The University of Tulsa - Collins College of Business
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Assistant or Associate Professor of Data Analytics
The University of Tulsa - Collins College of Business
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Type: Full Time
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business has an opening for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Business Analytics – rank commensurate with experience – starting August 2024. The faculty member we are seeking will have the skill sets to teach operations management in the College’s undergraduate and graduate programs and engage in quality scholarly research. Salary and teaching load are commensurate with education and experience and are competitive with AACSB-accredited research institutions. The title of the position is flexible according to the candidate’s qualifications.
Fringe benefits include life, health, disability insurance, and retirement. The University of Tulsa also offers free tuition for faculty dependents. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversifying its faculty and staff. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant will have the skills to contribute to the department’s teaching needs in the areas of business analytics and statistics in the College’s undergraduate, MBA, and Master of Science in Operations Management, Business Analytics (MSBA) programs. The applicant must maintain active and productive research in the expanding field of Business Analytics, broadly defined, and engage in appropriate professional and service activities.
Candidates who possess a Ph.D. degree in an analytic discipline (Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Management Science, or Operations Management) are invited to apply. Although ABD’s close to completion will be considered for the position, provided they will complete their degree prior to the position start date in August 2024, preference will be given to candidates who have completed their doctorate.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in high-quality, innovative, and as appropriate, externally funded research, and to deliver high-quality effective teaching. Preference is for candidates with Ph.D.’s in Operations Management or Management Science with a demonstrated and ongoing record of impactful research, who have strong industry engagement, and proven ability to link theory and practice in their area(s) of expertise. Experience in data science is desirable.
The College, University, and Local Community
The Collins College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, which maintains the highest standards for business schools in the world, and has been named one of the top undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek and Princeton Review. Home to approximately 500 undergraduate business students and 200 graduate business students, the College has four academic units and approximately 35 full-time business faculty positions. Degree offerings include Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accounting (MAcc), online Master of Energy Business (MEB), and the BS in Business Administration (BSBA). The CCB has partnerships and working relationships with higher education institutions in Ireland and Germany. It enjoys excellent relationships with businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the Tulsa metropolitan area and nationally.
The University of Tulsa is the oldest private educational institution in Oklahoma, with an endowment exceeding $1.5 billion. Total enrollment is approximately 4,000 students, distributed among five colleges: Collins College of Business, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, Oxley College of Health and Natural Sciences, and the College of Law. In 2022, fifty-four percent of TU’s freshman class graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and graduating students held a 97% placement rate. Additional information about TU and the Collins College of Business may be found at https://business.utulsa.edu/.
Tulsa has a population of over one million across its combined metropolitan statistical area and a cost-of-living index of 82.4%, making it one of the most affordable and livable cities in the United States. Located in the rolling Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma, the city has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with numerous cultural opportunities, including two major art museums; professional resident opera, ballet, symphony, and theater companies; and exceptional medical, recreational, and business facilities. In addition, the city boasts a strong emphasis on quality of life. Time magazine named the Tulsa Gathering Place Park as one of the top 100 places to visit in the world in 2019. The University’s front door sits on historic Route 66. The Route will celebrate its Centennial in 2026. The University partners with Mother Road Market, the region’s only non-profit food hall that houses dozens of food entrepreneurs. Tulsa International Airport is serviced by most major airlines, including American, Delta, United, and Southwest Airlines.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Members of the search committee will be attending INFORMS (October 15 – 18, 2023, Pheonix, AZ) and DSI 2023 (November 18 – 20, 2023, Atlanta, GA) to interview candidates. Initial interviews may also take place via Zoom or Teams. Applications should indicate whether applicants intend to attend the DSI meeting.
Candidates should submit an application package by the link below that contains:
(i) A letter of interest,
(ii) copies of applicable teaching evaluations,
(iii) current resume or curriculum vitae,
(iv) names and contact information of three references
About The University of Tulsa - Collins College of Business
At Collins College, our mission is to cultivate the next generation of business leaders. Our faculty offer a personalized, transformative curriculum that prepares students to become forward-thinking, problem solvers in this rapidly changing world. We want students to embrace the challenges of academic rigor through "real world" experiences that utilize both local and global connections to our diverse network of companies and leaders. Our students are the future of business; find out how to join The Collins College Of Business in opening the doors to their future.