Assistant Professor, Analytics & Operations - 000754

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Assistant Professor, Analytics & Operations - 000754

The University of Richmond Robins School of Business, Analytics and Operations Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the 2022-23 academic year.

The candidate selected will teach undergraduate and MBA courses primarily in Business Analytics and Information Systems. Tenure-track faculty members typically teach five courses per year with an average class size of about 24 students. Evidence of teaching excellence is very important. In addition to excellence in the classroom, the faculty member is expected to be committed to excellence in academic research and have a strong record of scholarly achievement evidenced by articles published, forthcoming, or in advanced stages of review at high-quality academic journals. A Ph.D. in Information Systems, Data Science, or a related technical discipline is required. Preference will be given to candidates with industry and technical experience.

The Robins School of Business is part of a private, highly selective university, with a liberal arts orientation and a rising national and international profile. The U.S. News & World Report currently ranks the University of Richmond #22 overall among national liberal arts colleges. The Robins School of Business is ranked #23 in the Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2021 rankings by Poets&Quants for Undergrads. The Analytics and Operations Department is known for its collegial culture; commitment to students and teaching; cutting-edge research published in the leading journals such as Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly; and high-impact service to the University and the profession. The University has a strong emphasis on analytics, including the development of new analytics programs and investment in a high-performance compute resource to serve the computational and data-related needs for faculty research and teaching.

The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With nearly 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see

Applicants should apply online at and submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including your interest in the Robins School of Business and description of technical skills and technologies, such as programming languages and software (e.g. R, Python, SQL, SAS), and single file containing a research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, and (if available) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, please include copies of academic transcripts. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time