The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites application for one Lecturer Full-Time - Temporary (non-tenure-track) position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. These full-time positions have a 9-month service period, September 16, 2019 – June 15, 2020.
Candidates must be able to teach a variety of information systems and business analytics courses. Specific teaching needs include: introductory information technology/systems and quantitative analysis for business (e.g. mathematical modeling, statistics, optimization and regression models) classes required for all of our business school undergraduate majors and minors; data management, business intelligence and predictive analytics courses required for our new undergraduate minor in business data analytics and as electives for other majors; graduate level classes in data and text mining with R & Python, cognitive analytics, project management, big data management and electives for our master of science business analytics program.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a record of involvement, participation, and/or leadership within their pedagogical or practitioner communities that maintains qualification required for accreditation (AACSB) purposes. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in the development of curriculum, promote continuous improvement, and actively collaborate with colleagues in service of our school and university's mission.
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial,ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The School's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and Center for Business Analytics offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 650 students in its undergraduate, MBA, Masters in Accounting (MAcc), Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
Internal Number: 65300
About University of Washington
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.