The University of Kansas School of Business invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure position at the Assistant Teaching Professor or Professor of Practice level in business analytics and information systems. Interested candidates should demonstrate their industry and/or teaching expertise in the application of data analytics and information systems to contemporary business problems. Positions start in Fall 2020. Salary and support are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor level should have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in a discipline directly related to business analytics or information systems (e.g., data analytics/science, data engineering, data management, predictive analytics, information science, information systems, applied statistics, computational science, or quantitative social science), a history of effective teaching in the area of information systems/business analytics/data science, and the potential for scholarly or industry engagement. To apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/16254BR.
Candidates at the Professor of Practice level should have a Masters, Ph.D. or D.B.A. in economics, business, engineering, or in a discipline directly related to business analytics or information systems (e.g., data science, data management/modeling, predictive analytics, information science, information systems, applied statistics, computational science, or quantitative social science). They should also have extensive practical experience, including at least eight years in mid or senior-level or management positions in a professional area related to information systems, data engineering or business analytics, a distinguished record of achievement recognized by peers as a significant contribution to the profession, as well as demonstrated (or high potential for) teaching excellence in information systems and/or business analytics. To apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/16255BR.
Primary duties are teaching at either undergraduate or graduate level. In addition, these positions may interact with students, faculty, industry partners, and the broader business community through service, scholarly engagement, and/or industry engagement focused on business analytics and information systems.
Candidate interests in the areas of business intelligence, decision support systems, cloud computing, data visualization/graphics, data engineering, data mining, information systems, machine learning, multivariate and/or Bayesian statistics, computer simulation and modeling, IT security, Big Data analytics, scripting languages or programming frameworks (e.g. SQL, Python, Hadoop, Java, R, SAS, MatLab), data management platforms (Oracle, MS Server, MySQL etc.) and/or analytics tools (Spotfire, Tableau, Oracle Data Analytics, Pentaho, etc.) should be outlined in the cover letter required as part of the application package. Additional relevant interests such as engagement with the business community on digital innovation, data analysis, and providing insights and solutions in the application fields of security, health care, energy, fraud detection, finance, retailing, and/or insurance should also be outlined in application materials.
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. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. In May 2016, the School moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall. 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.
First review of applicants will begin on January 27, 2020, and will continue until position(s) filled.
University of Kansas is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.
About School of Business at The University of Kansas
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.