Assistant Professor in Data Science (Tenure-Track)

University of the Incarnate Word

United States

October 10, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor in Data Science (Tenure-Track) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Cover Letter that address why you are best qualified candidate for this position in terms of your expertise and experiences. Your cover letter should also addresss specifically how you will actively promote and participate in UIW's mission and values, and your teaching philosophy. Your letter should also address why you are best qualified for this position in terms of your expertise and experience, and include a statement of current, pending and future research plans. 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching philosophy. A statement about your teaching philosophy that describe principles, practices, or experiences that inform the way you teach. 4. Research Statement. A statement about your current, pending and future research plans, including potential research projects for undergraduates. 5. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Official Transcripts are required at the time of employment) 6. Three letters of recommendation will be asked for the candidates invited for phone interview. a. At least one should address the individuals' teaching ability, b. At least one should address the individuals' research ability .

Individuals who wish to apply should do so online. The reviewing process is expected to commence immediately. Supporting materials (except recommendation letters) can be uploaded as .pdf files.

Position Details Position Title Assistant Professor in Data Science (Tenure-Track)

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, commensurate with qualifications and experiences, beginning Fall 2022. Applicants should demonstrate excellence and proficiency in Data Science and related fields and are expected to contribute to the development of department curriculum. A successful candidate will have the desire to collaborate with students and faculty within the department and from other disciplines to support the mission of the University of the Incarnate Word.

Assigned rank will depend on selected candidate qualifications.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in mathematics, statistics and data science consistent with the needs of the department,
  • Participating in curriculum development,
  • Advising students,
  • Providing individual help to students during office hours,
  • Performing scholarly research and publication, and
  • Providing service to the department, school, university and profession.
  • Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

    Full-time faculty at UIW are expected to teach four courses in the fall semester and four courses in the spring semester. Full-time faculty are expected to be flexible. Course assignments are based on student and department needs, multiple preps are to be expected.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge to teach undergraduate courses in mathematics, statistics and data science;
  • Possess excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated excellence and proficiency in Data Science and related fields;
  • Demonstrated active research program with the highest standards of excellence in teaching;
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching;
  • Competence in the use of instructional technology;
  • Desire to collaborate with students and faculty within the department and from other disciplines to support the mission of the University;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Ph.D. Degree in Data Sciences (with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics or statistics) or in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics with a specialty in data science or closely related area, at the time of appointment.

    Required Work Experience

  • College level teaching experience;
  • Strong background in at least one field of Data Science;
  • Strong background in at least two programming languages including but not limited to Python, R, MATLAB, SQL, Java, Julia, Scala, C++ and confident in some other programming languages.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Diverse experience in the area of data science;
  • Priority will be given to the candidates who can significantly contribute to our course and curriculum development as well as departmental vision for data science;
  • Knowledge in pedagogy and teaching techniques, especially to first-time college students and students from underserved populations; Experience teaching online and/or remotely
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    Any certificates to verify credentials stated above will be helpful but not required.

    Work Hours

    Based on assignment.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details Posting Number UN529PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dean of Mathematics, Science and Engineering Salary Commensurate with experience. Open Date 09/08/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    1. Cover Letter that address why you are best qualified candidate for this position in terms of your expertise and experiences. Your cover letter should also addresss specifically how you will actively promote and participate in UIW's mission and values, and your teaching philosophy. Your letter should also address why you are best qualified for this position in terms of your expertise and experience, and include a statement of current, pending and future research plans. 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching philosophy. A statement about your teaching philosophy that describe principles, practices, or experiences that inform the way you teach. 4. Research Statement. A statement about your current, pending and future research plans, including potential research projects for undergraduates. 5. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Official Transcripts are required at the time of employment) 6. Three letters of recommendation will be asked for the candidates invited for phone interview. a. At least one should address the individuals' teaching ability, b. At least one should address the individuals' research ability .

    Individuals who wish to apply should do so online. The reviewing process is expected to commence immediately. Supporting materials (except recommendation letters) can be uploaded as .pdf files.

    EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Statement of Research
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Monster.com
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you currently hold or will you hold by date of assignment a Ph.D. in Data Sciences that includes at least 18 graduate hours in Mathematics or Statistics, OR a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics with a strong component in Data Science?
  • No
  • Yes
  • How many years of teaching experience in this field do you have at the college or university level?
  • None
  • 1 semester
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 or more years
  • How many academic years of experience do you have teaching in Data Science?
  • None
  • 1 semester
  • 1 academic year
  • 2 academic years
  • 3 academic years
  • 4 academic years
  • 5 or more academic years
  • Which programming language(s) are you able to teach?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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