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Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science

Drexel University, Department of Information Science, College of Computing and Informatics

Job Title: Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science
Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Mathematics & statistics
Date Posted: 2019-01-15
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Teaching Faculty Positions in Data Science
Drexel University

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.

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the positions.

Information and Application Process Instructions

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

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.

When inquiring or applying for these positions, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Drexel University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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