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Open Rank Teaching Professor - Analytics (Vancouver)

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open Rank Teaching Professor - Analytics (Vancouver)

About the Opportunity

This full-time faculty member is expected to bring 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. 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 (55% of time)
  • 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 Modeling.
  • 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, including formative and summative assessment of student learning, fostering student success, and delivering an exceptional student learning experience
  • 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 instructor performance.
  • 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 (20% of time)
  • Collaborating with the Faculty Director, Faculty Lead, and Vancouver campus staff to establish the Analytics program within the Vancouver market.
  • Creating and supporting local events to add value to the experience of Analytics students at the Vancouver campus, including events that connect students with local industry practitioners, associations, and employers.
  • Coordinating with the Faculty Lead and the Associate Dean of the Vancouver 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 Vancouver campus. Working with Vancouver campus staff, including academic advisors and other faculty members, to support student success.
  • In collaboration with the Faculty Lead and the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Vancouver 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 applicable.
  • 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 stakeholders.
  • Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment through active collaboration with faculty and staff across Northeastern's colleges both at the Vancouver campus and across the Global University network

Faculty & Student Support (25% of time)
  • 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 curricular feedback.

  • In addition to supporting the Vancouver campus, occasional travel may be required to the University's Campuses in Boston, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Charlotte, Toronto, Portland.
    • Examples of required travel include annual CPS Graduation, Faculty Conference, etc.
  • The potential for transnational work is also possible.

  • Qualifications
  • Terminal degree in Analytics or a related field required by appointment start date.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years' experience in a leadership role in advanced analytics, but is not required. 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, but is not required.

Diversity Statement:
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.

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Additional Information

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 law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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