Assistant Professor of Data Analytics

Seguin, Texas
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in our new Data Analytics Program which is housed within the Department of Business and Economics.  The position begins August 2018. We encourage individuals from a variety of fields to apply. A high priority will be given to candidates with field experience and evidence of success. 

TLU is a teaching-focused institution that offers select graduate degrees including the MS in Data Analytics. The degree includes two specializations: Business Analytics and Computation/ Technology. Administratively housed within TLU’s Department of Business and Economics, the degree is cross-disciplinary with the Department of Math and Computer Science. For more information about the program visit our website at

Requirements for the position include:

  • Doctoral degree in data analytics or any other field with data analytics application (Master’s degree with substantial analytical experience will be considered.)
  • Ability to teach a variety of classes in data analytics, such as ERP, web analytics, financial analytics, R, or data mining
  • Commitment to university/community service, business and community outreach, continued professional development, and serving a diverse student body.
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.

Preference will be given to candidates who also have 18 graduate hours in a business field, information systems, computer science, or statistics.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information consult our website at

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted separately. These letters may be from the list of professional references or from others. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience.

Please send your submissions electronically to or by mail


Professor Melanie Thompson


Chair, Data Analytics


Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155 Phone: (830) 372-6096  


Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.