternative teaching techniques (including classroom, online, and blended formats),
collaboration with department, university, and/or community colleagues,
evidence of an established ongoing research program, and prior professional experience and leadership,
teaching interests in operations management and analytics,
articulated desire and demonstrated effectiveness in both undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Effective oral communication skills
Effective classroom management skills
Commitment to breadth of education including educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition to support the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and a commitment of service to the community, university, and profession
To apply, please submit:
A cover letter that addresses all of the minimum qualifications and any preferred qualifications that are applicable,
Contact information for three *professional references that will be contacted later in the process.
The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic Research University with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.
The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarante...e placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php.