Present Position Number F0128W
Role Title Lecturer/9-Mth
Position Title Lecturer of Data Science
UPDATE: The review date has been extended to June 15, 2021.
The William & Mary Data Science Program invites applications for a three-year,
non-tenure-track lecturer position, with the possibility of a contract
extension depending on performance. The position will begin on August 10,
2021. We seek a strong teacher-advisor who can both successfully teach python-
based courses in data analytics, as well as help students navigate the rapidly
growing Data Science Program. The position carries a typical teaching load of
three courses in each of the fall and spring semesters.
The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a
strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences,
including students in disciplines outside of traditional STEM areas, and
experience in using alternative data analysis languages, such as R or Julia.
The successful candidate will teach introductory courses for Data Science,
including machine learning, and upper-level Data Science courses in the
candidate's area of expertise.
M.S. or ABD in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or advanced degree
with published work that utilizes extensive big data analytics, by the time
the appointment begins on August 10, 2021.
Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or Geography. Prior
university teaching experience and applied experience outside of academic
settings is preferred.
Department 3KEA10 Data Science
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 02/26/2020
Review Begin Date 06/15/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions
Please attach Cover Letter, CV and sample syllabus. You will be prompted to
submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be
contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, June
15, 2021. Applications received after the review date will be considered if
Background Check Statement
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background investigations for applicants being considered for employment.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented
groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the
university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and
individuals with disabilities.
Benefits Summary Statement
FT Positions: William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits
including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and
vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse
and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance
Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational
assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday
schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff
members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn
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