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Informatics and Data Analytics

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Informatics and Data Analytics

University of Charleston

Job Summary:

The University of Charleston invites applications from data science professionals with the vision and entrepreneurial spirit to serve as founding members of a strategic initiative to establish informatics and data analytics as a cornerstone of the institution’s national reputation for innovation in higher education. Having just received a five-year, $1.2 million-dollar grant to spearhead the development of innovative technology-based programs and community outreach efforts, UC is searching for two (2) dynamic professionals to promote the integration of informatics and data analytics into new and existing academic programs in the health sciences, business, the natural sciences and other disciplines.

One candidate will be selected to serve as the Director of the strategic initiative, collaborating with the University’s incoming President, faculty and staff to identify opportunities to utilize informatics and data analytics to purse grant opportunities and develop community partnerships with government agencies, non-profit organizations and firms in the private sector.

Qualified applicants will hold the minimum of a master’s degree in a discipline such as computer science, statistics or mathematics and a minimum of five years faculty/administrative experience in the field of data science or cognate disciplines. Candidates also should possess a documented record of leading interdisciplinary teams to serve the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position start date is negotiable.

Please send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Kim Spiezio

Provost and Executive Vice President

University of Charleston

2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE

Charleston, West Virginia

Email: [email protected]


The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No:
Posted: 5/17/2018
Application Due: 7/9/2018
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