University of Pittsburgh — Full / Associate Professor in Business Analytics

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a senior faculty (Full/Associate Professor) tenure-stream position in Business Analytics (BA) starting Fall 2019.  

The BA position will support and lead the Business Analytics and Operations (BAO) area’s growing research and teaching needs.  In addition to strong research and teaching background in theory and methodology, candidates should have demonstrated expertise in working with empirical data and applied data analytics for contemporary business problems.  The ideal candidate would be well versed in various facets of Business Analytics (e.g., machine learning, data visualization, data mining & modeling, text mining, predictive and prescriptive modeling, optimization and simulation). Candidates must have a PhD in a related field, and leadership experience in an academic unit is desirable. 

Business Analytics is one of the strategic thrusts at the Katz Graduate School of Business, and several Business Analytics programs have been initiated recently.  We expect the new faculty member to be capable of leading the BAO Area and communicating effectively with constituents through research and teaching focus on analytics.  Research collaborations are encouraged across various units at the University of Pittsburgh.  

Applications may be submitted electronically in confidence to:
Materials submitted must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research and work experience, three recommendation letters and recent papers.

Priority will be given to applications received by October 31, 2018, though the search committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  The BAO faculty will be conducting initial interviews at the INFORMS National Meeting in Phoenix, AZ in November 2018.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled