Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Position ID: 2537-APDS2 [#21813, R304920]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Various locations, United States
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/12/13)
Position Description:   Remote  

The Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (MST) in the College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Campus invites candidates to apply for the position of a fully remote (U.S.) full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Data Science. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of a new Applied Data Science minor and teach courses in data science and related disciplines, such as statistics. In addition, the candidate will establish a promising research trajectory in Data Science that includes interdisciplinary projects that enhance undergraduate STEM education. The salary is commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package with retirement matching and health insurance.

The full-time remote (U.S.), 10-month position begins August 1, 2023.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in data science, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field by August 1, 2023
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching
  • Potential for excellence in data science research
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Online/virtual teaching experience
  • Established or promising trajectory of research in data science
  • Interest in collaborative educational research
Application Material Requirements:
  • Cover Letter - Addresses academic qualifications as well as teaching and research experience (2-page limit)
  • Curriculum Vitae – Full list of education, scholarship, and teaching experience
  • Teaching Statement - Addresses overarching teaching philosophy in distance learning and non-traditional student education (2-page limit)
  • Research Agenda – Summarizes research goals for the next 5 years (1-page limit)
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References - Name, email address, and telephone number
Application materials should be submitted electronically through the Embry-Riddle Careers website. Questions can be directed via email to the search committee chair, Dr. Beverly Wood (woodb14@erau.edu)

Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The Department values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for all students.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.
The Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology offers general education courses in physical and life sciences, mathematics, statistics, and computer science. The Department houses the Interdisciplinary Studies degree program and four minors. In addition to currently developing a Data Science minor, MST is working towards developing a Data Science major. With a primary focus on the early onset of the higher education experience (i.e., the first two collegiate years), the department is dedicated to research on inclusive education, learning practices, processes, structures, and methods while offering students engaging and impactful educational opportunities. Faculty in MST work closely with the other COAS departments – Behavioral & Social Sciences, Humanities & Communication, and Security & Emergency Services - in curriculum and research.

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