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Adjunct - Data Science

St. Catherine University
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
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Employment Type
Part Time

Adjunct - Data Science

Division: Academic Affairs
Department/Office: Data Science

St. Catherine University welcomes applications for an Adjunct Lecturer in Data Science starting Fall 2024.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop syllabus and course curriculum for the assigned course.
  • Teach one or two classes on a semester basis in traditional or online environments.
  • Educate and support students in their classroom.
  • Communicate respectfully and build relationships of trust with people of all cultures and abilities.
  • Foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students as an educator and a mentor.
  • Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance.
  • Monitor curriculum content and make recommendations as appropriate to maintain relevance.
  • Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity, inclusion, social justice, and dedication to a liberal arts-based curriculum, faculty are expected to manifest these themes in their teaching and practice experiences.

Course Available:

DSCI 1000 [Data Visualization] - T/TH 3:20-5:00 p.m. - In-Person

In this course, we will discuss how we perceive information visually, how to identify and avoid pitfalls in data visualization, how we interpret data visualizations to tell a story, and how to create effective visualizations. Through community-engaged work, students will begin to learn to craft summaries and visualizations of data and to use these tools to construct narratives about the data. Community-engaged work is project-based.
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Visualization, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in data visualization techniques, tools, and methodologies.
  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, or relevant professional experience in data visualization.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • One (1) year teaching experience.
  • Experience serving students from historically excluded communities.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Visualization, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Experience using industry-standard data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, R or similar platforms.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and statistical methods.
  • Experience designing and developing data visualization projects or applications.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and learning environments.
  • Three (3) years of relevant teaching experience in higher education.
  • Experience working in a minority serving institution.

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

Application instructions:

Posting Number: 20220209-FAC
Posting Start Date: 04/10/2024
Application Deadline: 5/3/2024

To apply, visit

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.


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