Asst Prof of the Prac, Business Info & Analytics

Job description

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the department of Business Information Analytics (BIA) starting September 1, 2021. DU is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 11,500 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Daniels College of Business is the one of the largest colleges within the University, with 1,800 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. We offer a variety of degree programs, including two bachelor degrees, four MBA degree programs, seven specialized master degrees and an Executive PhD degree.

The Department of Business Information and Analytics merges the disciplines of Information Technology, Statistics and Operations Management into a department focusing on the key needs of todays organizations to create, manage and understand the wealth of information they possess. Department of BIA offers a masters in Business Analytics and an undergraduate major in business analytics with minors focusing on business analytics or statistics.

Position Summary

The Assistant Professor of the Practice is a non-tenure track line and is expected to teach eight courses throughout the academic year, which may include summer, fall, winter or spring quarters in the areas of business statistics and analytics, database, predictive analytics, data mining and visualization, project management, simulation, advanced data management platforms (AWS, Azure, etc), and/or optimization. Teaching responsibilities may include both undergraduate and graduate level courses using traditional, hybrid, hyflex, and online delivery methods taught during the day, night, or weekend.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in business analytics, statistics, information technology, management information systems, decision science, or related discipline. Other degrees (finance, marketing, management, or similar) will be considered with evidence of strong analytical training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching experience in multiple areas such as business statistics and analytics, database, predictive analytics, data mining and visualization, project management, simulation, advanced data management platforms (AWS, Azure, etc), and/or optimization.
  • Proven portfolio of business skills, developmental experiences, and successes.
  • Experience with teaching or extensive work experience with one or more of the following: Excel, Programming (such as R, Python, etc.), or Database (such as Access, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.).
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusivity which may be demonstrated through involvement and participation in projects and initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DBA or PhD in Business, Information Systems, or a closely related field from an AACSB or EQUIS-accredited institution.
  • Experience in team and experiential learning through class and work and understand the transfer of classroom knowledge/skills to the workforce.
  • Experience working with real businesses and integrating their problems into class scenarios or projects.
  • Experience teaching at an AACSB accredited institution with excellent teaching evaluations.
  • Recent relevant industry experience.
  • Experience learning and teaching others to use new technology.
  • Intellectual contributions to the business community (e.g. consulting, presentations, publications or conference proceedings).
  • Ability to conduct scholarly research which is publishable in quality academic or practitioner outlets.
  • Business Analytics skills and tools certifications such as PMP, Azure Data Scientist, AWS Certification, etc.

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed beginning February 26, 2021 and will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $120,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.




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Job No: 493397
Posted: 1/26/2021
Application Due: 3/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable