The Department of Decision and Information Sciences (DISC) in C. T.Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston seeksqualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position inBusiness Analytics as this domain relates to the ManagementInformation Systems (MIS) discipline.Ideal applicants will have strong modeling, quantitative, and datamanagement skills, and experience or research that relates tostrategic areas of focus for the College particularly businessanalytics and healthcare administration. Desirable applicants willalso be boundary spanners within other areas of our department (MISand SCM). Experience in mentoring women and minorities in STEMfields is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in MIS, BusinessAnalytics, or a closely related discipline. The start date for ahired applicant will be Fall 2021. This search is open to rank. Ahired applicant will have to (a) publish in top-tier and highlyrespected journals, (b) contribute to the mentoring and developmentof Ph.D. students and (c) teach graduate and undergraduate courses.The college offers generous research support and a competitiveannual teaching load.The University of Houston is a major urban university, committed toacademic excellence, and located on a 550-acre campus three milesfrom downtown Houston. With an enrollment of about 46,000 studentsrepresenting more than 130 nations, the University of Houston isone of the most ethnically diverse research universities in theUnited States and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse communityof scholars. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is AACSBaccredited with 4,600 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate studentspursuing BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and Ph.D.According to leading business magazines like Kiplinger’s, BusinessWeek, and Forbes, Houston is the Best Place to Live, Work and Play;the Best U.S. City to Earn a Living; the Best City to Buy a Home,and the Best City for Recent College Graduates. The low cost ofliving enables a high quality of life, where one can have suburbanliving in the heart of a great metropolis. Houston is also TheEnergy Capital of the World, second only to New York City in thenumber of Fortune 500 company headquarters, a major healthcarecenter, and home of the largest US port in total foreign trade andimports. Of the world’s 100 largest non-U.S. based corporations,more than half have operations in Houston. The vibrant Houstonbusiness community provides Bauer College of Business facultymembers with exceptional opportunities for conducting collaborativeindustry research. With one of the most diverse student bodies inthe nation, we seek to recruit and retain a diverse community ofscholars. Additionally, the University of Houston is responsive tothe needs of dual career couples.To ensure full consideration, applicants should apply viahttp://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ by January 15, 2021.Letters of reference and copies of publications are not desired atthis time.The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Applicants must have a Ph.D. in MIS, Business Analytics, or aclosely related discipline. Ideal applicants will have strongmodeling, quantitative, and data management skills, and experienceor research that relates to strategic areas of focus for theCollege particularly business analytics and healthcareadministration. Desirable applicants will also be boundary spannerswithin other areas of our department (MIS and SCM). Experience inmentoring women and minorities in STEM fields is desirable.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.
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