Assistant Professor of Data Science
- Empire State University
- New York, United States
- Salary Commensurate with experience
- Posted Date
- Dec 19, 2022
- Position Type
- Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
SUNY Empire State proudly serves 16,000 students through online, hybrid, and in-person instruction across New York state, the region, and the world. Established in 1971 as the innovative branch of the State University of New York, SUNY Empire is a recognized national leader in serving working adults - including parents, veterans, and military-affiliates - through flexible programs that meet workforce needs and provide support through mentoring and prior learning assessment. The institution offers a broad range of associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. SUNY Empire's 94,000 alumni are entrepreneurs, nurses, teachers, businesspeople, and leaders in their communities and their fields. Visit www.esc.edu and follow us on social media @SUNYEmpire.
SUNY Empire is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that having diverse faculty and staff is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world.
We are pleased to offer our employees a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development. Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.
SUNY Empire provides faculty with a flexible work environment to meet the needs of our mostly distance learners. Faculty are located at one of our sites throughout New York state, including Selden, New York City, Saratoga Springs, and Rochester, with robust telecommuting available.
SUNY Empire State College is currently seeking an Assistant Professor of Data Science to join the Department of Computer Science and Technology (CS&T) in School of Science, Mathematics and Technology. The successful candidate will develop and teach online courses, independent studies, and study groups in their expertise area, and serve learners across New York State, nationally, and world-wide. Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring (advising) students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines and guiding mentees as they pursue individualized degree programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion across the faculty role. Engagement in an active research agenda and ongoing service to the college are also expected. SUNY Empire supports faculty as they pursue scholarly work and engage in professional development activities that enhance their teaching and research skills.
The successful candidate will collaborate with CS&T colleagues to develop a new academic program in Data Science. This program will prepare students for jobs in new and emerging fields and enable them to gain proficiency and hands-on competencies in areas including information computing; optimization; data analysis and management; applied mathematics and statistics; ethics; and critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Candidates with curriculum development or relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply.
- Doctorate from a regionally accredited U.S. university or comparable non-U.S. university in Data Science, Business and Data Analytics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field; ABD considered.
- College-level teaching experience in relevant content areas.
- Pursuit of an active research agenda in their field.
- Experience with supporting diverse populations.
- Strong communication, technical, and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of adult teaching and learning.
- Experience with teaching in online learning environments.
- Experience with curriculum development or relevant industry experience.
- Ability to support and engage with external partnerships.
- Occasional travel will be required to fulfill college commitments.
- Office hours will vary to accommodate student needs.
- Some evening and/or weekend engagement with students is required.
- SUNY Empire provides faculty with a flexible work environment to meet the needs of our mostly distance learners. The successful candidate can be located at one of our sites throughout the state, including Selden, New York City, Saratoga Springs, or Rochester, with robust telecommuting available.
Rank/Salary: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, 12-month appointment, salary commensurate with experience.
Empire State College is an EOE employer.
We are pleased to offer our employees a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer professional-development activities for professionals and support staff, as well as faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development. Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security
Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.
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- Cover letter
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SUNY'S LEADING ONLINE INSTITUTION
Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York, Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We are SUNY’s leading online institution and New York state’s only public online institution.
SUNY Empire serves 16,000 students across New York state, the region, and the world. The institution specializes in high-quality, flexible, affordable education for working adults, including parents, veterans, and military-affiliates. Our 95,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields.
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