Limited Term Instructor or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Data Science and Analytics

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Limited Term Instructor or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Data Science and Analytics

Job ID: 224094
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia;Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The School of Data Science and Analytics (SDSA) is a full-stack data science and analytics research and education unit at Kennesaw State. SDSA includes the Center for Statistics and Analytical Research (CSAR), professional certificates, an undergraduate minor, masters, and the first PhD in Data Science in the US. Since 2015, faculty have received over 2 million dollars in funding through partnerships with 20 different businesses and organizations conducting research into areas such as fintech, manufacturing, and healthcare, resulting in 3 patents and hundreds of additional research products. SDSA's people include more than 30 faculty across 5 of KSU's 11 colleges, 75 graduate students, and hundreds of undergraduates with training in areas such as statistics, analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, image processing, algorithmic development, optimization, neural networks, and predictive modeling. We also offer online certificates in Python, R, SAS, RapidMiner, and have provided customized workshops (virtual and onsite) in technical and business applications of analytics, such as data translators, data governance, and presenting to non-technical audiences.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for multiple Limited Term Instructor or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Data Science and Analytics faculty positions, beginning August 1, 2021.

The School seeks candidates who strive for not only superiority in teaching, but in embracing student success through inclusive excellence. The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach a broad range of courses in statistics, analytics, and data science at both graduate and undergraduate levels. We are especially interested in candidates with a teaching background in, but not limited to probability, data analysis, elementary statistics, introduction to data science, computer applications of statistics, biostatistics, statistical methods, data mining, regression, etc. Familiarity with R, Python, SAS, other programming languages and statistical software preferred, along with the ability to effectively integrate technology in teaching applications.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Student advising and supervision
  • Assist in course assessment and reporting of student learning outcome.
  • Support competitions or conferences sponsored by the department.
  • Work with a diverse community of students and faculty

Required Qualifications
A Master's degree in Statistics, Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, or a related field is required for Limited Term Instructor position.

An earned Ph.D. or its foreign equivalent in Statistics, Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, or a related field is required for Limited Term Assistant Professor position.

Preferred Qualifications
    Professional experience working in a data related field Familiarity with Python, R, and/or SAS. Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses Record of past teaching at a secondary or postsecondary level Post-doctoral research experience

Required Documents to Attach
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  • Names and contact information for 3 references

Apply Before Date
Application deadline: April 1, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Sherrill W. Hayes, Director of the School of Data Science and Analytics, [email protected] or 470-578-6499, or Dr. Sherry Ni, Associate Director of the School of Data Science and Analytics, [email protected] or 470-578-2251.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2033
Work Type: Full Time