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University of Iowa Seeking Lecturers, Adjuncts, and Visiting Professors in Business Analytics and Information Systems

  • 1.  University of Iowa Seeking Lecturers, Adjuncts, and Visiting Professors in Business Analytics and Information Systems

    Posted 02-05-2018 16:57


    The University of Iowa
    Tippie College of Business
    Department of Management Sciences

    The Department of Management Sciences at The University of Iowa invites applicants for multiple full-time or part-time academic-year positions teaching topics in business analytics and information systems in the undergraduate and master's programs beginning August 15, 2018. Lecturers will be appointed to 1 to 3-year renewable terms and teach 4 to 8 courses per academic year. The University of Iowa offers lecturers a competitive benefits package including retirement, medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability insurance, and medical and dependent care spending accounts. Visiting assistant professors will be appointed for one to two years and will teach 4 courses. We also seek adjuncts to teach part-time (as few as one course per year). Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

    The Department of Management Sciences offers undergraduate and doctoral programs in Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS). The Department also offers a Graduate Certificate and Master's programs in Business Analytics. Offerings in the graduate Business Analytics program are offered in Iowa City as well as at remote sites in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and the Quad Cities. Given the remote locations, in addition to applicants living in or willing to live in Iowa City, we encourage applications from those living or willing to live in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and the Quad Cities.

    Qualifications: A Master's degree in a related field is required; a PhD and/or extensive industry experience is preferred. Applicants must have a strong background teaching in multiple areas of business analytics and information systems.

    How to Apply: Please apply through Jobs@UIOWA at and reference Requisition 72281. Applicants should submit a cover letter as well as a vita or resume, evidence of teaching effectiveness, preferably as pdf files, and three references. The application website will ask for the e-mail addresses of your references.

    Deadlines: For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by March 2, 2018. Applicants will be considered until the position is filled. The position is subject to funding.

    Contact: Please direct questions about the position to the Chair of the Recruiting Committee Barry Thomas ( Questions about the application process may be directed to Kendra Belski or Nicole Schrock (

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

    Barrett Thomas
    Associate Professor
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City IA