Non-Tenure Track-Visiting Professor in Business Analytics

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


The Information Systems and Operations Management Department of the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University invites applications for a non-tenure-tracking, visiting professor position beginning September 2024. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our academic community and engage with students while bringing expertise in business analytics.  


The Sawyer Business School is accredited by AACSB International. Suffolk University is a vibrant and diverse community located in the heart of downtown Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1906, Suffolk has a rich history of providing innovative and high-quality education to students from around the globe. 




Teaching: Design and deliver courses in business analytics at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, incorporating hands-on exercises and real-world applications. The teaching load is 4 courses (12 credits) a semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  


Curriculum Development: Contribute to developing and enhancing the business analytics curriculum, staying abreast of industry trends and best practices. 




Educational Background: A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Data Science, Management Science, Information Systems, or a related field from an accredited institution. 


Expertise: Demonstrated expertise in business analytics, data visualization, machine learning, and programming languages such as R, Python, or SQL. Knowledge of Cybersecurity is a plus.  


Teaching Experience: Previous experience teaching business analytics or related courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is highly desirable. 

Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with students, colleagues, and industry partners. 


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: A commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment and promoting equity and accessibility in education. 


Additional Information: 


This is a visiting position for one year with the possibility of renewal. 


The position offers competitive compensation and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support teaching activities. Our department is committed to fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment where faculty members are encouraged to pursue their scholarly interests and professional development opportunities. 


Application Procedure: 


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations), and contact information for three professional references. Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin now and continue until the position is filled by June 2024. 


We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities. Our institution is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of academic life. 


For inquiries about the position, please contact Professor Kate Li ([email protected]) or Professor Yurong Yao ([email protected]).

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.