Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Analytics

University of Washington

Posted Under: Seattle, Washington jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 98101
Posted On: 2017-09-23 09:00:00

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington
Tacoma invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of
Business Analytics in its AACSB-accredited program. With funding
from the Milgard Endowment, this position carries the title of
"Milgard Professor." This full-time position has a 9-month service
period and begins September 2018 (Autumn Quarter). A successful
candidate will demonstrate evidence of teaching and research
competence in Business Analytics. Candidates from the Management
Information Systems/Technology, Operations Management, Management
Science, Marketing, Decision Science and other domains relevant to
business analytics are encouraged to apply, provided they have a
strong focus in data analytics.
Strong candidates will demonstrate outstanding research
capabilities, have an active research program, be committed to
effective teaching, have an interest and ability to teach and
research across disciplines and possess a desire to be an integral
member of a team of faculty and staff that are committed to
excellence. We seek candidates that will contribute as engaged
researchers and colleagues to serve our growing school and
Teaching qualifications and/or interests should include
undergraduate and graduate courses in several of the following
areas: business intelligence & analytics, data/text mining,
database management, business process management, analytical
decision-making and social media analytics.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent)
in a relevant field (e.g. Management Information
Systems/Technology, Operations Management, Management Science,
Marketing, or Decision Science)
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma
is an urban-serving university that shares the University of
Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and
is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and
economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in
renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse
district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and
cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and
inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students,
staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for
intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a
strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It
offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability
including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development.
It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership
& Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology
corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic
Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway
to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW
Tacoma, please visit
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a
multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong
relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community.
The School's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and
Center for Information Based Management offer opportunities for
teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission.
The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 650
students in its undergraduate, MBA, Masters in Accounting (MAcc)
and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs, and is
in the process of developing a new Master of Science in Business
Analytics program. Additional information about the Milgard School
of Business can be found at
UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and
generally participate in lower division, upper division, and
graduate instruction
Application Instructions
The position will remain open until filled with an application
deadline of October 1, 2017. Applicants should include:

A cover letter describing academic qualifications and
experience for this position with reference to your experience and
teaching effectiveness. Applicants' statements should detail how
their 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 experiences should note
how their work will further UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and
inclusion. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight any
interdisciplinary aspects of their research and/or ways in which
they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the
A curriculum vitae.
At least three letters of reference.

Applications should be submitted electronically to . Questions can be
directed to the chair of the search committee, Greg Rose, at
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled
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