Lecturer of Data Science

William & Mary
Mar 11, 2020
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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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. The position will begin on August 10, 2020. 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. The position carries a typical teaching load of three courses in each of the fall and spring semesters.

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, and experience in using alternative data analysis languages, such as R or Julia. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses for Data Science, including machine learning, and upper-level Data Science courses 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, by the time the appointment begins on August 10, 2020.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or Geography. Prior university teaching experience and applied experience outside of academic settings is preferred.


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Job Category:

Instructional Faculty

Special Application Instructions:

Please attach Cover Letter, CV and sample syllabus. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 25, 2020. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement:

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:

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

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