Instructor of Data Science

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks County, ND
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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Science, Pharmaceutical, Data Management/Statistics
Position Information: *Description*The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is seeking two instructional faculty starting January 2022. The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science supports degree programs and cutting edge research in areas related to Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering. Undergraduate degree programs are offered in areas of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, and Cyber Security. Graduate degree programs are offered in the areas of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Cyber Security, and Biomedical Engineering. Our academic programs serve a total of 650 students, approximately 525 at the undergraduate level and 125 at the graduate level. Our programs and research provide a balance of theoretical and practical, hands-on experiences that prepare students for academic careers, further study, and employment in a variety of sectors.For more information about SEECS, please visit:*Duties & Responsibilities*The successful candidate will teach an 80% load as part of graduate programs in Data Science and Analytics. Other teaching related expectations could include undergraduate academic advising, and mentoring teaching assistants in instructional activities. Service activities associated with this position include 20% effort for participation on committees, attendance at meetings, professional development activities and so forth.*Required Competencies*
Evidence of the ability to teach, inspire, and mentor studentsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues in both face-to-face and online formatsEffective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and studentsAn ability to contribute to the collegial environment within the school*Minimum Requirements*
Completion of a Master's degree in Data Science, Data Analytics, or a closely related field.Demonstrated Teaching Effectiveness.Successful completion of criminal history records check.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.*Preferred Qualifications*
Completion of a PhD degree in Data Science, Data Analytics, or a closely related field Experience teaching the topics of Databases and Data EngineeringExperience teaching the topics of AI/Machine Learning/Deep LearningExperience teaching the topics of Predictive Modeling/Data VisualizationExperience teaching graduate courses*Minimum Hiring Salary*Commensurate with experience. 12-month contract. *Start Date*January 2022*To Apply*For full consideration, applications must be received by September 1, 2021 and include the following materials:
Cover LetterCurriculum VitaeStatement on teaching philosophyThe names and contact information for 3 professional referencesPosition is open until filled.*Additional Information*To find out why living and working in Greater Grand Forks is way cooler, check out [Grand Forks is Cooler]( information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.*Confidentiality of Application Materials*Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.*EEO Statement*The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.*Veteran's Preference*Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.*Clery Statement*In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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