Part Time Faculty - Data Science, Analytics, or Statistics

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Part Time Faculty - Data Science, Analytics, or Statistics

Job ID: 224092
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia;Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-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 a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions in Data Science, Analytics, and Statistics. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, analytics, and data science. Teaching responsibilities may include one or more courses including but not limited to: elementary statics, introduction to data science, probability and data analysis, computer applications of statistics, biostatistics, statistical methods, data mining, regression, etc. Familiarity with R, Python, SAS, other programming languages and statistical software preferred. This position is renewable.

Other responsibilities that might be listed include the following:

    Student teaching/clinical supervision Advising Working with a diverse community

Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Analytics, Data Science, Biostatistics, or in a closely related field is required.

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
Open until filled.

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. Sherri 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: Part Time