Assistant Professor (67975)Location:
Gainesville, FLOpen Date:
Dec 14, 2020Close Date:
Nov 22, 2021Description:
The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) at the University of Florida is inviting applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in FinTech starting August 2022. We are looking to identify individuals with outstanding potential for excellence in research in the application of AI in FinTech, including but not limited to the areas of platform business models, crowdfunding, and/or blockchain technologies. The new hire will teach courses in AI and Business Analytics in our current graduate programs.
The successful applicant will join the University of Florida’s (UF) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative (https://ai.ufl.edu) aimed at advancing UF to a national and world-wide leader in the application of AI. This initiative is supported by a $70 million initial investment and implementation of the most powerful AI supercomputer in higher education in the world, as well as the hiring of 100 new faculty members in a highly collaborative framework for inter-college collaboration.
Our department currently offers undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. programs in ISOM. Our master’s program is the largest graduate program in the Warrington College of Business. The faculty members in our department are well known researchers with interests in Information Systems, Operations Management, and the interface thereof. We encourage potential candidates to access the department web site at warrington.ufl.edu/isom to obtain more information about the research interests of our faculty as well as the programs we offer.
At a minimum, candidates will be required to have a Ph.D. in Business, Computer Science, Economics, or related disciplines with demonstrated research in the application of AI in FinTech by August 2022.Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit an online application and the following uploaded: (a) a cover letter with a curriculum vita, (b) three letters of recommendation; (c) official transcripts; (d) one recent publication or working paper, and (e) teaching evaluations (if available). Only complete applications will be given further consideration.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.