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Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Data Science

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Statistics, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Data Science

Additional Information

The Department of Computer Science at Ball State University is committed to providing a dynamic and relevant education for today’s students, whether they proceed directly into the computing field or decide to pursue graduate education. Among the distinguishing features of a Ball State education are its many immersive learning experiences in which students work with community partners to address community-identified goals. Our department thrives on these immersive learning opportunities, beginning with the numerous immersive projects offered to our underclass students and culminating in our full-year capstone experience with active industry partners.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/faculty

Relocation

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

Appointment Type

Tenure-track

Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year

Description

The Computer Science Department is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty candidate who is able to teach students from diverse backgrounds in the online Data Science graduate program and the online/on-campus undergraduate Data Analytics program. Additional courses for the undergraduate curriculum in Computer Science and/or within the specialty area of the candidate are possible and may be offered online or on-campus. The candidate should also be able to develop a dynamic research program that will advance the research opportunities for undergraduates.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in computer science, data science, data analytics, or related field from an accredited university by date of appointment; commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by teaching evaluations from at least one year of part-time or full-time teaching gained concurrently or at any time; effective written and oral communication skills.

Authorization to work in the US

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching data science or computer science classes; experience with programming languages such as Python, R, or SAS ; additional knowledge in data mining, machine learning/AI, data visualization, or applied data analytics; experience in online instruction.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Department

Computer Science:700080

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

jennifer.coy@bsu.edu

Posting Number

202100813F

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

08/01/2022

Position End Date

Posting Date

11/12/2021

Applications Accepted Through Date

01/10/2022

Open Until Filled

No

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Jennifer Coy – jennifer.coy@bsu.edu

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy Statement
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Inclusive Excellence Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement/Papers
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Master's Transcripts
  4. Undergraduate Transcripts


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