Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Xavier University of Louisiana

Position ID: 1472-ASSTPROFDATASCIENCE [#11155]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 70125, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/15 (posted 2017/10/25)
Position Description:    

Xavier University of Louisiana invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor interdisciplinary position in Data Science to begin in the fall of 2018. Areas of special interest include but are not limited to data mining and/or statistical analysis of large genomic, proteomic, or neuroimaging databases in relationship to diseases and/or health disparities; and image data analysis in relationship to medical diagnosis or cyber security. Candidates must possess a doctorate in a related field.

Responsibilities for this faculty position include teaching all levels of undergraduate courses as well as courses in a Master’s program currently under consideration for development; maintaining professional scholarship; advising students; proactive assessment; participating in the life of the university and collaborating with faculty members. The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence; have a desire to engage in superior teaching and undergraduate student research, and have exciting ideas about recruitment and retention.

To apply, log into our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu. Attach a letter of application, CV, 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests (no more than 4 pages), transcripts, and contact information for 3 references addressed to Dr. Maryam Foroozesh.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017. All applications received before December 15, 2017 are assured consideration. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

About the University

Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier University of Louisiana is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society.  This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.

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Contact: Dr. Maryam Foroozesh, 504-520-5082, 504-5207942 (fax)
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Mathematics Department
Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70125
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