University of Toledo, Mathematics and Statistics

Program ID: 680-PROGDIR [#20633]
Program Title: Program Director of Data Science - Associate or Full Professor Level
Program Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Program Location: Toledo, Ohio 43606, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/12, finished 2023/09/16, listed until 2023/03/12)
Program Description:    

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Program Director of Data Science at Associate or Full Professor Level

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Toledo seeks to fill a 12-month Program Director of Data Science faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level. This position has primary responsibilities in overseeing a newly established interdisciplinary undergraduate Data Science program, including curriculum, developing new data science offerings with growth potential at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and serving as the primary advisor for Data Science students. The Program Director will work with an internal advisory committee, cultivate relationships with external stakeholders and develop internship and/or co-op opportunities. The Program Director will also teach in the program, and maintain an active graduate level research program aligned with data-science. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in the Natural Sciences, or Mathematics/Statistics, and must be tenure-eligible in one of the Departments of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. A minimum of 5 years experience as a research-active externally funded faculty member whose research focuses on the development and deployment of tools and analysis of data from large data sets as applied to their specific discipline is required.

The College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at the University of Toledo includes the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the Department of Environmental Sciences, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, and the Department of Physics & Astronomy. The College is home to 4 Ph.D. programs in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

Salary and start-up funds are competitive. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The starting date for this position will be July 1, 2023. Interested candidates must apply at with a letter of application addressing program oversight philosophy and/or experience, curriculum vitae, statements of 1) research, 2) teaching and 3) diversity, equity and inclusion, and the names and contact information for three referees. Email inquiries may be directed to John Plenefisch, at

The University of Toledo is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status. Qualified women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who have experience mentoring underrepresented minority students. The University of Toledo is committed to achieving inclusive excellence through a diverse workforce.

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Contact: John Plenefisch
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2801 W. Bancroft Street
MS 942
Toledo, OH 43606
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