Instructional-Track Faculty Position(s) in Business Analytics

University of Iowa - Tippie College of Business

The Department of Business Analytics at The University of Iowa invites applicants for one or more academic-year positions in the undergraduate and master’s programs at the level of Lecturer, Associate Professor of Practice or Instruction, or Full Professor of Practice or Instruction, starting August 16, 2023. Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. Position(s) may range from 75% time (teaching 6 classes/year) to 100% time (teaching 8 classes/year) and include a 1-3 year contract with benefits. For more information about the Instructional Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.11.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Salaries for 100% time faculty with undergraduate degrees and industrial experience will start at $80,000, with master’s degrees at $90,000, and with PhD degrees at $100,000. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

 

Explore our recruiting website at https://www.biz.uiowa.edu/search/iowa-city/ .

 

Department

Analytics is the transformation of data into insight for better decision making, and Business Analytics is the application of Analytics to Business. As the process for transforming data into insight is inherently multi-disciplinary, Business Analytics lies at the intersection of Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics (particularly Optimization), and Business.

 The Department of Business Analytics (https://tippie.uiowa.edu/business-analytics) in the Tippie College of Business has been at the forefront of research in Analytics for decades and, as the recipient of the 2021 INFORMS UPS George D. Smith Prize (https://tippie.uiowa.edu/news/tippie-analytics-wins-major-international-analytics-award), was recently honored as a top department in the world for preparing students for careers in analytics.

The Department of Business Analytics offers a BBA in Business Analytics and Information Systems, an MS in Business Analytics (both part-time and full-time programs), as well as a PhD degree. Through its Tippie Analytics Cooperative, the Department is actively engaged with local, national, and Fortune 500 companies to continually enhance and improve student learning. The Department also hosts an annual international Analytics Case Competition and Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference.

Iowa City

A diverse community, an affordable place to live, and a vibrant cultural life make Iowa City an attractive home for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Iowa City takes pride in its openness, inclusion, and safety.

Iowa City is one of just 28 UNESCO Cities of Literature in the world, affirming its reputation as an international destination for creative thinkers. With outstanding and affordable healthcare, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a downtown filled with a lively mix of restaurants, shops, theater, music, and festivals, Iowa City is a casual, vibrant college town. See https://teach.tippie.uiowa.edu/iowa-city for more information.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The Tippie College of Business is committed to recruiting a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.

 

We are committed to supporting every Hawkeye’s pursuit of excellence.  Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge.  At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.  To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit https://diversity.uiowa.edu/.

 

Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree, PhD, or extensive industry experience in Business Analytics is required.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level in any area of Business Analytics is desired.
  • We particularly desire candidates who are prepared to teach courses related to Python and/or R programming, business process automation, digital project management, databases, information visualization, and/or supervising analytics projects with companies. 

 

Inquiries 

  • Questions about the application process may be directed to Nicole Bible (tippie-west-asst@uiowa.edu).

 

 

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit:

  1. Cover letter including types of courses the candidate is interested in teaching
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  4. Three letters of recommendation (The applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website).

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by February 22. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position(s) are filled.    

Job ID: 84193

Posted 8 days ago

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