Lecturer of Data Science

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Present Position Number F0993W Role Title Lecturer/9-Mth Position Title Lecturer of Data Science Position Summary

The William & Mary Data Science Program invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure-track lecturer position, with the possibility of a contract extension depending on performance and funding. Position will begin August 10, 2019. We seek a strong teacher-advisor who can both successfully teach python-based courses in data analytics, as well as help students navigate the rapidly growing Data Science Program at William & Mary. The position carries a typical teaching load of three courses during the fall and spring semesters, with one course release for administrative duties to the Data Science Program.

The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences, including students in disciplines outside of traditional STEM areas. Experience in using alternative data analysis languages, such as R. The successful candidate will teach introductory modeling for Data Science, machine learning, and an upper-level Data Science course in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Required Qualifications

M.S. or ABD in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or advanced degree with published work that utilizes extensive big data analytics.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or Geography by the time the appointment begins, August 10, 2019. Prior university teaching experience and applied experience outside of academic settings is preferred.

Department Charles Center - 3KF110 Location William & Mary Job Open Date 12/07/2018 Review Begin Date 02/04/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Job Category Instructional Faculty Special Application Instructions

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including statement of teaching and research interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, February 4, 2019.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
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    Posted: 2/16/2019
    Application Due: 3/19/2019
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