The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Computer Software Engineering
Academic / College and University
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications from outstanding candidates with expertise in Business Analytics for a non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching Professor faculty position. Candidates are required to have a Master’s degree with significant coursework related to the teaching discipline and significant and relevant industry experience or a PhD in business (from an AACSB accredited university) or a related discipline with significant coursework relevant to expected teaching responsibilities (ABDs will be considered). Candidates with degrees in business, applied math, statistics, information systems, and relevant social science disciplines will be considered if their program included significant and relevant coursework in analytics and statistics. Prior experience teaching either statistics and/or analytics in a business school is preferred. Successful candidate should be open to consulting type teaching leveraging industry partners to help students code, solve problems, and interpret results. Significant proficiency in statistical and analytical programs and tools such as R, Python, Tableau, and SAS is required.
The desired start date is Fall 2022. This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibility for this position is teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in analytics, with classes delivered on-campus and online. Other responsibilities include outreach to industry partners, maintenance of currency and AACSB faculty qualifications via research and/or professional engagement, and university service.
Significant support from the Bloch Family Foundation, established by our School’s namesake, Henry W. Bloch, encourages excellence in research, teaching, and engagement, with a particular focus on serving historically marginalized populations. The School is centrally positioned within the growing Kansas City metropolitan area, an area that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of a low cost of living and a high quality of life and robust racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. The region offers many opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, food, the outdoors, and a vibrant sports culture. It offers short commutes and excellent options for elementary and secondary education. Kansas City is home to a number of major corporations, significant foundations, as well as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit organizations.
The Bloch School enrolls nearly 2000 undergraduate and graduate students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through executive and continuing education. The Bloch School has approximately 60 full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of adjunct faculty, many of whom are in leadership roles at organizations in the region. The school is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve first generation students and those from historically marginalized or underserved populations. We serve experienced professionals seeking to make a career change. And we serve students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates.
The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporations, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards, supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and providing opportunities for internships and experiential learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.
The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPAA accreditation, is committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students have access to outstanding career and student support services, vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in global business experiences.
Candidates need to apply online. To assure full consideration, electronic application should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), and the names and contact information of at least three references. Application materials must be submitted by visiting https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ , then selecting Job ID 40638. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) in filenames.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The desired start date is Fall 2022.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to the final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of the Dean, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to UMKC’s mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, Latino, Italian, Irish, German, Native American, Slavic, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City, and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection, and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.
For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students, and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace, and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand learn the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.
Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion
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About The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
Henry W. Bloch School of Management is an AACSB accredited business school founded in 1952 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business, Accounting and Public Administration.