Open Rank Teaching Professor - Analytics
About the Opportunity
Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies invites
applications for a full-time non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching
Professor position in the
The mission of the Masters of Professional Studies in Analytics
program is to foster foundational analytics skills among working
professionals and undergraduates, including managing data,
conducting data analysis such as regression, forecasting,
segmentation, optimization, data visualization, problem solving,
and data story telling. This degree prepares students for entry-¬‐
and mid-¬‐level roles in analytics-enabled jobs, such as Financial
Analyst, Management Analyst, and Research Associate, or Data
Scientist jobs, like Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Mining
Analyst, and Data Specialist. Furthermore, the degree prepares data
driven decision makers like Chief Information Officers, Human
Recourse Managers, and Marketing
Mangers, to leverage data and insight to inform strategy and
The degree is deeply rooted in experiential learning that is
closely linked to professional applications in the work force, and
prepares the student with the opportunity to apply the learnings to
professional domains or disciplines (e.g.business, marketing,
The position offering is a full-time, non-tenure track, one-year
renewable appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor. The
candidate will be expected to teach as a content expert in
analytics, with particular expertise in probability and statistics,
data management, descriptive and predictive analytics, data
visualization. The mastery of selected advanced systems
technologies (such as Python, R, SQL, Hadoop, and Machine Learning)
is a must, knowledge about Artificial Intelligence is a plus. The
candidate is further expected to advance the Analytics Domain under
the direction of the
Analytics Domain Lead Faculty, and in close collaboration with
other Faculty, the regional campuses, and other departments such as
Academic Quality Assessment, Online Experiential Learning,
Marketing, Enrollment, and Admissions.
The position is based in Boston, Massachusetts; however, there is a
possibility of traveling periodically throughout the year to our
satellite campuses in Seattle, WA, Charlotte, NC, and other
locations (the College would cover travel and lodging costs).
Courses are taught in multiple formats including online, blended,
and hybrid; however, faculty have the opportunity for a home
office, but are required to maintain office hours as directed and
necessary. Faculty enjoy a collegial work environment that allows
for work-life balance, and are expected to be available to
students, whether in-person or online. Opportunities exist for
additional compensation through other non teaching activities.
Faculty contribute to the College's mission through teaching,
service and scholarship. The faculty member will report directly to
the Domain Lead Faculty Analytics.
This full-time, non-tenure track faculty member will teach a
minimum of 6 courses throughout the academic year and work on
academic and programmatic issues. Up to 50% of the candidates time
will be allocated towards teaching (teaching load is subject to
periodic reviews by the unit and college); actual course load may
vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not
limited to the following:
- Teach assigned courses and develop course content and
materials. Blackboard certification through Northeastern University
Online is required prior to teaching in the Analytics program.
- Advance the Analytics Domain in close collaboration with the
Analytics Domain Faculty, the regional campuses, and
Administration, including, but not limited to recommendations for
additions to, or upgrading of, curriculum, course materials, and
- Service to the program/college/university.
- This service includes teaching, student advising, faculty
mentoring and program support.
- Participate in the curriculum development and assessment
- Share course materials and related observations with other
- Be an advocate for students.
- Keep up to date and in contact with employers regarding
appropriateness of course/program content.
- Participate in faculty recruitment and mentoring.
- Participate in new student events such as open houses, info
sessions, and orientation.
- Terminal degree in Analytics or related field required.
- A minimum of 5-7 years' experience in a leadership role in
advanced analytics at an enterprise. Knowledgeable about how to
manage, analyze, communicate, visualize, and lead with Artificial
Intelligence is a plus.
- The ideal candidate will have taught previously at a master's
level courses and a high-level of student service.
- A proven track record in developing programs in the analytics
- The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching
competence (both on-ground and online), a dedication to continued
improvement as an educator, and the ability to work with adult
The diversity, or inclusion, statement is required. Although there
are no set rules, please write in the first person and use specific
examples from your own personal experience. The statement should
not exceed two pages.
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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