Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management or Business Analytics
University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Academic / College and University
The Department of MIS, OSC and Business Analytics (MOA) has an opportunity to be a part of a department where we stress collegiality, solutions to contemporary corporate issues, scholarship, excellence in teaching, and maintaining close ties between faculty members, students, and the business community. MOA invites applications for two positions at the Assistant Professor level, specializing in Business Analytics or Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). The expected starting date is August 16, 2023. The position entails teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and service to the community, university and profession.
The 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 are recognized across campus for their leadership. MOA offers undergraduate majors in MIS and OSC, 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 business organizations to develop and implement a solution to a current and meaningful problem.
Currently, the OSC and MIS majors average about 40 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 is partnered with an advisory board of business leaders that assist the program in various ways.
School of Business Administration
The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. It offers eight undergraduate majors through four academic departments, as well as an MBA and several specialized master’s degree programs. The school includes several centers of excellence, including the Business Research Group, Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Davis Center for Portfolio Management, Hanley Trading Center, Fiore Talarico Center for Professional Selling, Center for the Integration of Faith and Work, and Center for Project Excellence. A business advisory council, consisting of senior executives from across the U.S., advises the dean on planning and development issues.
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 and teaching
Effective written communication skills.
While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
Completed Ph.D. by the start of the contract.
Successful experience in any or all of the following:
teaching in one or more areas of operations management, supply chain management, or business analytics.
teaching a range of topics within the operations and supply chain management disciplines.
leadership in a professional role
teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
alternative teaching techniques e.g., successful experience with experiential and active learning strategies to foster and maintain student engagement, successful use of learning resources, including technology and/or active learning strategies.
collaborating with students and other constituents within the department and across campus e.g., faculty, staff, administration, or in a professional setting.
A strong potential of publishing in leading and high-quality academic journals as evidenced by an on-going stream of research and by having scholarship already published or under review
Effective oral communication skills
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Able to articulate an understanding of and concurrence with the value placed by the University on theory-to-practice, practical wisdom, and service to the community
Effective classroom management skills
Special Instructions for Applicants:
A complete application consists of:
A one-page cover letter addressing all minimum qualifications and all pertinent preferred qualifications met
Contact information for at least three references. References will be contacted later in the interview process., A complete application consists of:
The University of Dayton is a Catholic and Marianist institution founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary. In the department and at the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply.
The University’s 382-acre campus is located at the southern edge of Dayton, Ohio. Dayton is the corporate headquarters for Lexis-Nexis and Reynolds & Reynolds. It is also the location of the largest Air Force R&D Center in the country and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. With a burgeoning downtown area, 20 expansive metro parks, a vibrant arts scene, hundreds of miles of paved walking/biking trails (top in the nation!), a bike-(and now scooter!) share program, several historic neighborhoods, and the Dayton Aviation Heritage and National ...Historical Park. It is a great place for those who want a bit of everything with a low cost of living, great schools, and manageable traffic. See daytoncvb.com for more information about the area.