The University of Missouri (MU) Informatics Institute (MUII) is accepting applications for position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Data Science and Analytics. In today's information-centric world, data are becoming increasingly important for the success of businesses in every industry. Data science at MU is an interdisciplinary field with collaborators from a variety of departments, such as computer science, journalism, information science, and bioinformatics. The data science and analytics curriculum covers the entire life-cycle from data ingestion and conditions at source through to business intelligence and decision making products. The demand for data scientist in the American workforce is expected to continue to grow at a healthy pace for the next ten years. Additionally, the MU Data Science and Analytics program was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Credit Program award by the UPCEA Central Region for continuing education programs. As such, our program is rapidly growing, as is the employment prospects of our graduates.
Applicants for Assistant Teaching Professor should have a Ph.D. in data science, computer science, applied statistics, or a closely related field. Candidates should have a strong background in the teaching data science and analytics using computational tools and methods; and experience with big data computational ecosystems. Experience teaching on-line classes is preferred, but not required.
Applicants should submit a CV, a teaching statement and a list of three to five professional references
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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