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Non-Tenure-Track Positions (Assistant Professor – Educator) in Business Analytics, University of Cincinnati

  • 1.  Non-Tenure-Track Positions (Assistant Professor – Educator) in Business Analytics, University of Cincinnati

    Posted 14 days ago

    The Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems (OBAIS), invites applications for non-tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor - Educator. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Desired start date is as early as January 2022. Compensation and employment benefits are competitive.

    Direct all inquires to Recruiting Committee Co-Chairs: Ed Winkofsky ( or Yinghao Zhang (

    Minimum Qualifications

    Prior to effective date of appointment, the candidate must have:

    • Master's degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, or related field
    • at least one academic term of college level teaching in business analytics
    • at least one year of experience utilizing one of the following analytic tools: R, Python, Tableau, PowerBI, or Excel.

    Essential Functions

    Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in subjects such as business analytics, regression models, data analysis methods, data wrangling, simulation methods, and data visualization.

    This includes course preparation and curriculum development, delivering course content and leading hands-on exercise labs, holding office hours, as well as grading and preparing assessment materials. Classes may include face-to-face and online versions. Additional responsibilities will entail participating in curriculum/course development, developing distance learning courses, education-related service activities, such as advising student organizations, academic standards review, and providing educational services to local communities.

    Appointment Details

    • Initial appointment is up to three years and can be Anticipated course load is 24 credit hours per academic year.

    Application Process

    Create an applicant profile in Success Factors. Apply to Job ID: 71269. Attach the following documents to your APPLICATION.

    • Cover Letter
    • CV/Resume
    • List of references (3) – names and contact Should we move forward with your application, we will contact references
    • Two-page narrative describing your teaching experience and education philosophy with student evaluations, if available

    About Us

    As part of a thriving, top-25 research university in a city with many Fortune 500 companies, the Lindner College of Business delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning in a multi-disciplinary environment, adding real-world value to students and the communities they serve. The college enrolls over 4,200 undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students and provides them with unique opportunities to build professional experience, cultural competency and leadership skills through co-operative education, internships, field-study research, and cross-disciplinary studios. The college's new $120 million, 225,000-square-foot facility, opened in Fall 2019, firmly positions Lindner among the nation's best business schools with high growth potential.

    The OBAIS Department, the largest department in the college, offers nationally-recognized educational programs in operations, business analytics and information systems. In particular, the Master's in Business Analytics program has been named the No.1 MS in Data Science school in the country by Predictive Analytics Today, and ranked 18th globally and 7th nationally among U.S. public universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The department was awarded the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize for its innovative approach to curriculum that effectively prepares students to be successful operations research and analytics professionals after graduation.

    UC's Center for Business Analytics serves organizations- locally and nationally-to be best-in-class in analytics. The Center brings together academia and practice by connecting faculty and students with member companies through symposiums, training, and problem-solving including student projects and internships.

    As a center of commerce for a region of over two million people, the city of Cincinnati is a hub of innovation that attracts top business talent from all over the world. Cincinnati provides big city opportunities for business professionals with a high quality of life and a low cost of living. According to Forbes, Cincinnati is the 5th most affordable city in America, and the 9th best for raising a family. Healthgrades recognizes Cincinnati as #1 among the 44 US largest cities on the health care index, and U.S. News & World Report has ranked Cincinnati as the #1 city to live in Ohio. The community is welcoming, friendly, and inclusive. Mashable has ranked Cincinnati one of America's most social cities, and the Human Rights Campaign gives the city a perfect score on its Municipal Equality Index for LGBTQ inclusiveness.  

    Learn more about us at

    Yinghao Zhang
    Assistant Professor of Operations, Business Analytics & Information Systems (OBAIS)
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati OH