Area Director and Associate/Full Professor, Analytics, Information Systems, and Operations Managemen
The University of Kansas School of Business
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Computer and Information Science
Academic / College and University
Internal Number: 20571
The Analytics, Information Systems, and Operations Management (AIO) Area of the University of Kansas School of Business seeks applicants for Area Director and Associate/Full Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month, academic year, tenured appointment, to begin July 14, 2022. Salary and support are competitive and will be commensurate with experience. The position includes some summer administrative responsibilities that will provide summer salary.
The Area Director serves as the academic and administrative head of the area. Director responsibilities include leading, administering, and coordinating activities within the area, and representing the area to the school and university. The director has decision making authority over the area budget, participates in all faculty hiring, evaluations and salary decisions, is responsible for coordinating curricula and faculty development within the area, and communicates area accomplishments, needs, and opportunities. Associate or Full Professor responsibilities include teaching two courses each year, mentoring junior faculty and students, and maintaining a limited research agenda. This position reports directly to the Executive Associate Dean, and indirectly to the Dean. Candidates with prior experience in an administrative or managerial position, in academia or industry, are encouraged to apply.
D. in a discipline relevant to the AIO area (e.g., Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Operations Management, Management Science, Statistics etc.).
A record of teaching excellence in business analytics, information systems or supply chain management.
A record to scholarship as shown through publications to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or full Professor.
Evidence of potential to serve in a managerial capacity within a business school at a research-oriented university of a similar research profile as the University of Kansas.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
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. The AIO area offers three undergraduate majors (in Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management), two Masters level degrees (in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management), as well a doctoral degree in Analytics and Operations. A list of selected research published by faculty in business analytics, information systems, and operations management can be found at https://business.ku.edu/research-and-faculty/analytics-information-operations-management/publications.
Candidates can apply online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/20571BR. A completed application will include the following: A letter of application describing experience and accomplishments, a CV, research statement and teaching statement. Letters of recommendation will be requested as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round. For questions or expressions of interest, contact: Jide Wintoki, email@example.com, School of Business, University of Kansas, 1654 Naismith Dr., Lawrence, KS 66045-7601. First review of applicants will begin on December 06, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.
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