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Tenure-track position in business analytics at DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business

  • 1.  Tenure-track position in business analytics at DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business

    Posted 08-16-2021 13:40

    The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business invites applications for a full-time assistant professor tenure-track position in business analytics, with a focus on Business Analytics, beginning academic year 2022-2023. Applicants should have: 1) A doctorate in management, business, computer science or related field with a specialization in business analytics; 2) A strong program of scholarly productivity consistent with the rank; and 3) Instructional capabilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior university teaching experience in Business Analytics is strongly preferred and candidates with prior industry experience are valued. We also invite applications from candidates with experience and a track record of publication in top journals seeking credit toward tenure. Responsibilities of the position will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Analytics, including but not limited to business analytics tools, data visualization, data management and analysis of business strategy and capstone, maintaining a program of active scholarship, and university service.  This position will contribute to the leadership, growth, and reputation of the MS in Business Analytics program and includes teaching undergraduate Business Analytics courses.


    The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship houses a diverse, multi-disciplinary and research-active faculty who support undergraduate and graduate programs in business analytics, human resource management, entrepreneurship, general management, supply chain management, and sustainability management. MS in Business Analytics is one of the growing programs in the department, with a high influx of students with diverse industry background. Many of the department's faculty also support the college's rigorous Doctorate in Business Administration program. The department is also home to the Coleman Center for Entrepreneurship. Several active student groups such as Kellstadt Business Analytics Organization are affiliated with the department.


    DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business is in the heart of downtown Chicago's vibrant urban business district.  The college has built a strong relationship with the local business community, including over a dozen custom corporate MBA programs. 


    Interested candidates should apply via the DePaul job application website at


    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Candidates will need to submit the following materials as a part of their application:

    • A cover letter stating interest and qualification;
    • A curriculum vitae;
    • Copy of transcripts;
    • Teaching statement;
    • Teaching evaluations;
    • Research statement;
    • Sample publications;
    • Contact information for three professional references.


    The position will remain open until filled and review of applications will begin immediately.  Application materials are due no later than October 30, 2021. Dr. Sina Ansari and Dr. Khadija Ali Vakeel are the co-chairs of the search committee. Please direct any questions to Khadija Ali Vakeel at


    DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


    DePaul University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and requires compliance with the Immigration and Control Act of 1986.


    Sina Ansari

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University

    Sina Ansari
    Assistant Professor
    Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University
    Chicago IL