Instructional-Track Faculty Position(s) in Business Analytics
University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Computer and Information Science
Academic / College and University
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 74711
THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Tippie College of Business
Instructional-Track Faculty Position(s) in Business Analytics
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.
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 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.
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/.
A Master’s degree, PhD, or extensive industry experience in Business Analytics is required.
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.
Applicants should submit:
Cover letter including types of courses the candidate is interested in teaching
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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.
Questions about the application process may be directed to Nicole Bible (tippie-west-asst[email protected]).
The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa understands the link between diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and excellence in education. As demonstrated by our new DEI Action Plan, we embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming and inclusive campus culture so that all community members are able to unlock their own potential. Faculty members in the College of Business contribute to this mission by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that advance understanding of DEI and emphasize the value of global citizenship.
As part of the application, candidates are invited to describe their past, current and planned future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa’s mission and values in the areas of teaching, research mentoring and broader impacts, or other professional service. To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit https://diversity.uiowa.edu/.
We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” in the Io...wa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care, and an automatic tenure clock extension when a new minor child enters the home. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see: https://worklife.uiowa.edu/. The University of Iowa is a founding member of the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual-career couples. To see other jobs available in higher education and with key local employers in our area, please visit the HERC website at www.centralmidwestherc.org.
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 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 health care, 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.