Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Business Analytics - DATA 140, Data Visualization, Spring Semester 2022

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7087790 (Ref.No. 2583713)
Posted: October 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Oct 21, 2021

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

DATA 140, Data Visualization

Spring Semester, 02/07/2022 - 05/20/2022, TTH 6:00 PM to 7:35 PM. Moraga Campus

This course provides an introduction as well as hands-on experience in building creative and technical skills to transform data into visualized reports for the purpose of effectively conveying a shared understanding with the target audience. Students will learn how to use software to ingest, organize and visualize quantitative and qualitative data, with an emphasis on applying design principles to create neat, elegant, and intuitive graphs and dashboards that capture the essence of an insight, message or recommendation that can facilitate managerial decision making. Students will learn how to use state-of-the-art visualization software and techniques to visualize exploratory and explanatory data for presentations and storytelling. To enhance students' presentation and storytelling ability, this course is designed to be writing-intensive and content-rich. It uses writing to deepen the learning of the data visualization content. Writing learning sessions and assignments are an integral part of the course and students will learn how to convey ideas, processes and results of visualization using appropriate, professional writing in the context.


- Ph.D. degree in Business Analytics or a closely related field and a recent publication record in the field, OR

- A Master’s degree in Business Analytics or a closely related field and five years of current, relevant professional experience.

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