The Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics (CBIA) is an exciting center in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business developing next-generation business analytics leaders. CBIA is a driving force for the creation of collaborative relationships with students, faculty, and corporate leaders to advance best practices for analytics education and research. Additionally, CBIA serves as Virginia Tech’s leading point of contact for industry partners interested in analytics and will play a key role in the new Global Business and Analytics Complex (GBAC).
We are seeking dynamic, entrepreneurial-minded applicants for a professional faculty position as Director dedicated to teaching, student engagement, and corporate outreach.
Responsibilities include teaching in the Master of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics (MSBA-BA) program; supervising and evaluating capstone analytics projects for MSBA-BA students; interfacing with corporate capstone sponsors; and soliciting new capstone projects from prospective sponsors.
The candidate will provide additional program support activities such as interviewing prospective MSBA-BA candidates; mentoring MSBA-BA students, coaching graduate students in improving their communication skills when writing resumes, cover letters, consulting reports, and giving business presentations; and maintaining strategic relationships with corporate sponsors to maintain and enhance financial support of CBIA research and academic activities.
The candidate will report to CBIA’s Executive Director and work collaboratively with colleagues from the Pamplin College of Business, other Virginia Tech Colleges, and University Relations to enhance the reputation of CBIA and its programs.
• A Master’s degree in business or a technical field or extensive industry/business experience in
consulting / government contracting, project management, or business intelligence and
• PhD in business or technical field
• Experience in industry/business experience in consulting / government contracting, project
management, or business intelligence and analytics
commensurate with experience
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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Advertised: November 18, 2020
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