The Lacy School of Business (LSB) at Butler University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. The position starts August 2020, and the standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester with release time available based on research productivity. Candidates should have some experience and expertise in teaching courses in technology, decision- making, and business analytics with particular emphasis on experiential delivery models. We encourage applicants from technology-related fields, as well as applicants from social and natural sciences with substantial analytics experience. Business or consulting experience is a plus.
Our new-state-of-the-art building is now open. This 110,000-square-foot building houses creative learning environments that connect students to any industry. It sets a new standard for business education and business community engagement through spaces such as a state-of-the-art Investment Room, an Innovation Commons, soft spaces for students to meet, and flexible classrooms with the latest technology. Additionally, the LSB is infusing more business intelligence and data analytics into the common curricula for each degree program. The successful candidate will both teach and conduct research in these areas and will contribute to the ongoing development of the common curricula. Opportunities exist to teach in both face-to-face and online formats. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and must provide evidence that they will be excellent teachers, committed to working with a diverse population of students. They must also show that they will be productive researchers and display an interest in extensive interaction with the business community.
Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls about 1,200 full-time undergraduate students and offers an MBA, a Masters in Professional Accounting and a Master of Science in Risk and Insurance. A vibrant university, Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to approximately 4,600 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges (LSB, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, and the Jordan College of the Arts). Extensive internship and service opportunities are made possible by Butler’s location five miles from downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. Learn more about Indianapolis at www.indy.org.
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition, hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category. Compensation and support are competitive. Letters of interest should include a curriculum vitae and names of three references. Butler will conduct preliminary interviews at the 2019 INFORMS conference in Seattle on October 20-23. We will also conduct ZOOM interviews for selected applicants who are unable to attend the conference. We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:
Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university supports six colleges and approximately 5,000 students, including the College of Communication, which enrolls 530 students across its 9 majors. Butler offers financial support for research, innovations in curricular development, and travel to present for domestic and international conferences.