Professorial Lecturer or Instructor in Data Science
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University
Type: Full Time
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Professorial Lecturer or Instructor in Data Science American University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Washington DC
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position beginning Fall 2023. The appointment is a 9-month term (non-tenure track) position and will commence on August 28, 2023. Rank will depend on terminal degree, and if appropriate, stature in the field. Review of submitted materials is guaranteed if the application is received by March 31, 2023. The search will continue until the position is filled, or until August 13, 2023, whichever comes first.
The position will require the incumbents to teach 18-21 credits hours per year (equivalent to 3 courses per semester) of data science, mathematics, or statistics courses, with most of the teaching load anticipated in data science. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in the Department’s and University’s activities and service.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including recently-developed BS and MS degrees in Data Science. The Department is organized under the College of Arts and Sciences, which is where scholarship in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences is pursued. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at https://www.american.edu/cas/, and about the department at https://www.american.edu/cas/mathstat/.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located in the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Established in 2018, the Data Science program offers both undergraduate and graduate degree courses. The bachelor and master’s degrees are jointly administered by the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and School of Public Affairs (SPA). The program tracks include business analytics, computer science, applied public affairs, and environmental sciences, among others. Learn more about the program at https://www.american.edu/programs/shared/data-science/index.cfm and about the department in CAS at https://www.american.edu/cas/mathstat/ and about the Center for Data Science in SPA at https://www.american.edu/spa/data-science/index.cfm.
Applicants should hold a Master’s degree (initial rank: Instructor) or a Ph.D. (initial rank: Professorial Lecturer) on or before August 28, 2023. Teaching experience in service level Data Science, Statistics, or Mathematics courses is preferred.
Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Jaime Miller and Betty Malloy, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, if you have any questions.
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About Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University
American University's Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Biostatistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Quantitative Analysis, and Statistics.