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Postdoctoral Positions in Data Science

Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Information Science invites applications for multiple Postdoctoral positions in Data Science. The college is developing the next generation of data science research and education. Currently, the College offers five BS degrees, six master's degrees, and two PhD degrees out of the Departments of Computer and Information Science. As the College is expanding the research in all areas of data science, all specialties within data science will be considered.

We are seeking talented data scientists interested in research and education who will actively participate in the growth of the College’s data science vision and impact. Postdoctoral scholars will work with the data science community in the College and have both research and teaching responsibilities guided under the mentorship of the world-class faculty at Drexel University. Candidates are expected to have broad knowledge in data science, drawing from:

  • A well-defined area of data science research expertise
  • Expertise and experience with data-intensive enterprise-oriented projects 
  • Familiarity with data cleansing, data pre-processing, and data analytics tools & systems
  • Familiarity with data modeling, predictive modeling, and machine learning
  • Familiarity with data visualization and storytelling
  • Expertise and experience in the stewardship of organizational data assets
  • Interest in integrating data science education into multiple non-data science degree programs

The College is an innovative leader in educating information professionals in the twenty-first century, combining high quality teaching and research in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment. The postdoctoral scholar will be mentored by a tenured or tenure-track faculty to collaboratively shape the College’s future in education and research.  

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for teaching and research excellence in the environment of a major research university. Candidates with a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Statistics or other data-driven research domains will be considered. To be considered, please contact the search committee chair at ccisearch@drexel.edu.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV and brief statements summarizing teaching, research, and relevant industry experience (if applicable), teaching interests, experience working with/teaching/mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups, and a list of references. Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.


Posted: 2019-02-08 Expires: 2019-04-09

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Postdoctoral Positions in Data Science

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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