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Assistant Professor in Data Science/Computer Science

New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL
Sarasota, Florida 34243
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  • Job Status
    Full Time
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Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College (www.ncf.edu) is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.

New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Data Science/Computer Science starting in August 2021. A Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by the start date is required. We seek an individual to contribute to a new undergraduate program in Data Science in a liberal arts context, and to potentially participate in the Data Science MS program. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and research.

The new undergraduate program in Data Science aims to equip students with skills in Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics as well as practical experience in working with and programming against large datasets to extract meaning from data. Interface with other disciplines in Humanities or Social Sciences at New College is also part of the curriculum. The teaching load is two classes per semester, plus supervision of tutorials, independent study projects, and senior theses. Candidates must be passionate about designing and teaching courses and guiding research at the undergraduate level in a highly interdisciplinary setting. Candidates should be interested in teaching a variety of courses in this trending discipline including but not limited to Python programming, Databases for Data Science, Algorithms for Data Science, Software Engineering for Data Science, Distributed Computing, and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Data Science / Computer Science faculty may also have a joint appointment in the Data Science MS program and teach similar courses at the graduate level. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be capable of establishing or maintaining a productive research program.

New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply. To help support work/life balance, the New College campus has a child center. Diversity is celebrated on campus and in the community (www.ncf.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/). New College is also a member of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity, the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and a local alliance of colleges and universities which represents a diverse and international community.

Requirements

 A Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by the start date is required.

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Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-01

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