Adjunct for Business Analytics

Madison, NJ
Jun 07, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Drew University is seeking an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. We seek an adjunct instructor to teach a business analytics class online to approximately 20 students in our Master of Science in Data Analytics program. The class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for 14 weeks. Classes will be in session from 1/26/21 – 5/4/21 with spring break on 3/9/21. Instructor compensation for the course is $6,500.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach the course in business analytics
  • Assign and grade homework, exams, and projects
  • Hold office hours
  • Assign course grades that are a reflection of student ability
  • Incorporate programming in Python
  • Be passionate about innovative teaching within a liberal arts context in small classes

Required Education and Experience:

  • Should understand the role of business analytics in industry, have familiarity with commonly used commercial business analytics tools, and be able to teach analysis and data wrangling techniques using commonly used Python libraries such as NumPy, pandas, Matplotlib, scikit-learn, etc.
  • Ph.D. in a related discipline or an MBA or MS with substantial work experience using these techniques

To apply, submit the following materials to [email protected]. Please include your name in the subject. We will begin reviewing applications on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 2 professional references, at least one of whom can address your teaching experience.

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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