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Teaching Faculty Position(s) in Business Analytics at Notre Dame

  • 1.  Teaching Faculty Position(s) in Business Analytics at Notre Dame

    Posted 10-09-2019 07:49

    The Department of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for one or more teaching professor positions for fall 2020 in the area of Business Analytics.

    Our ideal candidate has proven success in the classroom with an interest in teaching in one or more areas of Business Analytics (e.g., predictive analytics, data visualization, coding, social media analytics, customer analytics, time series analysis, sports analytics, statistics, optimization, information security, and data ethics). In addition, the ideal candidate will be familiar with a variety of the technologies used in Notre Dame's business analytics program (e.g., R, Python, SQL, and Tableau). Participation in professional activities (e.g., publishing and participating at conferences) is strongly encouraged.

    Candidates may be asked to teach courses in a variety of programs offered by the Mendoza College of Business. These include, but are not limited to, the undergraduate Business Analytics and Business Technology majors, our South Bend-based Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA (EMBA), and our Chicago-based MSBA and EMBA programs.  Most teaching assignments will occur Monday through Thursday, but some executive education degree courses take place on Fridays and Saturdays.

    The starting salary will be market competitive and the teaching load will be approximately 12 credit hours per semester. Faculty members also receive outstanding computer, administrative, and library support.

    Candidates should possess at least a master's degree (a Ph.D. is preferred) in Business Analytics or a closely related area such as Data Science, Information Systems, Operations Research, Statistics, Operations Management, or Computer Science. 

    Applications should include all of the following: (a) a cover letter indicating the candidate's teaching interests; (b) a curriculum vita; (c) and teaching evaluations (if available).The deadline for applications is October 18, 2019. Our intention is to hold campus interviews for a small number of applicants in late 2019 and early 2020.  Apply online at:

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Background Check 

    This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges.  Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment.  Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position.  Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate.  The full procedure can be viewed at

    Scott Nestler
    Academic Director, MS in Business Analytics
    Associate Teaching Professor
    University of Notre Dame
    Granger IN