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  • 1.  Assistant/Associate Professor of Data Analytics

    Posted 02-07-2018 06:24
    Assistant/Associate Professor of Data Analytics
    School of Business
    University of Indianapolis


    The School of Business at the University of Indianapolis is currently experiencing growth in both its undergraduate and graduate business programs.  The School seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Data Analytics.  This is a full-time, nine month faculty position with a start date of August 2018 or sooner if available.

    Teaching requirements could consist of courses in information systems, applied analytics, data analytics, statistics and possibly other related fields at the undergraduate and Master's levels, including a scheduled new Master's program in Data Analytics. The normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Successful candidates should also have demonstrated abilities toward scholarly activity in their fields at the Assistant level or a demonstrated record of scholarship for consideration at the Associate level.  Service to the school, University and community are also requirements for the position.  Business outreach efforts will also be involved with this position.

    The University of Indianapolis is a private, comprehensive university whose motto is "Education for Service."  Ranked in the top tier of Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report, the university is situated in the 12th largest city in the United States, located on an attractive 65 acre urban campus in an area with an affordable cost of living. It is within a 10-minute drive of what Forbes magazine lists as one of "America's Best Downtowns" where the potential for networking includes a rich social and intellectual confluence of professionals, artists, and cultural/educational events.  Founded in 1902, UIndy has a home campus of more than 5,500 students.  The ACBSP-accredited School of Business has a collegial faculty and is home to more than 600 undergraduates in 11 majors as well as 170 plus students in MBA, Master of Science in Management, and Master of Professional Studies graduate programs.  Personal attention, small interactive classes, and flexible programming are the rule rather than the exception.

    The ideal candidate would have PhD or DBA in a field related to Data Analytics, such as Information Systems or Applied Statistics.  Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach and conduct research in the following areas: relational databases, SQL, big data, and Hadoop.  Prior experience in applied consulting or work experience in the field is desirable.  Preference will be given to candidates who have previous teaching experience.   Qualified candidates with Master's degrees will be considered, provided they have significant professional experience. 


    Apply electronically at Review of applications will begin immediately.

    The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.



    Jerry Flatto
    Professor of Information Systems
    University of Indianapolis
    Indianapolis IN