Assistant Professor of Practice in Data Science

Davidson College
Data Science

Davidson College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Data Science to teach in its interdisciplinary minor Data Science and to lead Data CATS, which supports students, faculty, and staff from multiple disciplines in data analytics work. Compensation is competitive at the assistant professor rank in computer science and related fields. The position is non-tenured and renewable with support for professional activities and the possibility of rank advancement.

Davidson welcomes candidates with enthusiasm for teaching data science in a liberal arts college with an interdisciplinary focus. The successful candidate will be energized to support students from diverse backgrounds and faculty from a range of disciplines with courses and independent research.

Candidates with diverse professional backgrounds are invited to apply, including those with experience in industry or roles outside of academia. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with substantial professional experience in data science and/or a master’s degree or PhD in a relevant field, skills in Python and/or R, and introductory statistics knowledge.

Applications are due March 15, 2023.

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