Data collection procedures, Decision theory, Forecasting/modeling
The Wake Forest University School of Business is seeking qualified candidates to help develop and teach courses in the online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program – a 24-month program with courses that have both synchronous and asynchronous components developed over two semesters through hands-on collaboration with faculty, staff, and instructional designers. Designed for working professionals, the curriculum prepares students to: 1.) identify business challenges that can be solved using data, 2.) leverage data to find solutions to business challenges, and 3.) influence their organizations by presenting how insightful analysis will solve challenges. With an emphasis on training across the full spectrum of analytics methodologies, graduates can apply their enhanced skills to real-time business challenges in areas such as finance, marketing, operations, and human resources.
Wake Forest University has a strong sense of community with faculty and staff who are dedicated to the mission of educating the whole person, and the School of Business has consistently placed among the world’s best by major ranking organizations. As stated by Dr. Jeff Camm (Associate Dean of Analytics Programs, Professor, Inmar Presidential Chair in Business Analytics, & Executive Director of the Center for Analytics Impact), "The Wake Forest MSBA program is connected to the marketplace, where opportunities in the field of business analytics have exploded. Through our on-campus and online programs, we provide the necessary technical skills, business acumen, and experiential learning to equip students with the skills to drive analytics into action."
Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/. Applications should include a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae/resume, transcript(s) for highest earned degree(s), and any recent course evaluation results. Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates need to have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Management Science, Operations Management, Operations Research, Statistics, or a related field in business and 10+ years of industry experience.
About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University has a long tradition of excellence in market-relevant teaching, and the ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to contribute to the teaching quality of the School of Business. The School of Business focuses on educating the whole person, with our faculty members facilitating student acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge, their attainment of a broad set of professional competencies, and their development of a clear sense of professional identity and character. Therefore, we seek a student-centric colleague who subscribes to this holistic educational philosophy, serves as an exemplary role model, and can demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses that develop students in all three of these areas.
Moreover, we also seek an educator who is dedicated to four central foci in the School of Business’ educational mission – that is, who have a track record of developing the following strengths in others:
Impactful – Our graduates are able to make immediate, meaningful contributions to their organizations through their ability to think strategically, act practically, and communicate effectively.
Professional – Our graduates cre...ate value for others; embrace a professional identity and understand and commit to stewardship of the honor, traditions, and productive and innovative culture of their professions; and work to strengthen their community using the skill and expertise of their professional training.
Honorable – To achieve high levels of performance while maintaining the highest standards of individual character, our graduates lead ethically and exhibit personal strengths that enable success with integrity.
Global – To effectively lead across cultural and geographical boundaries, our graduates leverage diversity and demonstrate a global mindset.
Because we are preparing students to succeed and flourish in the profession, we seek to hire colleagues who understand the marketplace, desire to be deeply connected to it on a continuing basis, and are committed to supporting our students as they prepare for and embark on fulfilling career trajectories. Applicants with demonstrated ability to design and deliver educational experiences that are valued by industry will be preferred.
Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities according to U.S. News & World Report. With over 4,800 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Since its founding, the University has adopted the motto Pro Humanitate, which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. Click here for quick facts about the University.
Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina. Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts and innovation scenes. Residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family. Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town (www.visitwinstonsalem.com).
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