Visiting Assistant Professor in Analytics & Operations Management

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Global Management

The Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University seeks a full-time visiting faculty member qualified to teach undergraduate courses in business analytics, quantitative modeling, and/or operations management. The appointment will start in August 2019 and last for two academic years (August 2019 - May 2021).

The Freeman College, an AACSB-accredited unit, offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. We believe that an education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. Thus, we seek faculty members capable of contributing to this mission. We also embrace the teacher-scholar model. Although visiting faculty are not required to engage in research, we look with particular favor on those who are making creative intellectual contributions to both teaching and scholarship in their fields. The teaching load for visiting faculty members is six classes per year.

A record of excellence in undergraduate teaching is required. Qualified candidates will have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS AT BUCKNELL

The approximately 550 students in the Freeman College of Management may choose among six majors offered by highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. The College currently offers majors in accounting, business analytics, finance, global management, managing for sustainability, and markets, innovation and design. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.

APPLICATION

Review of applications will begin no later than March 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell’s career site at: http://jobs.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/listing.

Complete files must include a letter of application, a current vita (including the names and contact information of three references), evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Questions about this position may be directed to Prof. Matt Bailey (matt.bailey@bucknell.edu).

About Bucknell

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community

Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

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