Portland State University, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics

587 24268Position ID: 587-TAP [#24268]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor in Data Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97201, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: none (posted 2024/01/31)
Position Description:    

The Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Teaching Assistant Professor in Data Science to begin in Fall 2024. For information about continuous appointments, please refer to Article 18 Section 2 of the AAUP collective bargaining agreement : https://www.pdx.edu/academic-affairs/sites/academicaffairs.web.wdt.pdx.edu/files/2023-02/AAUP%20CBA%202021-2024%20Watermark%20Art%2018%20Updated%20Amendment%202022

This is a full-time, teaching-focused position aimed at candidates with an excellent foundation in data science, with expertise in statistics and an ability to enhance our BS Data Science program. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in applying analytical tools in Python and/or R in an educational context, and be passionate about developing and/or delivering a comprehensive data science education at the undergraduate level.

A Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Statistics, Data Science or equivalent is required. Demonstrated experience in teaching data science related courses at the undergraduate level, with a capacity to strengthen statistical content is expected.

Reflecting our departmental and institutional values, we strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented minorities to apply. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The primary responsibilities include: ● teaching and developing a variety of undergraduate data science courses, with a particular focus on integrating statistical concepts and methodologies; ● collaborating in curriculum development to ensure a robust and dynamic data science program; ● engaging students with hands-on and applied learning experiences, utilizing Python and/or R; ● mentoring students in their academic and project work, emphasizing the practical application of statistical methods in data science; ● fostering an inclusive and supportive educational environment.

This faculty member will typically be responsible for teaching 3 courses each of the 3 quarters with some participation in department/university service. This is a continuous appointment with the possibility to apply for promotion to Teaching Associate Professor & Teaching Professor.


We are not accepting applications for this job through MathJobs.Org right now. Please apply at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/43939 external link.
Contact: Nadeeshani Jayasena
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
Search Committee
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Web Page: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/43939