Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

Jun 22, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: F001047 Academic Title: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Rank: Administrative Title: Discipline Basic Sciences Specialty: Data Science Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The GW Data Science program seeks one or more contract faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with a specialty in Data Science with a start date as early as Aug 1, 2017. The duration of the appointment is three years renewable up to five years. The position is pending final budget authority.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The new faculty member in Data Science will teach up to three courses each semester, including possible capstone research courses. Other duties include student advising, participation in committee work, mentoring students doing research and applied projects, and helping build relationships with industry and government Big Data professionals. Applied research in data science is encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in a data-intensive discipline by the date of appointment and documented experience in the application of data science to Big Data problems in the natural and social sciences.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Other Benefits:

The successful applicant will receive start-up funding, graduate student teaching assistance, and opportunities for teaching and research in the summers. The Data Science program is in a network industry and government professionals who provide paid projects and internships for our students, as well as faculty consulting opportunities.

Other Information:

The Data Science program, which was developed through a collaborative effort between the Departments of Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Geography and Political Science, enables students to understand data and contribute important insights in all aspects of our data-intensive society. The MS in Data Science provides a deep foundation in the latest techniques to analyze and visualize data, as well as the project skills necessary to apply this knowledge in the real world. The program's mission is to help students gain and apply knowledge and skills in data science to problems in natural and social sciences. The program helps them enter successful careers with industry and government organizations that need to make sense of collected data and gain important insights. The GW Data Science program is in the center of one of the nation's largest data technology areas and a workforce comprising government, business, industry, and scientific institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered please upload a letter containing a brief statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interest. Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have a PhD in a data-intensive discipline by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have documented experience in the application of data science to Big Data problems in the natural and social sciences?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
Optional Documents


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