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Associate or Full Professor/Area Director of AIO
University of Kansas


Date Posted Oct. 5, 2018
Title Associate or Full Professor/Area Director of AIO
University University of Kansas
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Lawrence, KS
    United States
 
  • Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Business - General
    Logistics/Supply Chain Management
 
 

Associate or Full Professor/Area Director of AIO
Business

Position Overview

This is a full-time, 9-month, academic year, tenured appointment within the Analytics, Information Systems, and Operations Management (AIO) Area of the School of Business at the University of Kansas. The Area Director responsibilities include leading, administering, and coordinating activities within the area and representing the area to the School and University. The Area Director has decision making authority over the area budget, participates in faculty evaluations and salary decisions, is responsible for coordinating curricula and faculty development within the area, and communicates area accomplishments, needs, and opportunities. The Area Director will have summer administrative responsibilities that will include summer salary.

Associate or full Professor responsibilities include teaching two courses each year, mentoring junior faculty and students, and maintaining a limited research agenda. This position will report to the Dean and Executive Associate Dean.

Candidates with prior experience in an administrative or managerial position, in academia or industry, are encouraged to apply. Women and minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Business, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description

60% AIO Area Director
Manage the area budget.
Represent area interests within the School and University.
Plan and conduct hiring and development of faculty and staff.
Conduct faculty evaluations and determine merit adjustments with input from the research team, program directors, and dean’s office.
Coordinate curricular development and course scheduling.
Know accreditation standards and provide leadership in maintaining accreditation.
Actively participate on the administrative team with other area directors, program directors, and the deans.
Assist the Dean and KU Endowment in raising private funds to benefit the area.
Maintain, grow, and coordinate the area’s external advisory boards and connections with companies and other external organizations.
Engage in school, university and professional service activities.

20% Teaching
Teach two courses per year in an AIO discipline. Courses may be required or elective, undergraduate, graduate, and/or doctoral level.

20% Research
Mentor doctoral students and junior faculty in conducting research leading to publication in prestigious academic journals.
Conduct a limited program of research directed toward publications in prestigious academic journals.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of these requirements will be made through (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments; 2) current resume; 3) contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.

For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:
A Ph.D. in a discipline directly related to AIO area (e.g., Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Operations Management).
A record of achievement in teaching to warrant a tenured track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.
A record of achievement in research to warrant a tenured track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.
For appointment at the rank of Full Professor:
A Ph.D. in a discipline directly related to AIO area (e.g., Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Operations Management).
Established record of achievement in teaching to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of Full Professor
Established record of achievement in research to warrant a tenured track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.


 
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