Assistant Professor of Data Science

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning fall 2022. The position is located in the Department of Mathematical Sciences (encompassing mathematics, statistics, and computer science) and also contributes to the College’s new interdisciplinary Data Science program.


Potential for excellence in teaching, research, and contributing to an interdisciplinary department in a liberal arts community is essential. Must be able to contribute broadly to teaching courses from among big data / databases, introductory statistics, and algorithms. Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Usual load is five courses per academic year and includes regular participation in the College’s general education program.

Application Instructions

A complete application must include: (1) cover letter of application which includes statements of research interests and teaching experience, as well as a description of how the applicant’s teaching and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship (published articles, and/or works in progress); (5) graduate transcripts; (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Peter Drake, Chair, Data Science Search Committee and must be submitted via Interfolio Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.