Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science

Employer
Florida Polytechnic University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science

Job Description Summary

The Department of Data Science and Business Analytics at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position beginning August 2021. We are looking for candidates with proven research and teaching records in Data Analytics.

The position requires individuals to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including Big Data Analytics, Large Scale Data Mining, and Statistical Learning, Data Warehousing, among other core courses in the department. Faculty at Florida Polytechnic University are encouraged to build strong industry relations to further high-impact business and industry research.

Job Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

  • Ph.D. in Data Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Computational Science, Data Engineering, or other closely related fields.
  • Credentials by degree and/or experience to support the delivery of core courses in the department.
  • Teaching and/or relevant industry experience


DESIRED / PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualified experience teaching and working with students.
  • Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with the diverse campus community.


ABOUT FLORIDA POLY:

Florida Polytechnic University opened for classes in 2014-15 and is the twelfth university in the Florida State University System. The University was created as a STEM-focused public university that offers high-value undergraduate and graduate degrees and that has intentional industry connections with a focus on economic development of the high-tech I-4 corridor. Dedicated to preparing students for the competitive STEM workforce, Florida Polytechnic University blends traditional subject matter mastery with problem-solving and laboratory experiences to provide students with learning opportunities applicable to both the workplace and a career of lifelong learning. The University delivers its courses in small class sizes, emphasizes a positive student-to-faculty experience, and is dedicated to both its teaching and research mission.

Faculty are employed at Florida Poly via renewable, term-defined appointments, codified in a collective bargaining agreement, that substantially mirrors tenure systems with reappointment and progression in rank upon completion of a significant review of accomplishments.

Lakeland, home to Florida Polytechnic University’s ultra-modern campus, is located along the I-4 High Tech Corridor halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Our central Florida community combines small-town comfort with big-city culture. Florida’s High-Tech Corridor is home to 11,000 high-tech businesses, and Polk County alone has more than 600,000 residents, four universities, and one state college. Lakeland is just a 45-minute drive from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, professional sports teams, and thriving performing art centers. With no income tax in Florida, and home values increasing 14.3% on average over the past year, Lakeland and central Florida continue to rise among the best places to live and work.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:

  • Positions are open until filled (or recruitment canceled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.


APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website: https://floridapoly.edu/about/careers/careersportal

  • Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)
  • Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript


This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

Diversity Statement:

Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students, and others affiliated with the University) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or genetic information.

Special Instructions Regarding Attachments:

Required attachments are listed on each posting. Please be sure to attach all required documents in the Resume/CV field before continuing through the application. Once your application has been submitted, no changes may be made and additional attachments will not be considered.

An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process. For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

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