Park University — Assistant Professor Business Analytics

Park University's College of Management invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor qualified to teach Park's undergraduate and graduate business analytics curriculum. This position is located at the University's Gilbert, Arizona, branch campus, with a start date of August 1, 2022.

Assistant Professors are responsible for teaching (24 credit hours/academic year), student advising, scholarship, and service to the University, College, and Gilbert campus.

Park's business analytics curriculum includes courses in data mining, data visualization, predictive analytics, and digital marketing analytics. Students work on applied projects using statistical tools, coding and data visualization software. Specific courses will depend on the candidate's areas of experience and may include assignments in other related areas of business.

Courses in Gilbert are primarily offered in the form of 8 and 16-week blended courses; the candidate's teaching load may also include fully online courses. Opportunities for online course development may also be available.

Qualified applicants must upload their curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and 3 professional references, of which one is a recent supervisor. The cover letter must identify the candidate's salary expectations.
This position will be open until filled. Applications received prior to December 15 will receive full consideration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in Business Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in the following areas of Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics, and related fields.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Knowledge of Python or R, Tableau, and statistical software.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate or ABD relevant to the Business Analytics program curriculum.
  • Industrial experience in Business Analytics or closely related fields.
  • Experience in online curriculum design.
  • Experience in online teaching using Canvas or other Learning Management Systems.
  • Research record or strong research interest in the areas relevant to the ISBA focus
  • Industry connections in the area of Business Analytics

    Park University allows conversion of non-tenure track positions to tenure-track positions, providing the faculty holds a terminal degree, successful record, and based on budget availability and academic needs.

    About Park University

    Park University is a private, independent masters-level institution serving more than 10,000 students each semester nationally through its flagship campus in Parkville, MO; residential campus in Gilbert, AZ; 39 campus centers in 21 states; and a robust array of undergraduate and graduate degrees available fully online. Park provides innovative, accessible and flexible education through traditional, online and distance delivery.

    Honoring its founding mission to provide academic access to all qualified learners, the University continues to serve a highly diverse student population, with 50% coming from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education, including international students from 62 countries. Students system-wide comprise mostly working adults, and many are active-duty personnel serving all branches of the U.S. military.

    The College of Management comprises two Schools: The Hauptmann School of Public Affairs and the Robert W. Plaster School of Business. Information about all College of Management undergraduate and graduate certificates and degrees can be found in the University catalog.

    Park University provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, generous paid time off, and paid undergraduate tuition for employees and dependents. Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.