Job ID: 148097

Assistant Professor - Business Analytics

California State University, Northridge

  • Oct. 26, 2020
  • Assistant Professor - Business Analytics
  • Systems and Operations Management
  • California State University, Northridge
    Northridge, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 23, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Decision Sciences
    Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Quantitative Analysis

CSUN’s Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community. For more information about the University, check visit website at:

About the College:
For more information about the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, see:

About the Department:
The Systems and Operations Management Department offers the following academic programs: B.S. in Business Administration with an option in Systems and Operations Management, Global Supply Chain Management and a Minor in Quality Management and Assurance. The Department also offers graduate courses in the MBA Program. We plan to offer a new B.S. degree in Business Administration with an option in Business Analytics as well as a Minor in Business Analytics starting from Fall 2021. We are also in the process of adding a new M.S. degree in Business Analytics. The Department faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research and are actively involved in the university and community service. For more information, visit the department website at

Candidates must possess experience and expertise in the application of data analytics to business problems. Doctoral degree in Business Analytics, Data Science, Applied Statistics, Operations Research, or Operations Management with a heavy focus on Analytics, or a closely related field from an accredited program is required by August 23, 2021. Priority will be given to candidates with teaching/research interests in business analytics, and experience in data mining, data visualization tools, machine learning, and business analytics software. Evidence of effective teaching potential is required and prior teaching experience in business analytics and/or operations management is highly desirable. Evidence of scholarly research potential in a field related to business analytics and/or operations management is also required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment and ability to work, teach and mentor a diverse student population. At the time of appointment, candidates must meet current AACSB International standards for classification as Scholarly Academic (SA), and must continue to maintain this classification throughout their tenure.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

All positions are contingent upon Provost’s approval and budget considerations.

The successful candidate is expected to deliver excellent teaching in undergraduate and graduate-level courses, develop course and/or curriculum in Business Analytics in collaboration with the college faculty, produce high quality research, and engage in service activities for the department, college, university and community. In order to earn promotion and tenure, faculty are required to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to effective teaching, to engage actively in discipline-based research that results in high quality refereed journal publications, and to contribute to the university and community.

The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin November 30, 2020. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the Interfolio application website address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:

General Information:
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The person holding this position may be considered a ‘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 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the SOM department at (818) 677-2470.

  • As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a di\verse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check out our website

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Contact Information

  • Amir Gharehgozli, Ph.D.
    Systems and Operations Management
    California State University, Northridge
    Northridge, CA 91330-8378

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