The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track lecturer / senior lecturer position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems and business analytics. This position has a nine-month service period and is effective September 16, 2017. Candidates must have a Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Management Information Systems/Technology, Operations Management, Management Science, Decision Science or Industrial Engineering domains or a related field. A doctoral degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in MIS, OM, MS, DS, IE and practical real world experience is preferred but not a requirement.
Candidates must be able to teach a variety of information systems and business analytics courses (such as introduction to information systems/technology, IT project management, business analytics, social media analytics, statistics, data/text mining, database management, business process and workflow analysis, big data management) at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be willing to provide service to the university, the business school and the information systems/business analytics profession.
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 http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
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 Business Analytics 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 starting a new Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program in September 2017. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business
Applications received before May 1, 2017, will receive priority review and the position will remain open until filled. 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 ways in which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the campus.
- A curriculum vitae.
- At least three letters of reference.
- Copies of recent student evaluations.
Applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Haluk Demirkan, at email@example.com
When you submit your application, please type the following in your email subject line: Fulltime Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics/ Information Systems
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 status, or genetic information.