Faculty Job in Academic & University Assistant Professor, Business Analytics and Information Systems
University of San Francisco
The School of Management at the University of San Francisco seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty
position in the Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems. A large majority of courses are taught in San Francisco, although
candidates will also be expected to teach at USF’s regional campuses.
The School of Management offers bachelor and master degree programs in business, nonprofit, and public administration. Most undergraduate
students are based on the Hilltop Campus in Malloy Hall, a modern, purpose-built facility with classrooms, offices, and gathering spaces.
Graduate programs are housed in a modernized historic building in the South of Market district, within walking distance of the offices of
leading technology and internet companies, San Francisco’s thriving tech startup community, and established companies in financial services,
retailing, hospitality, and other industries. The School has accreditation from AACSB, NASPAA, and WASC.
It is an exciting time to come to the University of San Francisco.
Working here offers the opportunity to participate in a collaborative and supportive environment with colleagues who have substantial
business experience and research expertise. The School welcomes inter-disciplinary and practice-oriented scholarship, as well as
discipline-based and theoretical academic work. USF is committed to being internationally recognized as a premier
Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.
Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the
We seek an individual excited about teaching undergraduate business students, conducting
high-quality research, and
being an active part of a community of scholars. The business world is in a time of great change, where the analytics revolution is driving
the transformation of all aspects of business. The San Francisco Bay Area is at the epicenter of these changes, and here at USF we have a great opportunity – and responsibility – to prepare our students to thrive in this world.
Teaching: Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for teaching excellence along with a
desire to work in a collaborative, team-teaching setting. The primary teaching responsibilities will be at the intersection of practical
operations management, information systems, and business analytics. Skills in operations, process, and information management; fundamentals
of coding for business; business
analytics; and/or information systems are desirable.
Business Know-How: It is essential that
the candidate have a strong understanding of how technical knowledge is used to create and communicate actionable managerial insight. We
prefer candidates with substantial relevant work experience and/or research directly related to the practice of their discipline. The ideal
candidate will be motivated to participate in courses and programs that are closely aligned with current business trends.
Scholarship: We seek teacher-scholars with a strong interest in research that is grounded in business practice. We are particularly
interested in candidates with expertise in the use of information systems and data-driven analytics to drive business process change.
Candidates must demonstrate potential for an active research agenda.
The successful candidate must have completed an earned research doctorate in Operations
Management, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Management Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related
field from an accredited university. Applicants who are currently doctoral students must be on course to complete all degree
requirements by May 31, 2018.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of
policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individuals race,
color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status,
medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably
accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
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