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Professor of Practice: Market Strategy & Analytics

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Remote (US Only)
Categories: Rensselaer at Work

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Job Summary

Professor of Practice: Market Strategy and Analytics

Rensselaer at Work, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s digitally delivered professional graduate programs for working professionals and their employers, invites applications for an instructional faculty member to teach in a graduate business program. The position begins July 1, 2024. The initial appointment for this non-tenure track position is for two years and may be renewed, contingent upon funding, performance, and the needs of the program.

The successful candidate will be an active practitioner with experience leading organization-wide efforts to identify and evaluate the organization’s markets, developing strategies for growth, and have demonstrated success in implementing campaigns to reach specific markets. Experience as or engaging with the c-suite level of technology-focused companies is highly desirable.

Candidates must have significant leadership experience in the areas of market analysis and strategic planning, including quantitative methods, data analysis, and data visualization. 

The incumbent will assist in developing, leading, and teaching project-based courses over the full calendar year in a digitally delivered, mentored doing-focused learning framework. Teaching responsibilities will be at the graduate level, and it is expected that the incumbent will continue their professional activities and commitments in the field.

Minimally, candidates must have a JD, EdD, DBA or PhD in a field related to economics, strategy, or business as well as10-15 years of substantive professional/academic experience in the described fields. Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level is preferred.

Appointment will be made as Professor of Practice. 

Information about Rensselaer at Work can be found at For further information, contact: Dr. Aric Krause, Dean of Academic and Administrative Affairs, Rensselaer at Work,

See below for Application Procedure

Minimum Qualifications

Minimally, candidates must have a JD, EdD, DBA or PhD in a field related to economics, strategy, or business.

Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level is preferred.

Minimally, candidates must have 10-15 years of substantive professional/academic experience in the described fields. Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level is preferred.

A Professor of Practice has obtained unique professional experience, has distinguished research, and/or has performed at an executive or officer level, and has made a significant impact within a subject matter or discipline in a field important to Rensselaer’s research and academic programs. A Professor of Practice is expected to have substantial leadership experience of at least (10-15 years) and generally a national or international reputation for excellence in their field of expertise.

Applicants must meet stated minimum education and experience requirements.


Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required

Starting Salary/Rate

Expected hiring range: $95,000- $135,000 per year (see note)

Note: The selected candidate will provide instruction for up to 24 credit hours per year, making the course load equivalent to that of a traditional, 9-month academic year. 

As a digital provider of graduate education to working professionals, the schedule of offered courses will not follow a traditional academic year.  Instead, courses may be scheduled at any time within a 12-month period.  

Pay transparency disclosure: The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on factors that include the available budget, internal equity, and the final candidate’s qualifications, experience, education and other job-related credentials. This hiring range is provided as Rensselaer’s good faith estimate of the expected hiring range at the time of posting.

Application instructions

Follow the on-screen prompts to create a brief online profile with contact information for three (3) references.  Please be ready to upload the following: 

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of teaching and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Statement of diversity

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact

Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and the start date may be adjusted accordingly.

Total Compensation and Benefits Information

Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program is designed to provide stable pay growth, a comprehensive and affordable benefits package, and a comprehensive and affordable retiree medical and prescription plan. Rensselaer is recognized locally and nationally for the depth and breadth of its compensation and benefits program. Our goal is to provide you and your family with a comprehensive health and welfare program as an umbrella of financial security and protection during your employment. For more information, please visit Benefits | Human Resources (

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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