Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-10-16
Req: REQ07613
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Position Summary:

The Department of Information Technology & Operations Management (ITOM) in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor in MIS/SCM, Boca Raton, FL.

The Department of Information Technology and Operations Management's mission is to develop competence in information systems, business analytics, supply chain and operations management and related decision sciences disciplines for traditional and nontraditional students across the College of Business; to produce skilled individuals proficient in information technology who are able to contribute effectively to their organizations and communities in an ever-evolving technological environment; to engage in an active partnership with the business community; and to continually innovate and increase the quality of its educational and research activities in a manner that increases education effectiveness and global reach. The Department seeks to leverage FAU's south Florida location, which is one of the country's most dynamic areas of information technology, healthcare, commerce, hospitality, international trade and transportation.

The successful candidate for the position will teach Management Information Systems (MIS) or Supply Chain Management (SCM) courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs; must maintain an active program of research and publication; and must participate in appropriate service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. Emphasis will be placed on producing scholarly research in top-tier peer-reviewed MIS, SCM, and other highly ranked business journals.

For questions or additional information about the two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ravi Behara .

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution by the time of appointment in a field related to Business Analytics, such as Management Information Systems, Operations/Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related area from an accredited institution is required.

Commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement, demonstrated ability to publish in high quality academic journals is also required. Candidates applying for the Assistant Professor position should possess an ongoing research program, preferably based on technical solutions, with the proven potential to excel in the area of business analytics.

Candidates for the associate or full professor level, must additionally possess a significant publication record sufficient for promotion and tenure at the College of Business which is a higher-research, doctoral-granting college.

The ability to teach classes in business analytics and information technology is required, and the ability to teach supply chain management and analytics is preferred.

Beyond a strong foundation in academic business analytics, the candidate should have demonstrable technical skills to implement business analytics solutions in areas such as algorithm development, machine learning, and/or big data analysis.

Strong research interests in any of the following: supply chain analytics, IoT, Industry 4.0, and the application of modern technologies in business environments preferred.

Industry experience in analytics and information technology is preferred.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Business


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, documentation of teaching evaluations, a sample of current research.and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Confidential letters of recommendation may be emailed to: Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ravi Behara [email protected] .

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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