Lecturer of Data Science

North Carolina State University

United States

June 8, 2022


Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG191606EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Lecturer of Data Science Anticipated Hiring Range $4,000 per credit hour Work Schedule Varies Based on Teaching Schedule Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Data Science Academy About the Department

The Data Science Academy is the first of several NC State Academies, which are true universitywide efforts involving all 10 colleges. The Data Science Academy will encompass multiple departments, centers and institutes and address all three pillars of the university's land-grant mission: education, research and service to the state of North Carolina.

The Data Science Academy offers 1-credit project-based courses on a variety of special topics grounded in our ADAPT course model (All Campus Data Science Accessible Project-based Teaching and Learning). We seek instructors from industry, government and academia who are excited about broadening participation in data science and welcoming learners from many disciplines.

Essential Job Duties

The successful candidate (s) will teach undergraduate courses in Data Science and culture according to departmental need and employee knowledge, skills, and ability.

Our courses attract undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff from across the university. We have three levels of courses: no prerequisites, skills-based prerequisites (such as particular programming concepts) and research-ready courses aimed at researchers. Instructors join a professional teaching community that meets regularly to discuss data science teaching and learning research and practice. The courses meet for 50 minutes once a week for a semester and can be delivered in person or online.

Appointments will be for one semester with the possibility of renewal.

Other Responsibilities

Additional duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants must have a master's degree to be considered for the position.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are required fundamental principles in all of our courses.
  • Excellent strong communication and interpersonal skills and sense of collaboration.
  • Preferred Qualifications


    Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 03/17/2022

    Anticipated Close Date Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants

    In addition to your application please submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
  • Teaching statement of no more than 1 page that includes your experience, philosophy and how diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility are incorporated into your classroom practices
  • A draft ADAPT course idea: Title, short blurb, 5 learning objectives, idea for final project, with prerequisite skills are required – upload as other document (1).
  • Position Details

    Position Number 02DSA22-01

    Position Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 0.075 Appointment 9 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 021101- Data Science Academy AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Monster.com
  • CareerBuilder.com
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
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  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Teaching Statement
  • Other Document (1)
  • Optional Documents

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