Instructional Lecturer - Master in Analytics Program

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Illinois: Chicago

46480 Graham School-Divisional Admin

About the Unit
Created at the founding of the University, the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is committed to enhancing the University of Chicago's place as a preeminent intellectual destination through support of lifelong learning. Graham is dedicated to curating and disseminating the university's rich content for a broader set of learners in ever more innovative ways; helping the university engage civically, globally, and with the latest innovations in teaching and learning.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time salaried position with benefits to teach in its Master of Science in Analytics program.


  • Provide students with advanced analytical training aimed at developing their ability to draw insights from data, including data collection, preparation and integration, and statistical methods and modeling.
  • Deliver a curriculum that is highly applied in nature, integrating business strategy, project-based learning, simulations, and case studies.
  • Supervise at least 10 capstone projects per year related to analytics.
  • Assume limited administrative responsibilities if assigned.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Creativity required.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Ph.D. degree in statistics, business, social science methodology, or computer science are preferred.
  • Evidence of applied quantitative experience in business or nonprofit as well as prior successful teaching experience are required.

Technical Knowledge:

In particular, we are looking for candidates who could teach the following courses.
  • Big Data Platforms
  • Natural Language Processing


The person in this position is expected to teach six courses over an academic year.

Required Documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Optional Documents:
  • Sample courses syllabi
  • Prior teaching evaluations

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Part time

About Us
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 8/23/2018
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