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Lecturer Position in Business Analytics 2019-20 (Machine Learning)

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 28th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach a course on Implementing Machine Learning At Scale on the Cloud for the academic quarter of Spring 2020. The course is part of the curriculum for the Masters of Science in Business Analytics program, offered in downtown San Francisco. (See for more details.)

The lecturer will be responsible for teaching two sections of the course . The course will be taught on Friday/Saturday during the 2020 Spring quarter.

This course teaches students about the four layers of ML in the cloud: AI services, ML services, ML Engines & Frameworks, and Infrastructure & Serverless Environments and how to implement solutions on all of the layers by using the best abstraction for the task at hand.

Positions are contingent on funding and pending administrative approval. Salary is based on ability and experience. Applicants should have an advanced degree, preferably in the areas of Management Science, Operations Research, Marketing, Information Systems, Computer Science, computer Engineering or Business Analytics. Applicants with significant industry experience in this domain will be preferred. In lieu of an advanced degree, we will also consider applicants with 5 years or more of relevant work experience in this domain.

Potential candidates should submit their application online via the RECRUIT system only. Please submit a vitae, evidence of teaching ability and contact information for two references. The initial review date for this recruitment is 6/21/2019, however the position will remain open until filled. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

Applicants should submit their application and supporting materials via our online recruitment system at
Unit 18 Lecturers are governed under a collective bargaining agreement (American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - Non-Senate Instructional Unit). Under this contract, once a lecturer accumulates enough quarters of service, the lecturer can be reviewed for a Continuing Lecturer position. For more information about this contract, visit

The Graduate School of Management is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus.
CONTACT: Academic Operations and Planning at the Graduate School of Management (

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Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Evidence of Teaching - Examples include; teaching evaluations, course syllabi, course plans, course materials etc.

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)