Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

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Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

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UNH Paul College Decisions Sciences

Summary of Position

The Department of Decision Sciences in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2024. The position will have responsibility for teaching required and elective graduate and undergraduate courses in business analytics. The standard teaching load for the positions is four courses per academic year. The Department of Decision Sciences offers courses in the Master of Business Analytics program, Master of Business Administration program, and in the undergraduate Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA) option (major). Preference will be given to those candidates with research and teaching interests in optimization modeling, text mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or a closely related area.

Additional Job Information

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, sample evidence of research activity such as a journal publication or working paper, a statement of how your teaching supports diversity and inclusion, and three letters of reference (see following instructions). Submit all materials. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, please submit your application by September 30, 2023. The search committee will be conducting initial interviews at the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the jobs.usnh.edu portal.

The Department of Decision Sciences is one of six departments in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. The Peter T. Paul College is a nationally ranked and AACSB accredited business school in the state of New Hampshire with world-class academic programs in business administration, economics, and hotel and hospitality management. We are an inclusive community that respects and harnesses the power of diverse perspectives, identities, and experiences to enhance learning. The College has over 100 full-time faculty, approximately 2,400 students in our undergraduate majors, several hundred undergraduate minors, and 400 students in graduate programs, including MBA (full-time, part-time, and online), MS Accounting, MS Finance, MS Business Analytics, and MS and Ph.D. in Economics. Paul College faculty and students enjoy a state-of-the-art facility with 115,000 square feet of space and high-tech classrooms, a behavioral research laboratory, and breakout meeting rooms.

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Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Operations Management, Data Science, Analytics, or a related field by August 2024, and should provide evidence of, or potential for, excellence in research, teaching, and service in a public research university setting.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Candidates should demonstrate skill in working with culturally diverse constituencies in the academic environment and an ability to cultivate external relations with community leaders, institutions, and stakeholders.

Salary Information

The salary for the positions is commensurate with AACSB norms and is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

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