1+ months

Open Teaching Faculty Position in Data Science

Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

Washington University in St. Louis Computer Science & Engineering

Open Teaching Faculty Position in Data Science

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) invites applications for a teaching faculty position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. We are giving full consideration to applications at any rank (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Teaching Professor). Final appointment decisions will reflect qualification and experience. This position is not tenured nor on the tenure-track. The emphasis of this position is in computational data science and data literacy. The Department is looking for an individual with a strong interest in teaching undergraduate courses focused on computational aspects in data science, and in innovative teaching methods. The successful candidate is expected to, in collaboration with other faculty in the department, play a strong role in developing and managing our curriculum & pedagogy in the data science area.

The Teaching Track at WashU provides access to an exciting career path with competitive compensation and stability of employment for individuals who are passionate about teaching. Our teaching faculty are full partners in our department, who will teach, mentor, and advise our students using the best practices of computer science pedagogy. Our students are bright, industrious, and passionate about their computer science studies. Teaching Track faculty are encouraged to participate and publish in educational venues where they can share their experiences, learn of new pedagogical methods, and bring new ideas and techniques into our classrooms, with the department actively supporting such initiatives.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in computer science, or a closely related field. Qualified applicants should submit a complete application including

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement; in particular addressing pedagogical philosophy, methods, and creativity, as well as, their vision for undergraduate data science education
  • References; applicants wishing to be considered for a senior lecturer or teaching professor appointment will need to provide contact information for at least three references
  • Teaching Evaluations; when available applicants are encouraged to provide a representative sample of teaching evaluations for a range of recently taught courses

Applications should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17996. Applications received by March 5, 2021 will receive full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Contact recruiting@cse.wustl.edu for questions related to this search.

Washington University is a private university with roughly 7,000 full-time undergraduates and 7,000 graduate students. It is nationally known for the exceptional quality of its student body and for its attractive campus, which borders residential neighborhoods and one of the nation’s largest urban parks. Many faculty walk or bike to work. St. Louis combines a Midwest cost of living with a vibrant metropolitan area, offering a wealth of cultural and entertainment opportunities. Our faculty and staff are known for our collegiality and for providing a supportive environment for new arrivals.

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



Posted: 2021-01-28 Expires: 2021-03-29

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