Open Rank Full Time Faculty: Analytics (Toronto)
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About the Opportunity:
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern
University invites applications for the position of full-time,
non-tenure track Teaching Professor in the Master of Professional
Studies in Analytics program. The position is based at our campus
in Toronto, Canada and will be responsible for supporting our
Toronto campus. The successful candidate will be appointed to a
full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of
assistant, associate, or full Teaching Professor. Candidates with
exceptionally distinguished professional backgrounds may be
considered for the rank of Professor of the Practice. The position
will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate. The
anticipated start date is September 1st, 2021, with the possibility
of an earlier start.
This full-time faculty member is expected to bring her/his
intellectual and creative capacity to bear in the advancement of
the program, seeking to serve students by participating in a range
of teaching and non-teaching activities that support the
advancement of the program. S/he will teach a minimum of 6 courses
in the Master of Professional Studies in Analytics spread
throughout the year and will work with the program office on
administrative issues and programmatic projects.
Teaching & Curricular Oversight
- Teaching core courses, such as introduction to Analytics,
Probability and Statistics, Data Communication and Visualization,
as well as concentration courses in the areas of Applied Machine
Intelligence, Evidence Based Management, and Statistical
- In conjunction with the Faculty Lead, developing and
implementing course learning outcomes, curriculum maps, resource
guides, textbooks, syllabi templates, and updated course materials;
includes region specific coursework as desired.
- Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the
curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Faculty Lead in
the selection of instructors, advising on syllabi, and evaluating
- Identifying and providing recommendations to keep curriculum
relevant and industry leading.
- Working with the Faculty Lead to ensure regional programs meet
license/accreditation requirements and participate in comprehensive
regional evaluations and periodic reviews.
- In collaboration with the Faculty Lead, creating modularity
guidelines and recommendations for program content integration
across the programs and regional campuses.
Teaching and actual course load may vary with other
responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to:
Program, Region, and College Support
- Collaborating with the Faculty Director, Faculty Lead, and
Toronto campus staff to establish the Analytics program within
- Creating and supporting local events to add value to the
experience of Analytics students at the Toronto campus, including
events that connect students with local industry practitioners,
associations, and employers.
- Coordinating with the Faculty Lead and the Associate Dean of
the Toronto campus in the creation and management of local industry
advisory boards as may be required.
- Representing the program in regional orientations, open house
events, and admitted student events.
- Tracking the progress of Analytics students at the Toronto
campus. Working with Toronto campus staff, including academic
advisors and other faculty members, to support student
- In collaboration with the Faculty Lead and the Director of
Strategic Partnerships at the Toronto campus, identifying and
engaging possible Co-op and experiential learning sponsors to
establish relationships and define engagement.
- Participating in program and faculty committee meetings as
- Serving on committees that support the mission of the program
and the vision of the College and wider University.
- Support the definition of processes and best practices for
leveraging professional networks within the region and among the
private sector to create deeper connections between
Faculty & Student Support
- In coordination with the Faculty Lead, assess and enhance
instructional quality of courses by offering follow-up coaching to
part time faculty across the Northeastern network for courses
assigned to him/her.
- Collaborating with the Faculty Lead to recruit and vet
qualified candidates for part time faculty positions.
- Assisting the program in the onboarding of new part time
faculty across the Northeastern network for courses assigned to
him/her and maintaining ongoing communications and mentorship to
gauge engagement within the program.
- Providing opportunities for part time faculty to engage with
program and college activities; seek their professional and
- In addition to supporting the Toronto campus, occasional travel
will be required to the University's Campuses in [Boston, Silicon
Valley, Seattle, Charlotte, Vancouver, Portland]
- The potential for transnational work is also possible.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching abilities
and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator.
Experience teaching at the master's level, teaching and developing
on ground and online courses, and proven success in working with
international students are desired attributes.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and
- A doctoral degree from an accredited institution either in
analytics or a related field.
- Demonstrate a dedication to continued improvement as an
educator and a desire to align with the scholar-practitioner
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years'
experience in a leadership role in advanced analytics.
Knowledgeable about how to manage, analyze, communicate, visualize,
and lead with Artificial Intelligence is a plus.
- The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching
abilities (both on-ground and online), and a dedication to
continued improvement as an educator. Experience teaching at the
master's level, teaching and developing on ground and online
courses, and proven success in working with international students
are desired attributes.
- Previous work experience in analytics in the private sector is
- Applicants who are eligible to work in Canada are
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
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