Assistant Professor in Residence, Business Analytics
University of Connecticut
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Computer and Information Science
Assistant Professor in Residence, Business Analytics
The School of Business Operations and Information Management (OPIM) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor In-Residence, with primary responsibilities including teaching and service, interests in outreach, and research at the University’s Stamford campus in the areas of business analytics, information systems, and operations management to begin in Fall 2023.
The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to the development of innovative courses, and the mentoring of students in their professional development. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to scholarship and outreach targeted at the professional community to maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
The Stamford campus is located in the Fairfield County of Connecticut, which ranks among the highest in the nation with regard to the number of Fortune 500 companies per capita. To build upon UConn's existing growth and success at its regional Stamford campus, UConn began to envision a variety of potential expansions in Stamford around research and workforce development starting in 2016, collaborating with the state initiatives including Innovate Stamford and StamfordNext. The successful candidate is expected to contribute in an important role to the growth of the OPIM Department in research, education, and outreach at the Stamford campus.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.
Candidates must have earned Ph.D. or equivalent in business analytics, information systems, operations management, or a related fields of interest to the Department. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
Candidates must have demonstrated excellence or strong potential in teaching relevant courses focusing on analytics and data science.
A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Industry experience in business analytics and data science, information systems and technology, operations and supply chain management.
Expertise in big data analytics, machine learning, or artificial intelligence.
Experience with IT Security, networking, and/or databases (SQL).
Experience with data analytics including SAS, Hadoop, Tableau, R, Splunk, or any other relevant tools.
This is a full-time, nine-month, end-dated non-tenure-track position with the possibility of annual reappointment, contingent upon positive annual reviews and program funding, and may lead to a multi-year appointment. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2023. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Stamford campus with the possibility of assignment at other regional campuses or in online instruction. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.)
Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.)
Research and scholarship statement(optional) (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.)
Sample journal articles or books(optional)
Three (3) letters of reference
Application review is on a rolling basis, but applications fully received by January 20, 2023, will be guaranteed full consideration.
For any questions regarding positions in the Operations and Information Management Department, please email [email protected]. For more information regarding the Department of Operations and Information Management, please visit the Department's website at http://opim.business.uconn.edu/.
At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.
This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.