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Instructor - Operations and Business Analytics

University of Oregon

Last Updated: 3/18/21

Job Description

Instructor - Operations and Business Analytics

Department: Lundquist College of Business, Department of Operations and Business Analytics
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
April 5, 2021; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, including names and contact information for at least three professional references, please upload

  • A letter of interest
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching interests
  • Evidence of teaching performance

    The final candidate must successfully complete a criminal background check.

Department Summary
The Lundquist College of Business (LCB) is one of seven schools housing academic programs on the University of Oregon campus. The college works cooperatively with other UO Colleges and Schools to prepare students for a broad range of career paths. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty members, 45 instructors and adjuncts, 40 administrative positions, 30 staff members, 1200 undergraduate majors, 2,250 pre-business majors, 1200 undergraduate minors, 170 master's students and 30 doctoral students.

The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, a vibrant city which often appears on lists of the most livable communities in the country. It enjoys the cultural amenities of a larger city - hosting concerts that span the musical spectrum, the world-famous Bach Festival, and many other festivals and celebrations - and the accessible real estate, lack of traffic, and relaxed lifestyle of a small city. Known as Tracktown USA, Eugene hosts the US Olympic Track & Field trials, as well as numerous other sporting events tied to the Pac-12 athletic conference. Eugene lies just 60 miles from ski resorts in the mountains to the east and 60 miles from the scenic Oregon coast to the west.

The Department of Operations & Business Analytics (OBA) is a collegial group composed of tenure track and career instructors who support the teaching, research and service missions of the College and University. Our OBA faculty is committed to excellence in research and teaching, emphasizing the use of rigorous quantitative and economic models for addressing significant operational, statistical, and technology management problems.

Position Summary
Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate courses relating to data analytics and operations, as well as advising students and participating in committees. Student contact and communication duties include office hours and advising students on group projects. Course load is .80 FTE - 8 sections (per year - quarter system). Service expectation is .20 FTE - activities could include departmental, college, or university committees; responsibilities in recognized professional organizations; major service as a club adviser; or service as thesis advisor for the undergraduate honors program.

Although career faculty have no obligation for research or scholarship, a commitment to field-based research in the interface of operations management with either information systems, marketing, strategy, service management, sustainability and reverse logistics, or statistics is highly desirable. Professional development related to teaching and service: professional development conference attendance and staying current are the field is critical.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in business with related discipline: business analytics, operations management, marketing
  • Three years documented teaching experience in a college or university setting
  • Experience in areas such as supply chain management, statistics, and data visualization

Professional Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills are critical
  • Demonstrated interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity
  • A commitment to field-based research
  • Thorough knowledge of Business Analytics with potential to teach
  • Thorough knowledge of OM with potential to teach

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in business with related discipline: business analytics, operations management, marketing

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or [Register to View] .

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon, United States

Nestled in the lush Willamette Valley, with an easy drive to both the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, the University of Oregon is renowned for its research prowess and commitment to teaching.