Founding Faculty Director, Data Visualization


Founding Faculty Director, Data Visualization

Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia is seeking candidates for a new position: Founding Faculty Director for Data Visualization. The Data Visualization director position is for a new graduate program: Data Visualization offering a Graduate Certificate. The program will provide students with understanding of the theories, methods, and tools for organizing and presenting data in visual formats.

Agnes Scott College is an independent national liberal arts college for women located in the metropolitan Atlanta area, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The distinctive mission of Agnes Scott is to educate women for the betterment of their families and the elevation of their region. Today, that mission has evolved into a commitment to educate women from around the world to “think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.”

The successful candidate will provide the conceptual leadership for the program, working with a faculty advisory group to develop the program’s curriculum, hire instructors as needed, teach up to three graduate and two undergraduate courses over the course of the year (fall semester, spring semester, and two summer sessions), maintain a program of scholarly research, and contribute to the life of the college. Candidates must have a PhD or terminal degree in business, chemistry, economics, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology, or another related liberal arts field, and demonstrated expertise in program administration. This is a three-year, renewable position (subject to performance) that is non-tenure track, with the possibility of converting to tenure track pending success of the program. Faculty appointment will be commensurate with experience, and departmental affiliation will be determined by the field of the terminal degree.

If you know an individual who is ready and qualified for this challenging opportunity, please share this information with him or her. If you have any personal interest in exploring this position or learning more about it, we would be delighted to discuss it with you in strict confidence.

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To apply for the position of Faculty Director of Data Visualization, a letter of interest, CV and reference sheet with the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references, can be sent to: [email protected]. To ensure full consideration, these materials should be received on or before November 15, 2018. Nominations are also welcome. You are welcome to send the names of possible candidates to the e-mail below and we will contact prospective candidates directly.

Dr. Kelly Ball

Assistant Dean for Graduate and Extended Programs

Agnes Scott College

[email protected]

This search is being assisted by:

Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd

Executive Search Consultant

AGB Search

Cell: (301) 538-1019

[email protected]

An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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