Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

  • University of New Hampshire
  • Durham, NH, USA
  • Oct 13, 2020
Full time   Business: Other

Job Description


The Decision Sciences Department in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2021, pending final approval from the provost. The candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research agenda that aligns with the Department’s mission. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching interests in statistical and/or computing aspects of modern, complex data, text mining, or closely related areas.

The position will have responsibility for teaching required and elective graduate and undergraduate courses in various areas: statistics, information systems, management science/operations research, and/or operations management. The standard teaching load for the position is two courses per semester. The candidate is expected to be highly active in our undergraduate and graduate specializations in Information Systems and Business Analytics. A primary consideration will be the candidate’s ability to significantly contribute to the Department’s new Master of Science in Business Analytics, which launched in Fall 2020. Desirable characteristics include skill in working with culturally diverse constituencies in the academic environment.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must have or be near completion of an appropriate doctoral degree, and should provide evidence of, or potential for, excellence in research, teaching, and service in a public research university setting.

Application Details

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample evidence of research activity, teaching evaluations or a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (see instructions below). Submit all materials to:

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the portal.

The Decision Sciences Department is one of six departments in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. The Peter T. Paul College is an AACSB accredited business school in the state of New Hampshire with world-class academic programs in business administration, economics, and hospitality management. We have approximately 2,600 students in our undergraduate majors, several hundred undergraduate minors, and 300 students in graduate programs, including MBA (full-time, part-time, and online), MS Accounting, MS Finance, MS Business Analytics, and MA and Ph.D. in Economics. Paul College is located in a state-of-the-art facility with 115,000 square feet of space and high-tech classrooms and breakout meeting rooms.

The University of New Hampshire is the flagship research institution in the University System of New Hampshire, which includes four institutions across the Granite State. The university is categorized as an R1 institution under the Carnegie Classification system. As a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university, we transform the frontiers of space, explore the depths of the world’s oceans, and sustain the natural environment, all while fueling the innovation economy in northern New England. Our 15,000 students add to the creativity and diversity in our vibrant seacoast community. The University of New Hampshire embraces the “Live Free or Die” spirit and proudly serves the seacoast, state, and nation as a leading center of innovation and beacon of freedom.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.



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