[AISWorld] Assistant Professor: Analytics

Kai R. Larsen Kai.Larsen at Colorado.EDU
Thu Sep 15 12:35:34 EDT 2016


The Information Management group within the division of Management and Entrepreneurship (http://www.colorado.edu/leeds/management-entrepreneurship) situated at the Leeds School of Business, the University of Colorado at Boulder seeks an assistant professor or experienced assistant professor whose research demonstrates a design science approach to the application or development of big and unstructured data, cognitive computing, or visualization and discovery. The candidate should have a strong understanding of business analytics/data science, statistics, and methods.

We seek candidates who: are adept at technology, but are more than technologists; who understand the industrial reality of technology, but whose practice expands beyond it; who view technology as a tool in their research and teaching, but seek out unorthodox and unique approaches. In short, candidates who think creatively, critically and conceptually about technological practices are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to teach courses such as: Business Data Management, Business Analytics, as well as self-developed classes in her or his area of expertise. The candidate will engage students and faculty from diverse disciplines and actively participate in curriculum development and other programmatic initiatives that encourage curiosity and creativity within research and learning. The University of Colorado exists within one of the most vibrant technology startup towns in the U.S., including many big and unstructured data companies. Boulder and towns within 10 minute drives (Lafayette, Louisville, and Longmont) are all common entries on rankings of best U.S. towns to live in.

The position provides an opportunity to engage with a breadth of technology initiatives and departments, including Computer Science<http://www.colorado.edu/cs/>, Information Science<http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/academics/information-science>, ATLAS<http://atlas.colorado.edu/>, and Silicon Flatirons<http://siliconflatirons.org/index.php>. Position beginning August 2017. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of Colorado pay scale.

The University of Colorado at Boulder, and the city of Boulder, offers a rich intellectual, cultural, recreational, and family-friendly environment.  The economy of the Front Range of Colorado is strong, and private support for the University and the Leeds School is increasing steadily, as evidenced by our new programs and solid MBA program.  The University of Colorado and the Leeds School of Business are nationally recognized for the excellence of our faculty, programs, and students.  By joining the Management and Entrepreneurship Division, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence.

Qualifications: A PhD degree in information systems, information science, computer science, or other related disciplines is required.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of research excellence. Industry and/or government experience is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be submitted online – mail or email submissions cannot be accepted. We will begin reviewing applications upon receipt, and will continue our search until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the materials listed below. 1. Cover Letter; 2. Current curriculum vitae; 3. Evidence of research effectiveness, such as one to three publications, conference papers or working manuscripts; 4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student evaluations, course syllabi or teaching portfolios; 5. Contact information for three academic references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation upon invitation.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10255 - Leeds School of Business

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 13, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jessica Kret

Posting Contact Email: jessica.kret at colorado.edu

Position Number: 00727168

Link: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=06656&lang=en

Kai R. Larsen
Principal, Human Behavior Project<http://www.theorizeit.org/>
Profiles: Leeds<http://www.colorado.edu/business/kai-r-larsen>, ResearchGate<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kai_Larsen>, Google Scholar<https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_qBDX98AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao>
Leeds School of Business
University of Colorado
995 Regent Dr.
Boulder, CO 80309

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