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Analytics/Data Science Faculty

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Analytics/Data Science Faculty

School of Arts and Sciences


University of Charleston

Job Summary:

The University of Charleston, located in the capital city of West Virginia, invites applications from data science professionals with the vision and entrepreneurial spirit to ensure the success of a strategic initiative to establish data science as a cornerstone of the institution’s national reputation for innovation in higher education.

Essential Functions of the Position:

UC is searching for a dynamic faculty member to join the newly created Department of Data Science housed in the School of Arts & Sciences to support the development of graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs while also promoting the integration of analytics into academic programs in the health sciences, business, the natural sciences and other disciplines.

Preferred candidates will possess experience and expertise in database technology, machine learning, data mining, artificial intelligence, or similar area. A Fall 2018 start date for the appointment is preferred.


Qualified applicants will hold the minimum of a master’s degree in computer science, statistics or related discipline (Ph.D. preferred; ABD candidates will be considered). Salary and faculty rank commensurate with experience.

Salary and faculty rank for candidates commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and three professional references with complete contact information, combined in a single PDF file with the subject line DS2 to:

Dr. E.K Esawi

Chair of the Department of Data Science

[email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No:
Posted: 8/8/2018
Application Due: 10/7/2018
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