Elms College, Natural Sciences, Math, and Technology Division

Position ID: 2836-DS [#19396]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013, United States
Subject Areas: Data Science, Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/11/01, updated 2022/01/10, listed until 2023/01/10)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor of Data Science


The Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology Division at Elms College, Chicopee, MA invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2023. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a field such as Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Data Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or a closely-related discipline by the time of appointment. We encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to enabling the success of underrepresented groups in STEM. Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with a diverse group of students across the liberal arts. This faculty position is primarily responsible for undergraduate course development and instruction at the traditional based campus program and the online and off-campus degree completion programs in fields related to Statistics and Data Analytics in STEM fields. 


The faculty member is also responsible for actively participating in all aspects of the college community (teaching, scholarship and service) and to serve a primary role in the governance and organization of the program including academic planning, curriculum development and review, and student academic advising.


PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Teaches 4 courses a semester in in-person, hybrid, or online classes in their relevant field and cross-disciplinary in STEM, for example Statistics, Biostatistics, Business Statistics, Bioinformatics, Data Analytics/Science, etc. We would like this position to teach at least 1 course in the Math department per year as well as other STEM courses in their relevant field.

  • Proficient and able to teach with spreadsheets, R, Python, and other appropriate statistical tools and programming languages.  

  • Participates in course development, curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation, especially to develop the Data Science program.

  • Ability to promote and advise students in a caring learning environment with a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and student success.

  • Contributes to the evaluation of student academic achievement and other evaluative processes of the College.

  • Serves on College committees as appointed or elected and promotes the mission and purposes of the College in various internal and external activities.

  • Remains current with the trends, issues and practices in the discipline.

  • Actively involved in professional development and scholarly activities.

  • Participates in recruitment and retention efforts, specific to the program, as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate degree in STEM and data related fields required.

  • College level teaching experience required.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Experience with web-based course delivery,  instructional technology, and the design and development of instructional materials.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (writing, speaking), problem solving, and analytical skills.


TO APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript/s for all graduate work/degrees, a teaching statement including student evaluations, a research statement, a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three professional references via email to: Cheryl Smith, Director of Human Resources, at jobs@elms.edu.  Applications will be accepted and review of candidates will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Elms College’s diversity statement embodies the charism of the founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph, including embracing “the love of neighbor without distinction” and whose Catholic heritage guides our intellectual, social, educational, and community endeavors.


Elms College seeks applicants who demonstrate a commitment to justice, equity and inclusion and have experience working with diverse groups, proven through educational background, professional development and lived experience. For faculty positions, application materials must address past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service. 


Elms College is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. 



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