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Assistant Professor of Business Systems and Analytics

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of Business Systems and Analytics at Belmont University. 

Employment Type 

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)
Full-Time

Department

Business Systems & Analytics

Hours 

N/A


Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:
 

The Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023.  

Job Description and Responsibilities
Seeking an energetic and enthusiastic candidate with a passion for developing and leading innovative programs within the Business Systems and Analytics (BSA) department as they apply to Data Governance, Privacy, Ethics and the Legal Environment. Additionally, this person will contribute to building multidisciplinary programs as part of the new Belmont Data Collaborative (BDC) in partnership with Nashville’s industry leaders (for- and non-profit and government) as well as creating a pipeline of well-trained and qualified graduates.

Job responsibilities include creating and teaching sections of Business Law and Business Ethics classes designed for the BSA major to promote a greater understanding and application of Data Governance, Privacy, Ethics and the Legal Environment at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.  Ph.D., J.D., or progress toward a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 must be attached to complete the online application. 
Belmont University

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to the Belmont community. Candidates will also be asked to give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Campus Location
Located two miles from thriving downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of more than 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Nationally recognized for its innovative approach and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont is a Christ-centered, student-focused community intent on developing diverse leaders of purpose, character, wisdom and a transformational mindset who are eager and equipped to make the world a better place. In the classroom and beyond, the University aims to empower students, faculty and staff to become radical champions for helping people and communities to flourish. While committed to being global citizens, Belmont also seeks to be a great neighbor, engaging with and serving Nashville and the broader Middle Tennessee region as a trusted community partner. The University’s location in the heart of the Tennessee’s capital – and Nashville’s growing reputation as one of the nation’s most dynamic, creative and inviting cities – provides the perfect backdrop for an amazing higher education experience in a community known as “the Athens of the South.” With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, Belmont University provides an unparalleled environment for students to become all they were created to be. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.  

Jack C. Massey College of Business
Belmont’s Jack C. Massey College of Business is AACSB accredited in both Business and Accounting and is one of the fastest growing colleges in the university.  Our programs enroll approximately 700 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  We emphasize collaborative student interaction, active adult learning, team experiences, and scholarship that draw upon a variety of methodologies and subject areas. The Business Systems & Analytics department consists of four full-time faculty members with an impressive range of teaching and research expertise in the areas of information systems and data analytics, who share dedication to the University and College mission, and who value strong working relationships with university colleagues, students and industry partners.
Business Systems & Analytics
The BSA major consists of three primary tracks designed to prepare students for careers that blend a strong business acumen with information systems, data analytics, and cybersecurity. The Business Systems track is designed for students who desire to serve as the "bridge" between business leaders and IT specialists by developing problem solving skills, learning how to think strategically about IT and implementing technological solutions. The Business Systems track prepares students for careers as project managers, business analysts, and IT consultants. The Business Analytics track is designed for students who want to analyze data to solve business problems by equipping students with skills for transforming data into information and actionable insights, improving business processes, and helping shape organizational strategy. The Cybersecurity track provides students with the skills needed to protect the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data, preserve and restore information systems, and develop risk management skills to anticipate and avoid cyber threats.
Belmont Data Collaborative

The Belmont Data Collaborative (BDC) is a group comprised of Belmont University deans, faculty and staff along with industry professionals, who have come together to nurture and inspire the Belmont community to solve our world’s challenges and contribute to human flourishing by integrating data fluency with moral, ethical, and social responsibility. The BDC serves as a center for coordination and communication of data initiatives across the university developing a diverse community of scientists and organizational managers/leaders who will bring a moral, ethical and social compass to their utilization of data analytics. The BDC is working to meet the demand for data fluency from data scientists to decision makers by delivering curricula addressing data-related issues in all fields of disciplinary and interdisciplinary study by creating an evolving portfolio of degree and continuing education programs to provide broad-based data literacy for a variety of target audiences, including undergraduate students, graduate students, and working professionals. The BDC is designed to serve as a resource for Nashville through academic-community partnerships specializing in key industries, including health services, music/entertainment and entrepreneurship. Industry partners include members from Amazon, HCA Healthcare, Tractor Supply, AllianceBernstein, The Mechanical Licensing Collective, Cat Financial, HealthTrust, Schneider Electric, Nissan North America and more. 

Required Qualifications:Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service. 

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the
    field of study.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly
    activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
  
Required EducationEarned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree with a focus on Data Governance, Privacy, Ethics, Law, or a related field from an accredited institution (ABD candidates may also be considered).
  
Required Experience• Substantial work experience focused on Data Governance, Privacy, Ethics and the Legal environment. • University/college teaching experience • Evidence of scholarly achievements in Data Governance, Privacy, Ethics and the Legal Environment • Experience delivering or developing applied experience courses or certification programs





The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


Belmont University is a Christian community. The university faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/the American with Disabilities Act, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University.  Click here to learn more.

Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer under all applicable civil rights laws.