Goucher College, Data, Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Position ID: 646-APIDA [#16752]
Position Title: Goucher College - Assistant/Associate Professor, Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21204, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences
Application Deadline: 2021/01/13 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/10, listed until 2021/05/10)
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Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized as one of the forty Colleges that Changes Lives, Goucher College, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, experiential approach.

Would you like to work with a team that is dedicated to changing lives? Do you enjoy engaging others around an institution you are passionate about?

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Science.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in the mathematical and computational foundations of data science with a Ph.D. in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field. Goucher's Integrative Data Analytics (IDA) program also offers data science specializations in Economics and mathematical sciences. Experience with data science applications in these areas is highly desirable, but not required. The teaching load is five courses per year (20 credits) with a focus on foundational courses such as statistics, machine learning, and linear algebra. Ongoing scholarly research and service to the College are expected. Candidates must have a clearly articulated research program in Data Science that includes undergraduate research opportunities.

Goucher College recently received a grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce's E-Nnovation program to support this endowed professorship in IDA, assist in growing the new program, and helping to further develop the College's Data Analytics graduation requirement. The IDA program includes interdisciplinary specializations, which give both students and faculty opportunities to collaborate with other disciplines in classroom, internships, and research projects. Faculty are encouraged to discuss potential collaborations across disciplines and in an entrepreneurial spirit with local organizations and external partners.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. Teaching is paramount. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success. Application materials should clearly articulate contributions to the college's commitment to diversity and equity, and the candidate's interest in teaching at a small liberal arts institution.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. by the start date of August 2021.

First consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 13th, 2021.

For full consideration, please submit the following application materials online:

CV Cover letter. Please include in your cover letter an explanation of how your research will be maintained in a liberal arts environment. Statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Statement of teaching interests, areas of expertise, and teaching philosophy. Please provide evidence of teaching effectiveness if available. Three letters of recommendation (with at least one that specifically addresses teaching) Please include in your cover letter which of your references (by name) will address your teaching experience. Unofficial graduate transcripts will be accepted for this applicated. Official graduate transcripts must be provided at the time of hire. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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