UW Tacoma, The Milgard School of Business: Director, Center for Information Based Management

Teach courses focused on business analytics and demonstrate effective management and leadership capabilities and strong industry involvement. Non-tenure track full time position.

U. of Washington Tacoma, The Milgard School of Business At: U. of Washington Tacoma, The Milgard School of Business
Location: Tacoma, WA
Web: www.tacoma.washington.edu

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer/senior lecturer and director of the Center for Information Based Management (CIBM).

This is a full-time time position with a nine-month service period with appointment terms of 1-5 years with 3 months of summer salary while serving as the director.

The position requires a master's degree in business or a related discipline or foreign equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses focused on business analytics and demonstrate effective management and leadership capabilities and strong industry involvement. Applicants must have experience in managing complex business analytic projects, developing relations with community stakeholders, as well as the ability to teach in one or more of the following fields: statistics, information systems and technology, operations research and business analytics.

Core responsibilities of the position will be to launch and lead the programs of the Center for Information Based Management; teach courses in the Milgard School of Business; and actively participate in a diverse, evolving university community. The director is responsible for providing CIBM leadership, building and sustaining a sense of community and intellectual engagement among the center's stakeholders, and seeking external funding.

UW Tacoma is a four-year university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the heart of Tacoma's downtown museum district. UW Tacoma offers a small-campus environment while providing complete access to the computing and information resources of the University of Washington, one of the world's leading research universities. The fast-growing campus anchors a thriving neighborhood, offering state-of-the-art technology in its restored historic buildings. UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. For more information about UW Tacoma, see our website at www.tacoma.washington.edu.

The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of an initial $15 million gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with the South Puget Sound community. The School recently launched the Center for Information Based Management that will focus on business analytics. The School's Center for Corporate Leadership and Social Responsibility offers opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has approximately 700 students in its undergraduate, Masters in Accounting, MBA programs and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at: www.tacoma.washington.edu/business.

To apply, please send a letter of application which outlines relevant academic and professional experience as well as your curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement that explains your qualifications to teach in the areas identified above. In your letter or statement, please also detail how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity. All materials should be submitted electronically to msbhires@uw.edu and addressed to:

Milgard School of Business CIBM Director Search
University of Washington Tacoma

Screening of applications will begin April 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Representatives from the school will be available to meet during the INFORMS conference in Huntington Beach, CA in April 2015.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities. The UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division and graduate instruction.