Lecturer in Business Analytics

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Job TitleLecturer in Business AnalyticsRequisition NumberFE02445Working TitleDepartment Name8F200:Dept of Finance & Quantitative MethodsWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

Candidates with a master’s degree in business, data analytics or a related field or substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. A terminal degree in data analytics or related field is preferred.

Required Related Experience

Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years of relevant content experience; prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, or in a non-academic setting, is strongly preferred. Experience with, or a commitment to learning JMP Pro, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, and Excel is a must. Additional software knowledge (e.g., Alteryx or RapidMiner) may be required, depending on specific courses taught.

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None

Job Summary

The Gatton College of Business and Economics invites applications for a lecturer position in business analytics with an expected start date of January 2021. We seek a colleague who is passionate about undergraduate and master’s level teaching and eager to help develop and deliver the business analytics programs in the college. The position will include in-person and online teaching and service expectations. Successful candidates will teach multiple business analytics courses potentially including introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining, data modeling and an undergraduate business analytics capstone. Other courses within the successful candidate’s expertise and meeting college needs may also be assigned. Candidates with a master’s degree in business, data analytics or a related field or substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. A terminal degree in data analytics or related field is preferred. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years of relevant content experience; prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, or in a non-academic setting, is strongly preferred. Experience with, or a commitment to learning JMP Pro, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, and Excel is a must. Additional software knowledge (e.g., Alteryx or RapidMiner) may be required, depending on specific courses taught.

While the primary responsibility is teaching, the successful candidate may also oversee and coordinate a data analytics lab that supports students and faculty in the acquisition of analytic skills, provide technology instruction to Gatton faculty and PhD students, help administer the data analytics undergraduate minor, assist the Dean with analytics projects, and serve as the faculty advisor to the business data analytics club.

Application Procedure:
Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter) and a curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system in advanced rounds of the interview process. Applications received by November 9, 2020 will receive full consideration; however, the call will remain open until the position has been filled.

Over the last 95 years, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has 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. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by fall of 2021. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining our team.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Successful candidates will teach multiple business analytics courses potentially including introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining, data modeling and an undergraduate business analytics capstone. Other courses within the successful candidate’s expertise and meeting college needs may also be assigned.

Deadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * As Kentucky’s flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being. What actions have you specifically taken to promote diversity and inclusion in aspects of your teaching, research, service, and mentoring? How did you know if your efforts were successful?

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  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
    • InsightintoDiversity.com
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above
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    Posted: 10/9/2020
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