Professor of the Practice: Analytics (Part-time/Temporary))

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Oct 24, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106608

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Institute for Advanced Analytics has been preparing data savvy professionals for leadership in a digital world since 2007. A recognized leader in analytics graduate education, our mission is to produce the world's finest practitioners of analytics;individuals who have mastered complex methods and tools for large-scale data modeling, who have a passion for solving challenging problems through teamwork, who are guided by intellectual curiosity, honesty and integrity, and who strive to attain the highest level of professionalism through continuous self improvement. Entering its second decade, the program is committed to continuing its success in educational innovation and student outcomes and seeks experienced practitioners to augment the instruction currently provided by its talented faculty and staff.

Essential Job Duties: The Institute for Advanced Analytics is accepting applications for part-time non-tenure-track faculty appointments for a one-semester or one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Positions encompass the following, with rank to be determined based upon education and professional experience: Lecturer, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Associate Professor of the Practice, and Professor of the Practice. Specific teaching opportunities include one or more modules in the MS in Analytics interdisciplinary curriculum, including: data mining, machine learning, text mining, logistic regression, simulation, optimization, time series and forecasting, customer analytics, survival analysis, advanced modeling, design of experiments, financial analytics, risk analytics, web analytics, data privacy and ethics, and special topics.

Minimum Education/Experience: Terminal degree in a field relevant to the specific area of instruction with professional practice in that related field OR MS in Analytics/Data Science or comparable professional degree with 3 or more years of professional accomplishment in that field

Department Required Skills: * Excellent communication skills * Experience developing and delivering classroom training and/or workshops * Strong presentation skills * Ability to work collaboratively with Institute faculty and staff in course design and delivery. * Enthusiasm for working in a data-driven, high performing organization * Demonstrated personal commitment to the values of education and strong motivation to attain the highest levels of excellence in student learning outcomes

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Earned doctorate degree (or equivalent) in relevant field. * Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate, and teach graduate level courses. * Programming experience in SAS, R, or Python strongly preferred. * Record of successful college/university teaching experience.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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