Data Management Adjunct, School of Business



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Please note: DO NOT complete the application without the required attachments as you will be unable to edit your application. ** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified. Job Description Summary The Wake Forest University School of Business is seeking qualified candidates to help develop and teach courses in the online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program - a 24-month program with courses that have both synchronous and asynchronous components developed over two semesters through hands-on collaboration with faculty, staff, and instructional designers. Designed for working professionals, the curriculum prepares students to: identify business challenges that can be solved using data, leverage data to find solutions to business challenges, and influence their organizations by presenting how insightful analysis will solve challenges. With an emphasis on training across the full spectrum of analytics methodologies, graduates can apply their enhanced skills to real-time business challenges in areas such as finance, marketing, operations, and human resources. Job Description: Course Description: Data Management In this course, faculty review concepts related to database design and usage, discuss new approaches to transforming large volumes of data, such as MapReduce, and highlight best practices for manipulating large sets of data. More specifically, students will: Understand basic concepts and principles of relational database systems; Be able to use normalization procedures to analyze and create relations; Be able to combine data from multiple sources and transform, cleanse, and recode it to make the data usable; Have a mastery of foundational database skills including joining tables and querying databases; Become familiar with the fundamental concepts associated with the management of Big Data; and Understand the capabilities of leading Big Data software technologies. The course is offered in a combined synchronous and asynchronous format. Students meet face-to-face in a virtual classroom environment for 90-minutes each week of an academic term, providing them the opportunity to reinforce coursework materials, apply academic concepts, and participate in focused discussions with faculty and colleagues. Qualifications: Candidates need to have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Management Science, Operations Management, Operations Research, Statistics, or a related field in business and 5+ years of experience in university-level teaching and/or 10+ years of industry experience. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
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