The Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management (IROM) at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position (starting Fall 2023) in the area of Business Analytics at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in scholars who are applying quantitative methods to business problems and can teach Business Analytics courses.
A successful candidate will be expected to have an active research program, teach business analytics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, and be involved in service to the University and the profession. We invite applications from diverse areas including, but not limited to, Computer Science, Decision Science, Information Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Statistics.
IROM is a vibrant, interdisciplinary, department that serves a large, growing, and diverse student body. We expect that the successful candidate will contribute to the department’s strengths, be a team player, and be comfortable in an interdisciplinary setting. We strongly encourage qualified candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Moreover, we encourage qualified candidates with demonstrable skills, expertise and accomplishments in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility to apply. Candidates are encouraged to include a brief discussion of how their demonstrable skills in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility will be reflected in their research, teaching and/or mentorship. More information about IROM and the McCombs School can be found at https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/departments/irom.
Further questions about the position should be directed to Professor Guoming Lai (firstname.lastname@example.org), Business Analytics Faculty Search Committee Chair.
A background check will be conducted on applicants selected for the position prior to appointment.
The required qualification is a Doctoral degree expected by the time that the candidate joins the faculty.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
All applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a statement of research interests, and a job market paper. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of support to be sent separately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled, but the review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2022 – we expect to start conducting interviews shortly afterwards, including at the 2022 annual INFORMS conference at Indianapolis. Candidates interested in talking to us at major conferences this fall should ensure that their applications are complete before they attend.
The McCombs School, with its top-ranked faculty and educational
programs, offers a stimulating and collegial environment for
research and teaching. The Information, Risk,
and Operations Management (IROM) Department offers courses
and concentrations in the undergraduate, MBA, MSc. in IT Management
(MSTIM), MSc. in Business Analytics (MSBA), and PhD programs. The
School's Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies,
Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence, Center for Research
in Electronic Commerce, The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy,
Law and Business, Healthcare initiative and other research centers
and initiatives provide opportunities for IROM faculty to
collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines and to interact