Data Science Lecturer

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, in collaboration with the Mathematical Institute for Data Sciences, seeks applicants for a lecturer position in Data Science commencing July 1, 2021 on the Homewood campus.

The selected individual will be a member of the faculty in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, but will mostly be expected to participate in the master’s program in Data Science by teaching two courses per semester over a two-semester academic year. The selected individual will also be expected to be involved in the program’s academic leadership and in the evaluation of student applications to the program and, and to advise students who are enrolled in the program. Successful candidates must have a strong academic background, with a doctoral degree in one of the following: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline. They are expected to have a strong commitment to, and excellent credentials in, teaching subjects that are relevant in Statistics and Data Science, including its mathematical foundations.

More information about the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics can be found at , about the Mathematical Institute for Data Sciences at and about the Whiting School of Engineering at . A description of the Data Science master’s program may also be found at .

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by December 31, 2020 will receive full consideration.

All applicants should submit their application online at Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a complete resume, and at least four reference letters.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that actively encourages interest from minorities and women and is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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