Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College: Sr. Lecturer in Data and Analytics [Nashville, TN]

Vanderbilt University is seeking a Senior Lecturer in Data and Analytics in Nashville, TN. The Senior Lecturer should have a strong background in the area of data science and analytics. The role for this senior lecturer position is primarily instructional.

At: Vanderbilt University's Peabody CollegeVanderbilt University
Location: Nashville, TN
Position: Senior Lecturer in Data and Analytics

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The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, seeks a faculty member in the area of Data and Analytics.  This appointment is for a non-tenure track position as Senior Lecturer. The position is for an initial 3-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

The Senior Lecturer should have a strong background in the area of data science and analytics. The role for this senior lecturer position is primarily instructional; therefore, evidence of success in teaching undergraduate, masters, and professional doctoral-level or MBA students is critical. Experience teaching on line is desirable.  The position will be responsible for teaching in the online Ed.D. program, Leadership and Learning in Organizations, undergraduate Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness track of the Human and Organizational Development major, and the masters-level Leadership and Organizational Performance program.

Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in the broad area of quantitative methods, including data science, strategy and analytics, and applied statistics. Other opportunities include supervising capstone projects in the professional doctorate program. The position can also be affiliated with Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute.

Candidates for the Senior Lecturer position must have an earned doctorate in a field of relevance to the study of data and analytics (such as quantitative methods, data science and mining, and analytics), but may come from many different disciplines, including education, business, statistics or other fields. Though housed within the Peabody College of Education and Human Development, our programs serve students in many fields; thus, the position provides opportunities to engage with professional students from varied industries and settings.

For additional information about the position, please contact Chris Quinn Trank, chair of the search committee, at


Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications; curriculum vitae; a one-page teaching statement; evidence of effective classroom instruction, including teaching evaluations and two sample syllabi; and three letters of reference. Indicate in your cover letter the position for which you are applying. Please apply at the following link:

The Department

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) offers professional graduate programs in leadership and organizational performance, education policy, international education policy and management, higher education administration, and independent school leadership, as well as undergraduate tracks in leadership and organizational effectiveness, education policy, and international education. For information about the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations, visit the Web site at

LPO is building a diverse faculty committed to a multicultural environment. Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, without regard to race/color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.