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Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer, Associate/Full Clinical Professor, or Professor of Practice
Position Number: 12161115
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer, Associate/Full Clinical Professor, or Professor of Practice, DO&IT
Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: BMGT-Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
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Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Decision, Operations & Information Technologies Department at the Smith School of Business, is currently seeking one or more Professional Track Faculty positions, to begin Fall 2018. These full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions may be in one of the following categories: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Clinical Professor, Full Clinical, or Professor of Practice, depending on background, training, and previous work experience. Clinical and Practice faculty are also expected to engage in service responsibilities in the department, the school, and/or the university. The selected candidates will be expected to teach courses, conduct research, and perform service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must be able to teach courses in Business Analytics, with preference to those able to also teach courses in Operations Management or Information Systems, at the undergraduate, MBA, MS, and EMBA levels. Courses take place at our College Park, MD campus, as well as three satellite locations in Baltimore, MD, Rockville, MD, and Washington, DC. Depending on the program, courses may be held during the day, evenings, and weekends. Faculty members are expected to teach some courses at the satellite locations during non-traditional hours. Evidence of teaching quality and ability to provide leadership in teaching excellence are the most important qualifications. Those with 3 years or more teaching experience at the university level with excellent evaluations will be given preference in consideration. A PhD is desired but not required. Significant industry experience at the executive level may compensate for lack of PhD degree.

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Additional Information:

Candidates should upload a CV, a listing of any recently-taught courses along with evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching ratings, teaching awards), a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of references, and a brief cover letter highlighting specific strengths relative to the position. Questions should be directed to Dr. Yi Xu at or Dr. Michael Fu at mfu@ Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by March 16, 2018; however, the positions will remain open until filled.

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Posting Date: 11/22/2017
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/16/2018
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Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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