Business Analytics, Assistant Professor, Lee Business School
UNLV Lee Business School
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Internal Number: R0127627
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Business Analytics, Assistant Professor, Lee Business School [R0127627]
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.
Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.
The successful candidate will demonstrate?support for?diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in?maintaining?a respectful, positive work environment.
PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE
The UNLV Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET) in the Lee Business School – AACSB accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels – 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 Information Systems (IS), Management, and Entrepreneurship. The management and entrepreneurship areas within the MET department consists of 14 full-time faculty members (excluding the Dean), including 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Current faculty members in the Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology department have published in top information systems, business, and management and journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science, Production and Operations Management,Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing,Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, 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).
ROLE of the POSITION
The MET Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business Analytics to begin in Fall 2022. This position is part of the “Ubiquitous Data” cluster, which the university recently established as a focal area of research that cuts across disciplinary boundaries and touches multiple schools and colleges, including business, engineering, and healthcare, among others. The 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 analytics, ubiquitous data, and information systems in premier business and information systems (IS) journals, and/or premier journals in related disciplines (e.g., computer science, healthcare, 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 business analytics and ubiquitous data. Given the university’s heavy emphasis on interdisciplinary research, the recent establishment of the UNLV School of Medicine and CEPH accreditation of the School of Public Heath also provide exciting opportunities for high quality, collaborative research and grant seeking on analytics/data-focused, healthcare-related topics. The successful candidate will also enhance the department’s teaching capabilities in business 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. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses a semester.
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. We are looking for candidates who, at the minimum, have strong preparation in econometrics and use it in their research work. Preference will be given to candidates who have additional training in and/or research using other analytical and quantitative methods, such as machine learning, mathematical modeling/simulation, management science, operations research, etc. Preference will also be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching. The successful candidate will have a strong research program in topics and areas that relate to business analytics and/or ubiquitous data, 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.Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. UNLV offers an attractive package of benefits that includes a generous state contribution to a defined contribution retirement plan. Additionally, Nevada does not have a state income tax, and UNLV employees do not pay Social Security tax.
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 on November 26, 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.
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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.
Note to Applicant
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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.