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Clinical Faculty Position in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management

Company: University of St. Thomas
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Operations and Supply Chain Management Department at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business invites applications for a full-time, clinical faculty position in business analytics and operations management, beginning in September 2021. Clinical appointments will be without tenure and are not tenure-track appointments. Primary duties of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in business analytics and supply chain management, active engagement with the analytics profession and industry, and service to the college and university.

The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. The college offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics, a joint degree program with Graduate Programs in Software in the College of Engineering that has over 150 students. The college also offers a graduate certificate in business analytics that can be taken as a stand-alone option or as part of an MBA program. The college has a growing, interdisciplinary minor in Data Analytics in collaboration with departments from the College of Arts & Sciences and a new undergraduate co-concentration in business analytics. The department offers its own concentration in operations management and teaches undergraduate and graduate core courses in operations management and statistics.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The Opus College of Business employs a mission-driven approach to management education and delivers a diverse portfolio of offerings including undergraduate, MBA, and specialized graduate business programs. The Operations and Supply Chain Management Department consists of faculty members with a range of teaching and research expertise in a myriad of subspecialties who share a dedication to the College's mission and desire for strong working relationships with the Twin Cities business community. The Opus College of Business and the Department are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of principled business leaders adept at honoring and collaborating across differences to drive innovation and sustainable economic growth.


At a minimum, qualifications include (1) M.B.A. or Master's degree in statistics, operations management, business analytics or another closely related field (U.S. or foreign equivalent); (2) prior experience or demonstrated ability to teach in an educational institution or corporate/executive setting; and (3) five years of corporate/industry experience and demonstrated expertise in analytics and/or supply chain management. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and in engaging in service to the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department, the Opus College of Business, and the University of St. Thomas.

The successful candidate must be willing and able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in business analytics and operations management. We are interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to providing leadership in teaching, professional engagement, or service toward building an equitable and diverse academic environment.

Significant industry experience in business analytics, operations management and/or information systems is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, SQL, and/or Power BI. A demonstrated interest in emerging technologies - including artificial intelligence, Blockchain, robotics, the Internet of Things - is also preferred.

Candidates should show strong promise to contribute to the intellectual and practical lives of students and other stakeholders and to remain current in the field through professional practice, content creation, and engagement with the local business community. Doing so entails a commitment to play an integral role in the Opus College of Business and its mission to develop "effective, principled business leaders who think globally, act ethically and create enduring value for society."

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this opportunity, all interested applicants must apply online at https://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. There are multiple parts to the application process. Applicants will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload their supplemental application materials:

Curriculum vitae or resume Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a statement on teaching philosophy and any student evaluations. A statement of the commitment of the candidate to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Please do not upload any additional documents into the other available fields within the candidate profile at this time. Further application materials may be requested at a later date, but no additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this time.

After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job specific application. Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter, detailing your interest in the opportunity.

To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials should be received by May 21, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Senior Associate Dean Michael Garrison, at mjgarrison@stthomas.edu. If you encounter issues with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at EMPLOYMENT@stthomas.edu.

About the University of St Thomas

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000+ students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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