POSITION: Visiting Faculty APPOINTMENT: Open Rank DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: School of Business AVAILABLE: September 1, 2019 POSTING DATE: June 7, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: The School of Business at the University of Redlands welcomes applications for a visiting faculty position in Business Analytics, Decision Sciences, and Operations at open rank.
The University of Redlands (www.redlands.edu) is recognized as a premiere regional liberal education institution, situated on a picturesque campus in the city of Redlands, within one hour of Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree and Lake Arrowhead. The School of Business offers innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs at several locations throughout Southern California. The position is for one year through June 30, 2020 and may be renewable.
The Redlands Business School offers a variety of coursework in business analytics, data-driven decision-making, management science/operations research, and operations management at the graduate and undergraduate level. The Redlands MBA has a one-of-its-kind concentration in Location Analytics and the MBA is offered both online and on-ground. The selected candidate is expected to teach courses in this area. The School also aspires to develop a cutting-edge Business Analytics concentration for its MSIT and MBA programs, and ultimately a graduate degree in analytics and data science. The selected candidate will be expected to teach up to 24 units in the 2019-20 year. Preference will be given to applicants with solid teaching experience (on-ground and online). Consideration will also be given to candidates with interest in scholarly research and/or industry implementations of business analytics. Business experience is preferred, but not required. In addition to teaching and scholarly activities, faculty also participate in School- and University-wide service; and interact with the Greater Southern California region's business community.
Students in the university’s School of Business span the greater southern California region comprised of Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Orange, and San Bernardino counties. Students usually have a diversity of professional and life experiences and often include veterans. Applications should describe in their letter of interest their teaching philosophy and how their teaching and/or scholarship will advance analytically-educated critical thinkers and problem-solvers. A diversity statement is also required as part of the application documenting any academic and/or professional experience with teaching, advising, mentoring a diverse body of students, as well as providing consulting to diverse business, government, and non-profit organizations.
POSITION CRITERIA: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Management Science, Operations Research, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have a completed Ph.D. before the anticipated start date of September 1, 2019. Hires beyond the Visiting Assistant Professor level must be justified through significant and sustained teaching. All applicants should have a record of teaching achievement in their functional area and vibrant interest in cross-functional teaching, adult learners, and business education within the context of traditional liberal arts and science disciplines. The School of Business operates without discipline-based departments. The selected candidate must be able to competently interact with a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty.
INQUIRIES: Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Avijit Sarkar, Prof. of Analytics & Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit by email (i) a letter addressing the required and preferred characteristics including a statement of teaching philosophy, (ii) curriculum vita, (iii) copies of transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice), (iv) teaching evaluations, (v) diversity statement, and (vi) the names and contact information for three references followed by letters, to search coordinator Mary Dupree at SB_Employment@redlands.edu. Mailed applications should be addressed to Analytics Faculty Search, c/o Mary Dupree, School of Business, 204 Hornby Hall, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92373-0999. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.
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About University of Redlands
The University of Redlands is a private, independent liberal arts university committed to providing a personalized education that frees students to make enlightened choices.
Redlands emphasizes academic rigor, curricular diversity and innovative teaching. Redlands fosters a community of scholars and encourages a pluralistic notion of values by challenging assumptions and stereotypes in both classes and activities. A Redlands education goes beyond training to embrace a reflective understanding of our world; it proceeds from information to insight, from knowledge to meaning.
Welcoming intellectually curious students of diverse religious, ethnic, national and socioeconomic backgrounds, the University seeks to develop responsible citizenship as part of a complete education. Redlands encourages a community atmosphere with exceptional opportunity for student leadership and interaction. For working adults, the University offers innovative academic programs at convenient locations and times.
Redlands blends liberal arts and professional programs, applied and theoretical study, traditional majors and self-designed contracts for graduation. Small classes enable each student to parti...cipate in class discussion, to work closely with professors, and to receive extensive individual attention. Redlands remains sensitive to contemporary trends in society and challenges students to commit themselves to a lifetime of learning.
One of the first institutions of its kind, the University of Redlands School of Business is in sync with the complex needs of today’s adult professional learners. We are committed to increasing access to graduate and undergraduate degree completion programs for individuals with active lives and busy schedules.
Because we understand that time and availability is at a premium for our students, we offer seven convenient campus locations all over Southern California. This means the reputation and value of a true Redlands education is never far from your home or workplace. Furthermore, our classes meet in the evening, once or twice weekly, so you can engage with your degree program without interfering with your daily responsibilities.
Our programs are designed to offer practical, real-world insights into the issues that are shaping the modern business sector. Management best practices, ethical problem solving, public speaking and communication, information technology and critical thinking are just some of the areas of focus that will sharpen your mind and revitalize your career prospects.