Position Overview: The Department of Data Science and Analytics invites applications to teach undergraduate courses as adjunct instructors for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters. Instructors may be needed for three fall courses – DSE 1001 Foundations of Data Science I, DSE 1002 Foundations of Data Science II, and DSA 5021 Foundations of Statistics for Engineers – and for several spring courses - DSE 1001 Foundations of Data Science I, DSE 1002 Foundations of Data Science II, DSE 2001 Creating Information Graphics, DSE 3002 Data Mining and Predictive Analytics II, DSE 3700 Ethics in Data Science (two credits), and DSE 4700 Text Mining (two credits).

The fall semester begins on Monday, August 30th. The salary for this position is $4,400 per four-credit course section. All classes will be taught in-person in the classroom. The schedule of spring courses can be adjusted to accommodate instructor availability.

Requirements: MS or PhD in Data Science or a related discipline, with college-level teaching experience. Strong preference for candidates who also have industry experience and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Department of Data Science and Analytics offers a BS in Data Science and a minor in data science. DSE 1001 is also a popular service course for non-majors. The need for new adjunct faculty members is the result of a growing demand for data science courses at all levels.

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interests related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and CV with a list of three references. Applications will be reviewed until the available sections are filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 6/9/21