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Academic Director for the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program at McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

  • 1.  Academic Director for the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program at McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

    Posted 09-05-2019 16:09

    Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business

    Georgetown University

    Academic Director for the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program

    Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business invites applications for the position of Academic Director for the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program. The Academic Director position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track, teaching position with administrative responsibilities. The M.S. in Business Analytics program is envisioned as a one-year graduate program in Business Analytics that is expected to admit its first class in Fall 2021.

    The responsibilities of the Academic Director include:

    • Engaging in short-term and long-term strategic planning to ensure the quality of the academic experience,
    • Overseeing the overall design, development, and planning for the program's curriculum in cooperation with the academic leadership and the Dean,
    • Teaching core and elective courses in the program,
    • Recruiting new and existing faculty to teach in the program,
    • Advising students and engaging with student leadership,
    • Collaborating with administrative and admissions staff, and
    • Collaborating with other Georgetown University Schools in the academic space of Analytics and Data Science so as to advance Analytic and Data Sciences at the University as a whole.

    Candidates must hold a graduate degree (a Ph.D. is preferred) in Business or Data Analytics or a related discipline. We are seeking candidates with demonstrated ability to teach successfully courses in the analytics space with relevant professional experience in the business analytics field.  The appointment can begin as early as January 2020 and the search process will continue until the position is filled. 



    Located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business offers unparalleled access to the world's business, policy and thought leaders as well as a collegial environment for professional development. The school, which attracts faculty and students from around the world, is committed to developing principled leaders capable of making complex business decisions in a global environment and who are dedicated to serving both business and society. The school's undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and specialized programs provide solid grounding in all the core management disciplines, with an emphasis on the global, ethical and political environment of business ( Additional information regarding Georgetown University Schools (in particular, the Data Science programs at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the McCourt School of Public Policy), the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown's Computer Science department, and the department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics is available at,



    All applications should be submitted electronically through Interfolio at Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching statements and evaluations, as well as the names and contact information for three references.

    The application deadline (for submitting all application materials, including reference letters) is November 15, 2019, but we will consider applications until the position is filled.  Candidates who wish to be considered for an interview at the INFORMS Annual Meeting (October 20-23, 2019 in Seattle) should submit their applications (except for reference letters) by October 1, 2019.


    Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





    Canan Ulu
    Associate Professor
    Georgetown University
    Washington DC