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Assistant Professor in Business Analytics at University of Cincinnati

  • 1.  Assistant Professor in Business Analytics at University of Cincinnati

    Posted 10-19-2021 04:02
    Edited by Yichen Qin 10-19-2021 04:02

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Business Analytics, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati

    The Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems (OBAIS) in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Business Analytics, beginning either January 2022 or August 2022. Our Business Analytics faculty maintain a vigorous research agenda in diverse analytical areas including Machine Learning, Statistics, Data Science, Simulation, Optimization, and Operations. Our faculty also have opportunities to work with the UC Center for Business Analytics, a consortium of nearly 30 member companies including Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Fifth Third Bank, GE Aviation, Kroger, P&G, Macy's, US Bank, and others, to promote collaboration among industry, UC faculty, and students in analytical problem-solving.

    A doctoral degree in Analytics, Statistics, Machine Learning, or a related area must be completed prior to the effective date of appointment (i.e., January 1, 2022 for a Spring 2022 term start or August 15, 2022 for a Fall 2022 term start).

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Candidates may be expected to teach in all levels of doctoral, master's, and undergraduate programs on Business Analytics topics, such as machine learning, statistics, or simulation, in both in-person and online settings; conduct and publish Business Analytics research in top journals; and contribute to internal and professional service needs such as serving on journal editorial boards and working on UC committees.

    Application Process
    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Interested candidates must apply online at, for position number XXXXXX.  Application packets should include:  a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching records and evaluations (if applicable), contact information for three references, and any other relevant supporting documentation (e.g., sample research papers, peer teaching reviews, etc.) as available.

    Direct all inquiries to Analytics Faculty Recruiting Committee co-chairs: Yichen Qin (, Craig Froehle (

    About Us
    As part of a thriving, top-25 research university in a city with many Fortune 500 companies, the Lindner College of Business delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning in a multi-disciplinary environment, adding real-world value to students and the communities they serve. The college enrolls over 4,200 undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students and provides them with unique opportunities to build professional experience, cultural competency and leadership skills through co-operative education, internships, field-study research, and cross-disciplinary studios. The college's new $120 million, 225,000-square-foot facility, opened in Fall 2019, firmly positions Lindner among the nation's best business schools with high growth potential.

    The OBAIS Department, the largest department in the college, offers nationally recognized educational programs in operations, business analytics, and information systems. In particular, the Master of Science in Business Analytics program has been named the No.1 MS in Data Science in the country by Predictive Analytics Today, and ranked 18th globally and 7th nationally among U.S. public universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The OBAIS department was awarded the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize for its innovative approach to curriculum that effectively prepares students to be successful operations research and analytics professionals after graduation.

    UC's Center for Business Analytics serves organizations- locally and nationally-to be best-in-class in analytics. The Center brings together academia and practice by connecting faculty and students with member companies through symposiums, training, and problem-solving including student projects and internships.

    As a center of commerce for a region of over two million people, the city of Cincinnati is a hub of innovation that attracts top business talent from all over the world. Cincinnati provides big city opportunities for business professionals with a high quality of life and a low cost of living. According to Forbes, Cincinnati is the 5th most affordable city in America, and the 9th best for raising a family. Healthgrades recognizes Cincinnati as #1 among the 44 US largest cities on the health care index, and U.S. News & World Report has ranked Cincinnati as the #1 city to live in Ohio. The community is welcoming, friendly, and inclusive. Mashable has ranked Cincinnati one of America's most social cities, and the Human Rights Campaign gives the city a perfect score on its Municipal Equality Index for LGBTQ inclusiveness. 

    The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with a disability, including veterans who are disabled; we are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Applicants may find further information about the university at, the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at, the OBAIS department at and the UC Center for Business Analytics at