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Drexel University: 2 Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science [Philadelphia, PA]


Drexel University is seeking a 2 Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science in Philadelphia, PA. The Department of Information Science invites applications for two full-time teaching faculty positions in Data Science. The college is advancing data science education through degree programs at multiple levels.



At: Drexel UniversityDrexel
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Web: drexel.edu
Position: 2 Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science

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The Department of Information Science invites applications for two full-time teaching faculty positions in Data Science. The college is advancing data science education through degree programs at multiple levels. Currently, the College offers five BS degrees, six master's degrees, and two PhD degrees, in two departments, Computer Science and Information Science.

For the first position, we are seeking a leader and innovator for data science education who will help to bridge the College’s data science curricula to industry demands and promote data science to a wide audience for interdisciplinary education.  Candidates are expected to have broad knowledge in data science who have:

  • A clear vision of data science education
  • Solid knowledge and experience in one or more areas of data science
  • Experience in data science courses and curriculum development
  • Expertise and experience with data-intensive enterprise projects
  • Knowledge or experience in integrating data science education into multiple non-data science degree programs,

For the second position, we are seeking an expert in one or more areas of data science who can teach a variety of courses in both of our undergraduate and graduate data science curriculum. Candidates are expected to have:

  • Solid knowledge and experience in one or more areas of data science
  • Familiarity with data cleansing, data pre-processing, and data analytics tools & systems
  • Familiarity with data modeling, predictive modeling, and machine learning
  • Familiarity with data visualization and storytelling
  • Expertise and experience in the stewardship of organizational data assets
  • Interest in course and curriculum development
  • Interest in teaching both on-campus and online courses, and international teaching opportunities.

The College is an innovative leader in educating information professionals in the twenty-first century, combining high quality teaching and research in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment.  The teaching faculty will share the responsibilities and leadership with tenured and tenure-track faculty to shape the College’s future in education.

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. Candidates with an advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Statistics or related fields will be considered. To be considered, please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/57429.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV and brief statement summarizing teaching experience and relevant professional experience, teaching interests, experience working with/teaching/mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups, and a list of references.  Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.


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