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Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics

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This position has been restructured from Marketing Analytics to Business Analytics. New title and criteria are pending appropriate approvals. The Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-time, tenured position as the Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics. Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission: 1) Application Letter 2) Curriculum Vita Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts, letters of reference, and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. The review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Teaching load and salary will be competitive with such positions at research universities. The starting date is August 2018 and the position is contingent on final budgetary approval. More information about the Belk College of Business is available at http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/. If you have any questions concerning this position, please contact Jennifer Troyer, Senior Associate Dean, Belk College at jtroyer@uncc.edu or (704) 687-7599. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate selected for this position is subject to a criminal background check. The candidate selected for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004075
Working Title Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Business (Col)
Department College of Business (TBD)
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics was established in 2013 with a $1,500,000 transformational gift from Belk, Inc. Originally named as the Belk Distinguished Professor in Marketing Analytics, discussions with the donor in the fall of 2016 led to the broadening of the scope of the professorship and the change in name to Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics. This gift continues the strong philanthropic legacy of Belk, Inc. and builds on the strengths of the Belk College of Business. Through this collaboration, the College embarks on a new era of business education, with the ambition to be a preeminent public urban research school, by fostering strategic partnerships in one of the nation’s fastest growing and most dynamic cities.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Business Analytics is broadly defined as the use and analysis of very large or high frequency data sets for business decision making and the Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics can have research and teaching interests in any functional area of business including, but not limited to, Marketing, Accounting, Consumer Analytics, Data Science, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Operations Management/Supply Chain, or Management, but must also have a demonstrated record of teaching and research in business analytics. The Distinguished Professor creates curriculum, teaches courses in business analytics, maintains a high level of connectivity with Belk, Inc. and other regional business leaders, and serves as a liaison between the College and the business community for programs that address topics on business analytics.
The Distinguished Professor is assigned to an appropriate department within the College based upon research and teaching interests. The appointment is intended, however, to serve an interdisciplinary role within the College and to work with a broad constituency on campus and in the community. In addition to teaching both undergraduate and graduate students, the Distinguished Professor is expected to engage in interdisciplinary scholarship, curriculum development, and external relations.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

• Ph.D. in Business or closely related field from an accredited university;
• Record of sustained scholarship consistent with appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor. If appointed at the rank of associate professor, the title will be Belk Distinguished Scholar in Business Analytics. Regardless of academic rank, the candidate must have a record of scholarship and an international reputation consistent with appointment to an endowed position;
• Teaching and research interests in Business Analytics, which is broadly defined as the use and analysis of very large/high frequency data sets for business decision making, as well as in a functional area of business including, but not limited to, Marketing, Accounting, Consumer Analytics, Data Science, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Operations Management/Supply Chain, or Management.
• Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels;
• Strong communication and relationship-building skills with students, faculty, alumni, and the local business community;
• Ability and willingness to represent the Belk College to the Charlotte regional business community.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

N/A

Special Notes to Applicants

This position has been restructured from Marketing Analytics to Business Analytics. New title and criteria are pending appropriate approvals.

The Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-time, tenured position as the Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Analytics.

Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Application Letter
2) Curriculum Vita

Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts, letters of reference, and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee.

The review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Teaching load and salary will be competitive with such positions at research universities. The starting date is August 2018 and the position is contingent on final budgetary approval. More information about the Belk College of Business is available at http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/. If you have any questions concerning this position, please contact Jennifer Troyer, Senior Associate Dean, Belk College at jtroyer@uncc.edu or (704) 687-7599.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate selected for this position is subject to a criminal background check.

The candidate selected for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

Job Open Date 11/01/2016
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents