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Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, Carl H. Lindner College of Business

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


About Us

As part of a thriving, top-25 research university in a city with many Fortune 500 companies, the Lindner College of Business delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning in a multi-disciplinary environment, adding real-world value to students and the communities they serve. The college enrolls over 4,200 undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students and provides them with unique opportunities to build professional experience, cultural competency and leadership skills through co-operative education, internships, field-study research, and cross-disciplinary studios. The college’s new $120 million, 225,000-square-foot facility, opened in Fall 2019, firmly positions Lindner among the nation’s best business schools with high growth potential.

Job Overview

The Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems (OBAIS) in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Business Analytics, beginning either January 2022 or August 2022. Our Business Analytics faculty maintain a vigorous research agenda in diverse analytical areas including Machine Learning, Statistics, Data Science, Simulation, Optimization, and Operations. Our faculty also have opportunities to work with the UC Center for Business Analytics, a consortium of nearly 30 member companies including Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Fifth Third Bank, GE Aviation, Kroger, P&G, Macy’s, US Bank, and others, to promote collaboration among industry, UC faculty, and students in analytical problem-solving.


The OBAIS Department, the largest department in the college, offers nationally recognized educational programs in operations, business analytics, and information systems. In particular, the Master of Science in Business Analytics program has been named the No.1 MS in Data Science in the country by Predictive Analytics Today, and ranked 18th globally and 7th nationally among U.S. public universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The OBAIS department was awarded the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize for its innovative approach to curriculum that effectively prepares students to be successful operations research and analytics professionals after graduation.


UC’s Center for Business Analytics serves organizations— locally and nationally—to be best-in-class in analytics. The Center brings together academia and practice by connecting faculty and students with member companies through symposiums, training, and problem-solving including student projects and internships.

Essential Functions

Candidates may be expected to teach in all levels of doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate programs on Business Analytics topics, such as machine learning, statistics, or simulation, in both in-person and online settings; conduct and publish Business Analytics research in top journals; and contribute to internal and professional service needs such as serving on journal editorial boards and working on UC committees.

Minimum Requirements

A doctoral degree in Analytics, Statistics, Machine Learning, or a related area must be completed prior to the effective date of appointment (i.e., January 1, 2022 for a Spring 2022 term start or August 15, 2022 for a Fall 2022 term start).

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Interested candidates must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu, for position number 71268.  Application packets should include:  a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching records and evaluations (if applicable), contact information for three references, and any other relevant supporting documentation (e.g., sample research papers, peer teaching reviews, etc.) as available.

Direct all inquiries to Analytics Faculty Recruiting Committee co-chairs:

Yichen Qin (qinyn@ucmail.uc.edu), Craig Froehle (craig.froehle@uc.edu)




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 71268


Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Date:  Oct 9, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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