Assistant/Associate/Professor in Business Analytics - 2713

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Job Description

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Position Details

Position Information

 

Division
Academic Affairs

Department
Economics and Decision Sciences

Working Title
Assistant/Associate/Professor in Business Analytics - 2713

Vacancy Type
Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements
Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D., preferably from an AACSB-accredited school, in business/data analytics, operations research, data science, industrial engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated potential for publishing high-quality research.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching.

 


ABDs close to completion will be considered for the position, provided they will complete their degree prior to the position start date in August 2023.

FTE
1

Salary Range
Commensurate upon Education and Experience

Hiring Range
Commensurate upon Education and Experience

Position #
2713

FLSA Status
Exempt

Months per year
9

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit
Economics and Decision Sciences

Primary Purpose of Position
teaching, research, and service.

Job Description
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 7,500 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity, and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Thomas School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in business analytics – at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor- starting August 2023. Salary and teaching load are commensurate with education and experience and are competitive with AACSB-accredited institutions. The title of the position is flexible according to the candidate’s qualifications.

The ideal candidate shall be well-versed in various techniques commonly used in Business Analytics. They should be willing to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in the areas of business analytics including, but not limited to, data visualization, data mining & modeling, text mining, predictive and prescriptive modeling, optimization, and simulation. The faculty member may be asked to develop new courses as needed. Professional work or research experience in business analytics is highly desirable.
The successful applicant will teach courses in the school’s undergraduate and graduate programs, maintain active and productive research in the expanding field of analytics broadly defined, and engage in appropriate professional and service activities. A doctoral degree in business/data analytics, operations research, data science, industrial engineering, or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment.
Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Zhixin Kang, PhD (zhixin.kang@uncp.edu), with any questions. Application, a letter of interest, a CV, and three references with whom you have worked, must be submitted at https://jobs.uncp.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 

Management Preference
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional work experience in business analytics and/or data science.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of students.
  • Teaching experience using data analytics-related software such as Python, R, SAS, etc.

 


Preference will be given to candidates who have an established record of quality teaching and research, experience in outreach in the professional data science industry, and/or prior professional experience in data science.

Lic or Certification required by statute or regulation
 
Posting Information

 

Job Opening Date
12/14/2022

Job Closing Date

 
Open Until Filled
Yes

Posting Category
Faculty

Posting Number
EPA00743
 
 

Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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