The Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to invite applications for a lecturer position in business analytics with an anticipated start date of fall of 2019 or spring of 2020. We seek a colleague who is passionate about undergraduate teaching and eager to contribute to the development and delivery of an analytics program in the college of business. Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of courses which may include introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining and a business analytics capstone. Other courses within the College that are in-line with departmental needs and candidate’s expertise may also be assigned. Candidates with a master’s degree in business, data analytics or a related field or with substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. A terminal degree in data analytics or related field is preferred. A minimum of three years of relevant content experience is required and prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level or in a non-academic setting in strongly preferred. Experience with, or a commitment to learning, JMP Pro, SQL, RapidMiner, Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI and Excel is a must.
While the primary responsibilities of this position will be teaching, the ideal candidate would also oversee and coordinate a data analytics lab that supports students and faculty in the acquisition of analytic skills, assist in the administration of the data analytics minor, and serve as the advisor to a data analytics club which is to be formed.
Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter) and a curriculum vitae, as well as the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system in advanced rounds of the interview process. Applications received by July 19th, 2019 will receive full consideration; however, the call will remain open until the position has been filled.
In academic year 2020, the Gatton College of Business and Economics will celebrate its 95th anniversary. Over that time, we have 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 in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, expected to reach over 4,000 students by fall 2019.