John Carroll University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: JCU-TTDS [#17140]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44118, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/02/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/08, listed until 2021/03/15)
Position Description:    

We invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Data Science at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at John Carroll University, beginning August 2021.  Full consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are completed by February 5, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

First offered in 2017, the B.S. in Data Science at John Carroll University is an interdisciplinary major housed in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.  We seek candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to and potential for excellent teaching and fostering diversity and inclusion in a liberal arts setting.  Candidates must have an active research program in some area of Data Science, have the ability to contribute to curricular and program development in Data Science, and will be committed to working closely with students and faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler College of Business.  We seek candidates whose research in Data Science invites contributions by undergraduate students, and who will contribute to curricular and program development in Data Science and Data Analytics at both the undergraduate and graduate level across the University. 

With a load reduction for research, normal duties include nine hours of teaching per semester and continued scholarship, as well as other departmental and university professional responsibilities.

In addition to the major in Data Science, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers majors in Computer Science, Computer Science with Healthcare Information Technology, Mathematics, and Teaching Mathematics.  We are a small, dynamic department, and as such, we offer the opportunity for faculty and students to explore trending areas, experiment with new pedagogy, and be creative in developing new classes and programs. 

As a Jesuit Catholic university, John Carroll inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.  The university has approximately 3000 students and provides programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and business at the undergraduate level and in selected areas at the master's level.  John Carroll is within thirty minutes of downtown Cleveland and the center of Cleveland’s outstanding arts and cultural community.  For additional information on the University and the Department, please visit:

John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., or expect completion of the Ph.D. by Fall 2021, in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related discipline.  Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in Data Science topics such as machine learning, big data analytics, natural language processing, social media analytics, or health analytics.  They must also have the ability to contribute to the design of new Data Science courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Special Instructions:

Applicants are required to apply electronically through MathJobs.  A complete application consists of: a letter of application that addresses the candidate’s qualifications for the position; a CV; at least three letters of recommendation, one of which must address the candidate’s teaching effectiveness; a statement on teaching; a statement on research; and unofficial copies of graduate transcripts. Questions about the department, program, or this position can be directed to Dr. Barbara D’Ambrosia, Mathematics and Computer Science Department Chair, at

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118

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