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Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Analytics

Company: Denison University
Location: Granville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:



















Denison University: Data Analytics

















Location





Granville, OH











Open Date





Jan 13, 2023





























Description



The Data Analytics program at Denison University seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for a two-year term, commencing in August 2023. Our program at Denison is an interdisciplinary major training students to answer questions with data. Our students develop models using current statistical and computational methods to analyze and predict outcomes across a range of liberal arts disciplines. The program prepares students to be creative problem-solvers by emphasizing hands-on, experiential modes of teaching and learning through a broad array of liberal arts tools. For more information about Denison University's Data Analytics program, please visit https://denison.edu/academics/data-analytics.







We seek to hire an individual from one of the many disciplines that are representative of the applied, interdisciplinary nature of Data Analytics. Candidates' primary discipline may be in the social, natural, or quantitative sciences or the humanities. In any case, candidates must also have formal education in data analytics methods, or active engagement in scholarship involving advanced data analytics techniques. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by the start date (ABD will be considered as an Instructor until a Ph.D. is obtained).







Candidates must demonstrate potential for successful teaching at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities will consist of courses in the Data Analytics major. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach statistical concepts, quantitative reasoning, and elementary programming in R using Tidyverse workflows. Opportunities may also exist to contribute to courses that use Python (Pandas workflow), SQL, and/or machine learning. The teaching load is six courses per year.







Denison University is a diverse, highly selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,300 students from across the nation and around the world. We emphasize building a supportive environment so that every student has the opportunity to succeed. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts many cultural and artistic opportunities.






















Qualifications



The successful candidate will have:





  • The ability to teach statistical concepts, quantitative reasoning, and elementary programming in R using Tidyverse workflows.

  • Demonstrated potential to teach novice to advanced level undergraduate courses effectively

  • Experience or interest in pursuing active learning and project-based learning pedagogies

  • Strong communication, organization, and team collaboration skills

  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university's continuing commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy

  • PhD in a relevant discipline by start date is required. (ABD will be considered as an Instructor until PhD is attained.)

  • Formal education in data analytics methods, or active engagement in scholarship involving advanced data analytics techniques
























    Application Instructions



    To apply, please submit





    • CV

    • Cover letter - speaking to the areas mentioned above

    • Transcript - transcripts of graduate work (unofficial acceptable for applications)

    • Teaching statement - a statement on your teaching philosophy, experience and effectiveness, including how you will engage with and foster diversity on campus

    • Teaching portfolio - evidence of teaching potential, including teaching materials and student evaluations (if available)

    • 3 confidential letters of recommendation or evaluation, of which at least 2 must address teaching potential





      Applications received by February 20, 2023 will receive full consideration, but we may continue to consider applications until the position is filled.

























      Application Process





      This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search.

      Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send

      all application materials, including confidential letters of

      recommendation, free of charge.







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Keywords: Denison University, Columbus , Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Analytics, Education / Teaching , Granville, Ohio

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