Instructor of Data Science and Analytics

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Position Title

Instructor of Data Science and Analytics

Additional Information

The Data Science program of the College of Sciences and Humanities is seeking applicants to be part of a pool of part-time adjunct faculty. The responsibility will be teaching for the interdisciplinary online Master of Science in Data Science program.

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

PT Semester


Part-tine semester contract faculty to teach courses for the Data Science and Analytics programs.

Minimum Qualifications


Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Data Science, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Geography-Geographic Information Science, or any related field that utilizes “big data”. Experience teaching advanced statistics, computer science (database management, data mining, data analytics) and/or data science classes is highly desirable, as is experience with programming languages for data manipulation and statistical modeling such as R, SAS and/or Python. Additional knowledge on data science and analytics applications to environmental sciences, bioinformatics, social sciences (psychology, sociology, geography), health sciences and/or data visualization also desired. Experience in online instruction.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Data Science and Analytics:700155

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Jill Coleman, Associate Dean
College of Sciences & Humanities
(765) 285-1042

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Doctorate Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3

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