Part-Time Faculty – Section Lead for MBA@Syracuse – Introduction to Python for Business

Posting Details

Job # 075673 Job Title Part-Time Faculty – Section Lead for MBA@Syracuse – Introduction to Python for Business Location Whitman School of Management Pay Range $7500 per section FLSA Status Exempt Hours

As determined by department/chair

Job Type Part-time Rank PTI/Adjunct Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

Part-time Faculty to be a section lead for BUA 600 – Introduction to Python for Business (3 credits). Course description:

• Develop a working knowledge of functional Python programming.

• Work with and analyze structured data sets.

• Apply programming skills and analytical logic to business problems using Python and prebuilt Python libraries like Panda and Matplotlib. Data will span a variety of industries and analyses will be applied to real-world marketing, operations, and financial scenarios.

• This course will be taught in an intensive bootcamp format, with weekly 3- hour synchronous sessions conducted between 7/11 – 9/26/2021.


Master’s or Doctoral degree preferred. Detailed knowledge of Python and the Anaconda suite of tools. Significant teaching and/or professional experience in the field. Experience with other programming languages is helpful.

Job Specific Qualifications Responsibilities

Meet all designated class periods.

Conduct a robust, hands-on learning experience synchronously each week. Guide students through practical Python tutorials and activities. Develop/provide data sets for completion of several assignments and a final project.

Grade any assignments based on instructions/rubrics and provide feedback to students in a timely manner.

Maintain regularly scheduled weekly office hours.

Submit completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references. *

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Quick Link Job Posting Date 04/22/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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