The Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Department in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to support and strengthen our programs in web/mobile application development, software development, cloud computing, and enterprise systems. This academic-year (nine-month) faculty position will support the development and maintenance of programs of excellence in both teaching and research, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. Salary is competitive. An excellent benefits package includes retirement programs, life, medical, dental, and disability insurance.
We seek an individual who shares our commitment to excellence and will help the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business achieve continued growth in our national reputation. The DAIS department is dynamic, hands-on, and student-focused. We emphasize experiential learning throughout our courses and particularly through the Analytics Solutions Center (ASC; see https://huntsman.usu.edu/asc/index). The ASC provides opportunities for students to work on cutting-edge projects with corporate partners and faculty mentors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to outstanding teaching and mentoring, a dedication to the value of student success as our top priority, and a drive to adapt to the rapidly evolving information systems and tech environments in modern enterprise. They will also be recognized both within academia and the broader community as an ethical leader. It is expected that the applicant will be a highly productive researcher, maintain a presence as a leading scholar, and build strong networks with prominent individuals in academia, business, and government. Faculty in the Huntsman School of Business are also expected to provide leadership in their respective programs and to make meaningful contributions to the academic and professional communities.
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The Department of Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) provides an outstanding opportunity for students to gain the skills and experience needed in an increasingly data-driven world, and to use information and data technologies to inform strategic decision-making in the private and public sectors. The DAIS department serves approximately 400 undergraduate information systems/data analytics majors and provides service courses to students throughout the Huntsman School of Business and the broader university community. The department also offers Master’s degree programs in Management Information Systems (MMIS) and Data Analytics (MDATA). Students in DAIS learn how to problem-solve with advanced database management, programming, and analytics tools, collaborating with faculty who are at the forefront of these fields. Students also have the opportunity to network and apply their learning in real-world settings, through internships, student clubs, and Huntsman School events. The Analytics Solutions Center housed within the DAIS department sponsors ongoing, faculty-mentored projects where students work on real-world data and systems problems for external partners and sponsors. These collaborations provide a key experiential opportunity for students to work on real-world analytics problems under the guidance of faculty and partner mentors.
The mission of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is to develop leaders of distinction in commerce and public affairs. Its purpose is to be an engine of growth for our community, the state, the nation, and the world, and to enable our students to lead lives of meaning and contribution. With seven undergraduate majors, fifteen minors, six graduate degrees, and a broad portfolio of extra-curricular activities, Huntsman students have a variety of options to develop the knowledge and skills needed for career and personal success and fulfillment. Delivered in a state-of-the-art teaching facility in Logan, and at locations throughout the state of Utah and across the globe, our programs are focused around our four pillars: ethical leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, global vision, and analytical rigor.
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