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Operations and Supply Chain Management

Assistant Professor-1920-013

Effective Date: Fall 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Business Analytics, Data Sciences, Operations Research, Management Sciences, Operations Management or a related discipline. Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence, a record of published research commensurate with years of experience, and the ability to develop and sustain a research program that will lead to original, peer-reviewed publications. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues and an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with business and or teaching experience in Business Analytics, Big Data Analytics, and Data Science. Preferred applicants must demonstrate abilities to deliver applied learning experiences, and the competence to teach Business Analytics related topics and technologies. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.


  • The new faculty member is expected to teach core undergraduate courses (such as Introduction to Data Analytics or Introduction to Business Analytics) and MBA courses (such as Descriptive Analytics, Advanced Predictive Analytics, and Advanced Prescriptive Analytics). To offer a strong program in business analytics and prepare our students for the numerous opportunities in this field is one of the priorities of the department of Operations and Supply Chain Management. A successful candidate will support and contribute to this priority in the following three aspects.
  • Teaching: A successful candidate will develop and teach new undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Analytics such as Data Driven Decision Making, Machine Learning, Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Business, Big Data Analytics, Communicating with Data, Competing with Business Analytics, and other related topics.
  • Research: A successful candidate will also be expected to sustain quality research and publish in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Service: A successful candidate is expected to actively engage in activities serving the department, college, university and the professional community.


  • Cover letter that includes statements of teaching philosophy and how the applicant meets the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Reprints of representative publications
  • Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work
  • Three current letters of recommendation must be provided
  • If available, please provide copies of recent teaching evaluations
  • A completed Faculty Application
  • Applicant Survey 1920


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Review of applications will begin December 7, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. 

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.