Lecturer in Data and Analytics

Vanderbilt University Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations


The Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations is seeking applicants for a Lecturer faculty (non-tenure track) position to provide instruction and support for the online, professional doctorate in Leadership and Learning in Organizations. Candidates are sought to teach multiple sections in the Data and Analytics strand of the program, which includes Strategy and Analytics, Data Science, Research Design and Applied Statistics.  

The Department

The mission of the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) is to understand and enhance the political, economic, organizational, and social contexts in which human learning takes place.  The department 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 http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/departments/lpo/index.php.

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.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a field such as Quantitative Methods in Business or Education, Statistics, Data Science or related field. Background or experience in teaching professional degree students, including at the professional doctoral-level or MBA students is critical, and online teaching experience is preferred. Candidates are expected to have excellent teaching credentials.  Candidates also should be prepared to teach students from diverse professional backgrounds. Experience supervising capstones or dissertations is desirable.

Application Instructions

Please submit application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, teaching evaluations and three reference letters to the following link: 

Additional questions may be directed to Eve Rifkin, LLO Program Director (eve.r.rifkin@vanderbilt.edu).