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Adjunct, Operations Research

Position Description

The Management Department in the Albers School of Business and Economics has an opening for an adjunct professor to teach Mathematical Modeling/Operations Research beginning Spring Quarter 2019. The position will start with teaching one section of BUAN 5260, a required course for students in the Master of Science in Business Analytics program. The course covers a number of methods from operations research to familiarize students with optimization tools and applications. 


Minimum of a Masters in a related field and a strong desire to teach and work with graduate students, and be able to instruct students in relevant course content. Professional experience applying operations research that can be brought to the classroom for students to learn and understand real-world application of the course materials.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Submit applications through including cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief teaching statement, the names and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited upon submission of application) and recent teaching evaluations. Preference will be given to applications received by December 15, 2018. Open until filled.

Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122