Assistant Professor in Management - Business Analytics

University of North Carolina Asheville

United States

August 8, 2022

Description

Posting Details Posting Number F0123

Department Assistant Professor in Management - Business Analytics Rank Assistant Professor Specialization Business Analytics - MIS Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Summary

The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Management and Accountancy invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure track position to begin Fall 2022. The primary fields of specialization sought for this position include business/data analytics, management information systems, and/or data science. Preference will be given to candidates who might also have teaching and/or research background in any of the following: data mining, decision support systems, emergent ethical considerations with big data, AI, or other current issues in the field. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching undergraduate students in a liberal arts setting. The successful candidate will ideally teach courses in Management Information Systems, Decision Sciences, and Data Analytics. Candidates should possess a PhD in Business/Data Analytics, Management Information Systems, or related disciplines. ABDs will also be considered if completion of a PhD is anticipated by time of appointment. We expect this faculty member to engage in academic advising and participate in departmental, university, and disciplinary service to support both our department and university strategic plans.

In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research, and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members also teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core (LAC) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (first-year) colloquia; diversity intensive courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses.

UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for over 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and preferably externally funded scholarly activities that includes undergraduates. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested and experienced in teaching area to and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https: // jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications require a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes interest in or potential for interdisciplinary teaching outside of the department, statement of planned scholarship and creative activities, statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, undergraduate transcripts, and graduate transcripts. The diversity statement should describe: (a) the applicant's experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and © the applicant's understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. Each applicant should also request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop successful, externally funded scholarly activities. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquires may be directed to Search Chair, Davit Davtyan, ddavtyan@unca.edu.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants, or employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.

Qualifications Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Management & Accountancy

Special Instructions Summary

Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https: // jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Inquiries only may be directed to Search Committee Chair, Davit Davtyan, (ddavtyan@unca.edu). Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal.

Posting date 12/15/2021 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/08/2022

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    Applicant Documents

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  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript
  • Research Philosophy and Description of Future Plans
  • Diversity Statement
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