Visiting Faculty in Analytics and Operations Management
Job No: 496686 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Analytics & Operations
The Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University seeks two full-time visiting faculty members qualified to teach undergraduate courses in operations management, business analytics, and/or quantitative modeling. Both position appointments will start in August 2021. One position is for one year (2021-2022), while the other is for up to three years (2021-2024), renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance and budget availability. Candidates should indicate on their cover letter which position they are applying for.
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 (mostly multiple sections of the same courses).
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, management and organizations, and markets, innovation and design. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.
Review of applications will begin no later than April 2, 2021 and continue until the positions are 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 including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner. Questions about this position may be directed to Prof. Matt Bailey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.