Associate Professor of the Practice in Applied Business Analytics
Boston University Metropolitan College
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience
2 openings available.
Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks two dynamic and creative faculty members with expertise in business analytics to join its nationally recognized Department of Administrative Sciences (https://www.bu.edu/adminsc/) at the rank of Associate Professor of the Practice starting July or September 1, 2024.
The department is a leader in providing rigorous and industry-relevant education in areas such as applied business analytics, financial management, global marketing management, project management, supply chain management, and enterprise risk management. Courses are offered in flexible face-to-face, blended and online formats. It offers the acclaimed Boston University online Master of Science in Management programs, consistently ranked in the top ten best online graduate business programs by US News & World Report for ten years. The department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have colleagues join our ranks who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a related quantitative area of management, and have a demonstrated successful teaching and research record. We welcome applications from candidates with a terminal degree who have extensive professional and industry experience as well as an interest in teaching and applied research.
Responsibilities: Faculty duties include teaching up to six courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels per academic year, including blended and online courses, conducting active research, participating in course and curriculum development, and mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the department, college and the university. These are full-time, non-tenure track appointments at the rank of Associate Professor of the Practice with renewable contracts of up to five years.
The faculty positions offer significant opportunity for interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarly work, including research and curriculum development within Metropolitan College and Boston University, as well as the greater Boston area.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter stating career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, and approach to teaching, as well as a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through the link below. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority/consideration. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Since 1965, Metropolitan College has played a unique role within Boston University, serving as a bridge from BU to the community and the world. With its mission to broaden the reach of BU through part-time and online programs designed to help busy adults achieve their personal and professional ambitions, BU MET serves as a laboratory and incubator for new programs, pedagogy, and educational technologies. Students have access to cutting-edge facilities and the latest learning tools—as well as the opportunity to build networks with classmates and industry peers. At BU MET, you will find liberating flexibility, an engaging learning community, valuable career networks, and rigorous, practical coursework.