Position Title Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering Education
Department Engineering Education
Posting Number F220001
Posting Link https: // www. ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/32431
Faculty Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty
Fiscal Year 2021-2022
The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) and the Institute for
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (IAD) at the University at Buffalo
(UB) invites candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of
Teaching (Lecturer) for the Data Science MS program. We are particularly
looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and
in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping
all constituents reach their full potential.
Primary duties are teaching courses at the graduate master's level and
advising these students. Other duties may include industry internships and
experiential learning; student excellence initiatives; accreditation
objectives; diversity enhancement; and external educational grant support. We
are particularly interested in candidates who have experience teaching courses
in statistical learning and data mining, database fundamentals, and related
data models and queries.
IAD is an interdisciplinary collaboration among six UB schools: the School of
Engineering and Applied Sciences; the College of Arts and Sciences; the School
of Management; the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; the Jacobs
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; and the School of Public Health
and Health Professions. IAD offers: a doctoral program in Computational and
Data-Enabled Sciences and Engineering; a Professional Master's degree in data
science and applications; a Master's degree in engineering science with a
focus on data science and a Master's degree in engineering science with a
focus on artificial intelligence. IAD also coordinates undergraduate courses
in data science topics. IAD is also home to interdisciplinary research efforts
of faculty from various disciplines that are invested in the common theme of
developing techniques and tools for AI, data science, and computational
modeling and simulations as well as their application in diverse domain
settings. The primary responsibility of this position is in the MS in
engineering science with a focus on data science.
The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious Association of
American Universities (AAU), is the largest and most comprehensive
university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about
22,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students and 1600
fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 7,300
students enrolled across 9 academic departments.
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods,
world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community,
the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned
landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports
teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department
is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines
outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-
The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
Applicants should have a PhD degree in data science, computer science,
computational sciences, applied mathematics, statistics, or a related field.
Degree must be conferred prior to appointment.
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions Summary
The application package should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae,
a Teaching statement no longer than two pages; a Diversity Statement; contact
information for three references who can discuss the candidate's teaching
experience; and teaching evaluations for previous courses taught if available.
Applicants are specifically asked to emphasize their educational, not their
research accomplishments. The cover letter should explicitly include the
number of semester/quarters as a lead course instructor. When selected for
interview referees will be emailed to upload their reference letter.
Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity
Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will
not be considered: “What skills do you see as necessary when choosing
curriculum and learning activities for a diverse group of students? "
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Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled
Number of References Required 3
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