Competition No. – A100151166
Closing Date – Will remain open until filled.
The Department of Accounting and Business Analytics is accepting applications for a full-time Academic Teaching Staff – Lecturer position for a 3-year fixed term appointment beginning July 1, 2023.
Reporting to the Department Chair, the position will include the following responsibilities:
- Teach business analytics courses (8 sections) to undergraduate and graduate students, with a focus on introductory business statistics
- Prepare course syllabi, course materials, midterm exams, final exams and assign grades
- Evaluate student performance progress and provide appropriate and timely feedback according to department protocols
- Teach lab sessions to provide students with hands on experience with software products
- Remain abreast with relevant literature in business analytics as it applies to their teaching resources and activities
- Provide help sessions to undergraduate and graduate students on business analytics fundamentals
- Participate in department activities including advising student clubs and coaching students for case competitions
- Develop curriculum and material for new business analytics courses
- A graduate degree (PhD) in a discipline that is relevant to business analytics, such as statistics, econometrics, operations research, operations management, industrial engineering, or computer science
- Demonstrated introductory statistics teaching excellence at the post-secondary level
- Applicants must have expert knowledge in business analytics software such as Python, R, SAS, and Tableau
- Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate students will be considered an asset
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Facilitation, negotiation and problem solving skills and an ability to handle challenging student situations
The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions of business education and research. As the first and longest continually accredited business school in Canada, the Alberta School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Canada with 70 faculty members, 2100 undergraduate students, and 950 students in our Masters and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School’s more than 31,000 alumni have strengthened businesses and communities worldwide. Our vision is simple, yet powerful: To develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the World. For more information about the School, please visit our website ualberta.ca/business. For more information about the Department of Accounting and Business Analytics, please see: https://www.ualberta.ca/accounting-business-analytics/index.html
Applications should include a curriculum vitae outlining teaching and administrative experience, any available teaching ratings, and the names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) agreement.
To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.
Please send application by e-mail (PDF files) to:
Dr. Karim Jamal
Chair Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Alberta School of Business
University of Alberta
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.