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The University of Iowa: Business Analytics Chair (Tenure Track)


The Department of Management Sciences is recruiting for a tenure-track position at the rank of full professor in business analytics beginning August 15, 2018. Areas of interest include but are not limited to data-driven research in machine learning, data science, statistics, optimization, and transportation.



At: University of IowaUniversity of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Web: tippie.uiowa.edu/management-sciences
Position: Henry B. Tippie Chair in Business Analytics (Tenure Track)

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Apply online (search Requisition 71370).

The Department of Management Sciences is recruiting for the Henry B. Tippie Chair in Business Analytics. This position is a tenure-track position at the rank of full professor in business analytics beginning August 15, 2018. Areas of interest include but are not limited to data-driven research in machine learning, data science, information systems, statistics, optimization, and transportation.

The Department of Management Sciences offers undergraduate and doctoral programs in Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS). The Department also offers a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, a Masters of Science in Business Analytics, and a specialization in Analytics in the Fulltime MBA program. Further, extensive collaborative opportunities are available with faculty and doctoral students in other departments and interdisciplinary programs such as the University of Iowa Informatics Initiative and the Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences program as well as the University of Iowa’s world-renowned University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Iowa City was recently ranked #3 best college town in America by The Fiscal Times and was listed as a “super cool” US city by Expedia. It is a lively, cosmopolitan, pedestrian-friendly small town that is bustling with arts, culture, restaurants, music, and Big Ten sports. The Tippie College of Business is consistently ranked among the country’s top business programs.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Science, Informatics/Information Sciences, Statistics, or a related field is required. The successful candidate will be a recognized international leader in business analytics with an exemplary research track record. The Chair will be expected to produce research that will have significant influence on their field. The Department of Management Sciences is a leader in business analytics research, and the Chair will be expected to initiate new projects and collaborations to add or expand analytics research specializations at the University of Iowa. Candidates should have an established record of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and of mentoring graduate students.

How to Apply: Please apply through Jobs@UIOWA at jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/faculty, reference Requisition 71370. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, names and email addresses of at least three letters of recommendation, and 1-3 research papers online. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Deadlines: For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by September 15, 2017. Applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact: Please direct questions about the position to the Chair of the Recruiting Committee Barrett Thomas (barrett-thomas@uiowa.edu). Questions about the application process may be directed to Kendra Belski or Nicole Schrock (tippie-west-asst@uiowa.edu).

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.