Assistant Professor, Business Analytics with Healthcare Emphasis
UNLV Lee Business School
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Internal Number: R0126230
The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) in the LEE Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business Analytics with an additional focus on Healthcare Analytics. This new faculty member will conduct research leading to high-quality refereed publications, teach in the various programs offered by the department, and perform service activities for the department, school, university, and the profession. Expectations are that the successful candidate will publish on subjects and topics related to business, data, and healthcare analytics in premier information systems (IS) journals and/or premier journals in related disciplines (e.g., healthcare, business, computer science, etc.). We also expect that the new faculty member will pursue and receive grants awarded by major federal (NSF, NIH, AHRQ, etc.), state, and other agencies and foundations, particularly on issues and topics related to healthcare analytics. The recent establishment of the UNLV School of Medicine, and CEPH accreditation of the School of Public Health provide exciting opportunities for high-quality, collaborative research on Healthcare and Analytics. The new faculty member will foster research connections with the UNLV School of Medicine and the School of Public Health. The successful candidate will enhance the department’s teaching capabilities in data analytics and technical areas and will be expected to teach as needed in the various graduate and undergraduate IS programs offered by the department, including the new, university-wide MS in Data Analytics program. A full list of the various IS programs offered by the department is available at https://www.unlv.edu/met/programs.
This position requires a Ph.D. in Information Systems, or a related field, from an AACSB and regionally accredited college or university. ABDs may be considered but credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. The successful candidate will have a strong research program in Business Analytics/Healthcare Analytics, as evidenced by publications (or advanced stages of revision) in premier journals and/or a successful history of receiving/submitting grants from noted federal or state agencies (such as NSF, NIH, AHRQ etc.) and a substantial research pipeline. Strong preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate advanced Business Analytics skills including machine learning, and who have a background of conducting research in the Healthcare domain.
Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by September 1, 2021. Materials should be addressed to Professor Suti Chatterjee, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT
The MET department is committed to increasing the research profile of LEE. The department consists of 27 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of IS, Management, and Entrepreneurship. The IS... area within the MET department consists of 12 full-time faculty members, including 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Current MET faculty members publish in premier journals within the business discipline, such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others. MET faculty have also published in other reputed journals outside the business discipline, such as in medical informatics (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association) and psychology (Psychological Methods), and have received grants from prestigious US Federal Agencies (e.g., NSF, AHRQ).
Notably, the last five years of publication data (2016-2020) ranks UNLV IS faculty at 53rd in the world for publications in the AIS Senior Scholars basket of eight journals. These faculty members also hold senior editorial positions at top IS journals and have received major awards from the field, including AIS Early Career Award, JAIS Best Reviewer Award, and others.