Associate Director - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2172

This nine-month, non-tenure earning position with two months summer support is responsible for providing leadership and administration associated with a newly established Center for Analytics and Data Science as well as 50% effort dedicated to teaching during the fall and spring semesters. 


The Associate Director will work with the Faculty Director and Steering Committee of the Center to provide support in all duties of Center management and operations including the following responsibilities. 
o    Coordinating and overseeing center staff
o    Coordinating and overseeing technology needs and support
o    Planning and organizing Center events
o    Disseminating center activities and accomplishments
o    Overseeing certificate programs and workshops
o    Interacting with corporate partners
o    Reviewing and prioritizing project opportunities with the Faculty Director
o    Selecting and staffing projects
o    Managing projects to ensure quality and timely delivery to partners
o    Hiring and supervising student associates of the Analytics Lab

The teaching appointment will be in Department of Information Systems & Analytics (ISA) and will support the rapidly growing minor in Business Analytics and the Co-major in Analytics.  The appointment will be at the rank of Instructor for candidates with a Master’s degree and at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor for candidates with a Ph.D. This is a nine-month position with an additional two months of summer support for paid administrative duties. 

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates should hold a Master’s in an analytics or data science related area (statistics, management science, computer science, information technology, industrial engineering, etc.) and have industry experience in delivering client solutions. The candidate must be qualified to teach in one or more of the following areas: statistics, management science, data management, database, management of large/unstructured data, text analysis and data visualization.  Candidates should possess a strong desire to attract, engage, and educate the strongest students in the evolving fields of Analytics and Data Science. 

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in an analytics or data science related area (statistics, management science, computer science, information technology, industrial engineering, etc.) and prior academic experience in analytics, statistics, information technology, or a related area. 

Special Instructions to Applicant

Direct inquiries to Dr. L. Allison Farmer at

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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