Henry B. Tippie Chair in Business Analytics (Tenure Track)
The Department of Management Sciences is recruiting for a tenure-track position at the rank of full professor in business analytics beginning August 15, 2018. Areas of interest include but are not limited to data-driven research in machine learning, data science, statistics, optimization, and transportation. A Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Science, Informatics/Information Sciences, Statistics, or a related field is required. The successful candidate will be a recognized international leader in business analytics with an exemplary research track record. The chair will be expected to produce research that will have significant influence on their field. The Department of Management Sciences is a leader in business analytics research, and the chair will be expected to initiate new projects and collaborations to add or expand analytics research specializations at the University of Iowa. Candidates should have an established record of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and of mentoring graduate students.
The Department of Management Sciences offers undergraduate and doctoral programs in Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS). The Department also offers Graduate Certificate and Masters of Science programs in Business Analytics and a specialization in Analytics in the Fulltime MBA program. Further, extensive collaborative opportunities are available with faculty and doctoral students in other departments and interdisciplinary programs such as the University of Iowa Informatics Initiative and the Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences program.
Iowa City is great place to live and was ranked #3 best college town in America by the Fiscal Times. It is a lively, cosmopolitan, pedestrian-friendly small town that is bustling with arts, culture, restaurants, music, and Big Ten sports. The Tippie College of Business is consistently ranked among the country's top business programs.
Applicants will be screened on an ongoing basis. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, names for at least three letters of recommendation, and 1-3 research papers online. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Screening will begin on September 15, 2017; applications will be considered until the position is filled. Questions should be sent to the chair of the recruiting committee Barrett Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.