Washington & Jefferson College: Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Studies
Seeking a Data Scientist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are searching for a colleague with interdisciplinary interests in the field of computing and with a particular focus in topics of data analysis and modeling as applied across all liberal arts fields.
The Department of Computing and Information Studies (CIS) at Washington & Jefferson College seeks a Data Scientist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are searching for a colleague with interdisciplinary interests in the field of computing and with a particular focus in topics of data analysis and modeling as applied across all liberal arts fields. Ours is an increasingly prominent program on campus, committed to providing inclusive classroom experiences and collaborating with other disciplines and programs including Gender and Women’s Studies, Professional Writing, Art, Graphic Design, Environmental Studies, and the Sciences. We actively invite applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Experience teaching introductory or non-major data analysis courses is desired, with the ideal candidate also having experience teaching courses in data mining, machine learning, or network science. The position also covers teaching history of technology and writing skills, teaching in our college-wide first-year seminar program, advising, and college-wide service. Opportunities exist for supervising undergraduate research, ideally collaboratively with other academic programs. This position will start in Fall 2017; a PhD in a computing discipline or a terminal degree in another field with significant computational experience is required. Degree expected prior to start of appointment.
A letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Preliminary inquiries and questions can be directed via email to Dr. Samuel B. Fee at email@example.com. Review of applications begins January 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Please visit www.washjeff.edu/job-postings for our full statement.