Data Scientist Contract Faculty

Seton Hall University
Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time term faculty position in data science/machine learning to start in August 2019, with an annual term and renewable up to three years. The Department offers a new online M.S. program in Data Science, undergraduate majors in Computer Science and in Mathematics, minors in both fields, an undergraduate and graduate certificate program (with the Department of Psychology) in Data Visualization and Analysis, and a certificate program in Cybersecurity.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teaching responsibilities will include M.S.-level and undergraduate data science courses (online and in-person). Specifically teaching Machine Learning and its applications, Data Mining and Data Visualization. The usual teaching load is eight courses per year (four courses per semester). Since the M.S. program runs year-long, one course will be scheduled during the summer sessions. During the first year, the teaching load is reduced to five courses to allow for online course development.
• Online course development responsibilities will include developing an M.S.-level course in Machine Learning (ML), an undergraduate version of the ML course, and a special topics course in Data Science/ML.
• Participate in University, College of Arts & Science, and Departmental activities including the departmental seminar.
• Applicants must understand and be willing to support the Seton Hall University Catholic mission.

Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science or related fields.

Desired Qualifications:
• Teaching experience in machine learning is highly desired.
• Experience in teaching and/or developing online courses is desired, but not required.

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