Slippery Rock University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member whose primary research area and teaching interests are in Data Science. Expertise in data mining, machine learning, simulation, forecasting, and big data analytics are required. The teaching load is nine credits per semester of graduate courses or twelve credits per semester of undergraduate courses. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly growth, be able to contribute to our Award-Winning online Master of Science in Data Analytics program, and teach a variety of courses ranging from service courses to advanced statistics/data analytics courses. Faculty will be expected to create and direct capstone projects for graduate and undergraduate students.
A PhD in Data Science or related field including Statistics, Biostatistics, Operations Research, and Computer Science is required prior to employment. A Master's degree in mathematics, statistics, or equivalent coursework is preferred. Other preferred qualifications include prior college level teaching experience, evidence of a scholarly agenda, and experience conducting research with graduates and undergraduates. Highly competitive salary, benefits, and rank commensurate with experience level will be provided.
The successful candidate should be able to assist in the expansion of current statistics/data analytics offerings and programs, and have an interest in establishing industrial or business partnerships, consulting, and workshop development. Applicants should have experience in, or willingness to learn, non-traditional, active learning pedagogies, and the use of modern pedagogical delivery systems.
All candidates must possess a commitment to the education of diverse populations and demonstrate successful performance in an on campus interview, including a teaching demonstration. All applicants must have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
The required online application form may be obtained by visiting our Career Site at https://careers.sru.edu/ and selecting Faculty Positions. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 23, 2017.
Slippery Rock University is a public regional institution with a total of almost 9000 undergraduate and graduate students conveniently located an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA and an hour and a half east of Cleveland, OH.