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Assistant Professor (Data Science and Business/Economics)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Business & Economics (CoBE)
UH Hilo
Date Posted:
October 25, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 01, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Appointment to begin approximately August 2019, pending position clearance and availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in business or economics, with an emphasis on Data Science topics; assist in the development of a new cross-disciplinary Data Science major and associated courses; collaborate with Hawaii ‘Ike Wai EPSCoR scientists and develop an independent research focus with a data science application; advise and mentor students; and participate in departmental, community and University-wide service.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctoral-level degree at the time of appointment from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Information Systems, Decision Sciences, or related field; evidence of Data Science-related research (e.g., data mining, business analytics/intelligence, data-driven marketing, etc.) ; and evidence of teaching at the university level.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Evidence of high quality teaching; evidence of teaching in a multicultural setting; evidence of engaging and mentoring undergraduate students in Data Science research activities; journal publications or research with the potential for journal publication, especially in topics relevant to the State of Hawaii; experience teaching and/or developing Data Science curricula; evidence of a willingness to engage in college, university, or community service; knowledge of, or willingness to support AACSB accreditation efforts.

To Apply:
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  1. Dr. Roberto Pelayo, Search Committee Chair;

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