Oberlin College, Department of Mathematics

637 19440Position ID: Oberlin-VAPDATA [#19440]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Data Science (2 year appointment)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data science
Application Deadline: 2022/02/14 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/20, finished 2022/08/20, listed until 2022/07/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two years, beginning fall semester of 2022, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs.


The incumbent will teach a total of five courses per year in the general area of data science.


Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2022-23) in a field related to data science, including (but not limited to) Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law. Compensation: Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Special Instructions: To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a Teaching Statement showing your commitment to diversity and inclusion, and how you incorporate current instructional research into your teaching; 5) a research statement that includes how you will support undergraduate research and, if applicable, how you might incorporate undergraduate students into your research program; and 6) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory's online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/

*By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers. Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the February 14 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: Adam Eck at aeck@oberlin.edu or 440-775-8095.

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Contact: Adam Eck, 440-775-8095
Postal Mail:
Department of Computer Science
Oberlin College
10 N. Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Web Page: https://www.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/computer-science