Assistant/Associate Professor, Business Analytics
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Posting Date September 27, 2017
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Business Analytics
Vacancy # V-F33
Department Information and Operations Management
Division Academic Affairs
The Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the area of Business Analytics at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels starting September 1, 2018. The candidate selected will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Information Management and Business Analytics (IMBA) offers a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Management of Information Technology (MIT) and Business Analytics (BA), two graduate certificate programs in Business Analytics and Project Management, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA). The department also supports the MBA Program, teaching both required and elective MIT and BA graduate courses. The pedagogy of teaching relies heavily on use of current tools of solving business problems and real-life case studies. The school seeks candidates with knowledge and skill sets in applying one or more current tools of business analytics and data mining including but not limited to Python, R, AWS, Azure, Tableau, SAS etc. As the department has a rich portfolio of programs, we seek candidates who can be effective in teaching across all programs. In addition, the candidate is expected to pursue scholarly research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals; engage in outreach activities with the local business community; increase the visibility of the Business Analytics programs; serve on department, school, and university-level committees; advise students; and participate in innovative curricular development activities.
The Feliciano School of Business is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a BS in Business Administration (ten concentrations), BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA (six concentrations, cohort based model), MS in Accounting, MS in Business Analytics degree programs and several graduate level certificates. In fall 2015, the Feliciano School officially opened a new 143,000-square-foot, six-story, high-tech, interactive learning environment for their 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Among the building's many noteworthy features are a 3-D printing innovation lab, a Social Media Listening Center powered by Radian6, a Financial Resource Center with multiple Bloomberg terminals, interview rooms for corporate recruiting, state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs, a 150-seat lecture hall that may be used for public events as well as classes, collaborative spaces for networking, team building and group study and market research/analysis labs. The recently named Ellyn A. McColgan Student Services Center provides undergraduate students with integrated and individualized academic advisement and career placement programs from admission to graduation, and graduate students with support and resources for career development. The school also incorporates the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, which fosters an entrepreneurial mindset and nurtures an extensive community of followers through innovative, interdisciplinary programs and events. The Feliciano School of Business is highlighted in The Princeton Review's Guide to the Best 295 Business Schools.
Nearly 105 full-time faculty and 35 staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The Feliciano School of Business is committed to enhancing its reputation and engagement with the business community while raising its scholarly profile, and dedicates substantial resources to support faculty research and development.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in business analytics, data science, applied statistics, decision sciences, information systems or a related area (or be expected to complete their Ph.D. by August 2018), exhibit potential to publish high-quality journals, and have teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with publications in peer-reviewed journals, demonstrated excellence in teaching evidenced by peer and student evaluations, experience in teaching and curricular development in online or hybrid formats, and demonstrated evidence of the ability to build relationships with business partners. Candidates with professional experience through consulting or corporate roles are strongly preferred.
Commensurate with experience.
Anticipated Start Date Open until position is filled.
Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)
Dr. Rashmi Jain
Chairperson, Information Management and Business Analytics Department
School of Business
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Montclair, NJ 07043
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