CIS Director of Data Science 2018

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: The University of Pennsylvania, Department of Computer and Information Science invites applicants for a Director of Data Science within our graduate program. The department seeks individuals with experience in Data Science and computing, and exceptional promise for, or a proven record of, excellence in teaching. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and/or significant industry experience. The position entails teaching courses in our new Master of Science and Engineering in Data Science program; collaborating on curriculum development; fostering, facilitating, and managing data science practicum projects; and overseeing marketing, admissions and advising. The target start date is July 1, 2018. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The position is as Practice Professor (Assistant, Associate or Full), a non-tenure track faculty position with successive appointments dependent upon review. Successful applicants will find Penn to be a stimulating, interdisciplinary environment conducive to professional growth in both teaching and research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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