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Assistant Professor - Business Analytics
California State University, Northridge

Date Posted Oct. 17, 2019
Title Assistant Professor - Business Analytics
University California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA, United States
Department Systems and Operations Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 19, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Business - General
    Decision Sciences

Candidates must possess experience and expertise in the application of data science to business problems. Doctoral degree in Business Analytics, Data Science, Applied Statistics, Operations Research, or Operations Management with a heavy focus on Analytics, or a closely related field from an accredited program is required by August 19, 2020. Priority will be given to candidates with teaching/research interests in business analytics, and experience in data visualization tools and statistical programming software. Evidence of effective teaching potential is required and prior teaching experience in data science and/or operations management is highly desirable. Evidence of scholarly research potential in a field related to data science or operations management is also required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment and ability to work, teach and mentor a diverse student population. At the time of appointment, candidates must meet current AACSB International standards for classification as Scholarly Academic (SA), and must continue to maintain this classification throughout their tenure. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

The successful candidate is expected to deliver excellent teaching in undergraduate and graduate-level courses, develop course and/or curriculum in Business Analytics in collaboration with the college faculty, produce quality research, and engage in service activities for the department, college, university and community. In order to earn promotion and tenure, faculty are required to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to effective teaching, to engage actively in discipline-based research that results in refereed journal publications, and to contribute to the university and community. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin November 27, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the Interfolio application website address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:

Please note that two different positions are announced by the Systems and Operations Management Department this year. Applicants who meet the qualifications of both positions must submit two separate applications using the link in each announcement.

  • In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

    The person holding this position may be considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

    CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the SOM department at (818) 677-2470.

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Contact Information

  • Amir Gharehgozli, Ph.D.
    Systems and Operations Management
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordhoff Street
    Northridge, CA 91330-8378


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