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Visiting Faculty in Analytics and Operations Management

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Analytics & Operations

The Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University seeks two full-time visiting faculty members qualified to teach undergraduate courses in operations management, business analytics, and/or quantitative modeling. Both position appointments will start in August 2021. One position is for one year (2021-2022), while the other is for up to three years (2021-2024), renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance and budget availability. Candidates should indicate on their cover letter which position they are applying for. 

The Freeman College, an AACSB-accredited unit, offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. We believe that an education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. Thus, we seek faculty members capable of contributing to this mission. We also embrace the teacher-scholar model. Although visiting faculty are not required to engage in research, we look with particular favor on those who are making creative intellectual contributions to both teaching and scholarship in their fields. The teaching load for visiting faculty members is six classes per year (mostly multiple sections of the same courses).

A record of excellence in undergraduate teaching is required. Qualified candidates will have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


The approximately 550 students in the Freeman College of Management may choose among six majors offered by highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. The College currently offers majors in accounting, business analytics, finance, global management, managing for sustainability, management and organizations, and markets, innovation and design. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.


Review of applications will begin no later than April 2, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell’s career site at: http://jobs.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/listing.

Complete files must include a letter of application, a current vita, (including the names and contact information of three references), evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, and a statement of teaching philosophy including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner. Questions about this position may be directed to Prof. Matt Bailey (matt.bailey@bucknell.edu).

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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