Overview

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Data Analytics, to begin August 2023. An earned doctorate in a field related to Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis (e.g. Data Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.). Candidates who are currently ABD may be considered for an interview if the evidence supports a degree conferral no later than May 2023 as an earned doctorate is a requirement for appointment.

The successful applicant will have expertise in causal inference, statistical modeling, quantitative program evaluation, database management, and statistical software applications (Excel, R, SAS, STATA) to be deemed qualified to teach quantitative-focused courses supporting courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs in Data Analytics and Strategic Analysis. The College’s Data Analytics and Strategic Analysis programs prepare students to use current technologies and quantitative methods as applied in business, non-profit, and government fields to generate ethical, data-informed decisions and recommendations. Qualified candidates must have experience developing and teaching courses using multiple modalities (seated, online, and blended learning environments). Familiarity with distance learning and an ability to utilize technology applications and learning management systems, such as Canvas, in instruction is expected. Faculty teaching fully online courses must possess or be willing to obtain Quality Matters certification.

The standard undergraduate teaching load is 4:4, whereas graduate faculty teaching load is 3:3, with the balance of course assignments to be determined by the Program Coordinator. Service to the department, College, and community; scholarly development; and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line “Data Analytics Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website (http://belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/).

About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.