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Assistant Professor in Business Analytic Cluster

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The University of California at Riverside is implementing a major expansion of our faculty ( and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work.
This announcement aims to fill two positions in the area of Business Analytics. Placement of successful candidates is expected to be in the Business School but may also involve appointments with Statistics, Economics, and Engineering departments. We are seeking candidates with strong research training who have achieved, or have the potential to achieve, scholarly distinction, and have a record of quality teaching. Each successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a related field and a proven record of research accomplishment and interest in Business Analytics with strong methodological skills in Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Machine Learning or related fields. A record of, or potential for, academic program development is also desirable.

The desired start date is July 1, 2017. Our clear priority is to hire at the senior (Full and Associate) Level; however, advanced junior candidates may also be considered. Screening of candidates will commence immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

The School currently has six endowed chair titles to be filled. These include three A. Gary Anderson Endowed Presidential Chairs in Business Administration, the A. Gary Anderson Endowed Chair in Finance, the Logistics Team Presidential Chair in Supply Chain Management, and the Ely Callaway Chair in Social Responsibility. Highly qualified candidates will be considered for these chair titles.

Candidate may be appointed to any of the six areas of research at the School of Business Administration, i.e. Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, CV, evidence of research and teaching excellence, selected articles, and the names and contact information of three references to one of the links below. In addition, a statement that addresses past or planned contributions to our university’s mission of increasing access for and achievement by individuals from underrepresented groups is also required in the candidate package.

Inquiries may be made to Professor Bala Balachander at

Associate and Full Candidates apply at the following link:
Advanced Assistant Candidates apply at the following link:

The School of Business Administration ( shares the mission of the University of California system to be known as a leading center of excellence for research and teaching. In the last three years, The School of Business Administration has been successful in hiring a significant number of new faculty who will enhance its research and teaching mission.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is based on a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations #1

  • Teaching Evaluations #2 (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations #3 (Optional)

  • Reference Letter #1 (Optional)

  • Reference Letter #2 (Optional)

  • Reference Letter #3 (Optional)

  • Misc/ Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Journal Article #1

  • Journal Article #2 (Optional)

  • Journal Article #3 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required