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Lecturer in Digital and Data Studies

Employer
Binghamton University
Location
Hinmans Corners, NY
Closing date
Jan 17, 2022

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Sector
Pharmaceutical, Data Management/Statistics
Organization Type
Corporate
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About Binghamton University: Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success. Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service. Job Description: Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University seeks to appoint a lecturer to teach in the newly-approved Digital and Data Studies program. The program aims to provide liberal arts students with an immersion into digital literacy and data-inflected thinking, in addition to hands-on experiences with computational tools. This new program seeks to be accessible to students across Harpur College, at an entry level and in any major in the arts and sciences, regardless of their professional aspirations. More information on the program can be found here: https://www.binghamton.edu/harpur/undergraduate/digital-data.html The program is committed to promoting socially and culturally responsible approaches to technology and an awareness of the impact of data-driven decisions and algorithmic processes, particularly on communities that are already marginalized. The college has set ambitious targets for increasing opportunities for historically underrepresented faculty members among its ranks and recognizes the importance of faculty diversity in advancing the goals of this new program. Applicants who are committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion as fundamental cornerstones of a public education and have experience working with diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching two of the required courses for the new minor, Data & Society and Digital Inquiry & Practice, in addition to electives in their domain of study, for a total of four courses per year. The lecturer will also serve as the Coordinator for the Digital and Data Studies minor, with the responsibility of administering the new program, recruiting and advising new minors, and promoting the program's offerings across campus. The lecturer will be appointed to one of the college's departments, as appropriate to their field of study and experience. Requirements: The lecturer should hold a PhD or another terminal degree in any discipline in the arts, humanities, social sciences, or sciences, and have experience in teaching computational methods, digital humanities, critical data studies, and/or digital scholarship in a liberal arts context. Additional Information: The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov. Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017. Application Instructions: To apply, submit a letter of application describing research interests and teaching experience, in addition to a CV, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications received by December 10, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position starts on September 1, 2022, although an earlier start date would be possible.

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