Assistant or Associate Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida

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The Department of Information Technology & Operations Management (ITOM) in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor in Supply Chain Management with strong background in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, starting Fall 2022. The position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate level Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and Business analytics courses, and strong research in these areas.

Job description and expectations:

The successful candidate will teach departmental and Executive Programs' courses, both undergraduate and graduate; assist in curriculum development; maintain strong research activity; possess a passion for research and working with the students. ITOM offers courses in several formats: traditional in-person lecture, lecture-capture/hybrid (mixed online), and fully on-line. Familiarity and/or interest in all three delivery methods is necessary. Emphasis will be placed on excellence and ability to publish in premier journals.

About FAU: Established in 1961, Florida Atlantic University ( is part of the state university system of Florida and is a Carnegie-classified "higher research activity" doctoral granting institution. A public research university currently serving more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students on campuses, FAU is strategically situated along more than 100 miles of Florida's beautiful southeastern coastline in Broward, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties. FAU features one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The main campus is located in Boca Raton.

About College of Business: The FAU College of Business is one of the largest AACSB-accredited colleges of business in the United States with more than 8,500 students. The college has six departments and an impressive offering of degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including Ph.D.) as well as many online, executive, and certificate programs. The College of Business was named one of the 2011 "Best Business Schools" by The Princeton Review as well as one of America's "Top 50 Business Schools for Entrepreneurs" and "Top 25 Online Business Programs" by U.S. News and World Report. The FAU Sports Management MBA is ranked in the "Top 10 Worldwide" by SportBusiness International. For more information about the FAU College of Business, please visit .

The College of Business is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

About ITOM Department: The Department of Information Technology and Operations Management's (ITOM) mission is to develop competence in information systems, business analytics, supply chain and operations management and related decision sciences disciplines for traditional and nontraditional students across the College of Business; to produce skilled individuals proficient in information technology who are able to contribute effectively to their organizations and communities in an ever-evolving technological environment; to engage in an active partnership with the business community; and to continually innovate and increase the quality of its educational and research activities in a manner that increases education effectiveness and global reach. The Department seeks to leverage FAU's south Florida location, which is one of the country's most dynamic areas of international trade and transportation. In addition, the ITOM Department has just launched two new graduate programs, MS in Supply Chain Management and MS in Business Analytics. The Department is also relaunching its PhD program in Fall 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:Required:
An earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution by the time of appointment in the field of Operations/Supply Chain Management (SCM) and/or Business Analytics, or in a related discipline such as Management Information Systems (MIS), Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related academic area, is required.

Demonstrated ability to publish in high quality academic journals is also required, as is a commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement.

The ability to teach classes in various teaching modes is also required.

The ability to teach classes in business analytics and SCM is required, and the ability to teach MIS is a plus.

Candidates applying for the Assistant Professor position should possess an ongoing research program, preferably based on technical solutions, with the proven potential to excel in the area of business analytics/SCM.

Beyond a strong foundation in academic business analytics, the candidate should have demonstrable technical skills to implement business analytics solutions in areas such as algorithm development, machine learning, and/or big data analysis. In addition, applicants would ideally have strong research interests in any of the following: supply chain analytics, blockchain, IoT, Industry 4.0, and the application of modern technologies in business environments. Industry experience in analytics and SCM is strongly desired.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

Demonstrated record and commitment to excellence in teaching and working with students.

Working with business community, research grants, and commitment to program development.Salary:Commensurate with ExperienceCollege or Department:College of BusinessLocation:DavieWork Days and Hours:NAApplication Deadline: 2022-08-08-07:00Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU's Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) documentation of teaching evaluations and a sample of current research, (4) names and contact information for at least three references.

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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