Department Name: 8F200:Dept of Finance & Quantitative Methods
The Gatton College of Business and Economics invites applications for a lecturer position in business analytics with an expected start date of January 2021. We seek a colleague who is passionate about undergraduate and master's level teaching and eager to help develop and deliver the business analytics programs in the college. The position will include in-person and online teaching and service expectations. Successful candidates will teach multiple business analytics courses potentially including introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining, data modeling and an undergraduate business analytics capstone. Other courses within the successful candidate's expertise and meeting college needs may also be assigned.
Candidates with a master’s degree in business, data analytics or a related field or substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. A terminal degree in data analytics or related field is preferred. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years of relevant content experience; prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, or in a non-academic setting, is strongly preferred. Experience with, or a commitment to learning JMP Pro, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, and Excel is a must. Additional software knowledge (e.g., Alteryx or RapidMiner) may be required, depending on specific courses taught.
While the primary responsibility is teaching, the successful candidate may also oversee and coordinate a data analytics lab that supports students and faculty in the acquisition of analytic skills, provide technology instruction to Gatton faculty and PhD students, help administer the data analytics undergraduate minor, assist the Dean with analytics projects, and serve as the faculty advisor to the business data analytics club.
Application Procedure: Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter) and a curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system in advanced rounds of the interview process. Applications received by November 9, 2020 will receive full consideration; however, the call will remain open until the position has been filled.
Please Note: There are two open lecturer positions, to be considered for both positions, you must apply to both postings.
Over the last 95 years, UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics has been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional business and economics degrees and certificates. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK's campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by fall of 2021. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky's citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College's tagline of
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