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Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow
Smith College

  • Mar. 6, 2017
 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow
  • Program in Statistical and Data Sciences
  • http://smith.edu/statistics
  • Smith College
    Northampton, MA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • July 2017
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  • Visiting Professor
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
 
 
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The Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science to begin July 1, 2017. The term of this position is two years. This position is a part of a partnership with MassMutual for Women in Data Science, and comes with a reduced teaching load, competitive salary and benefits, and the title "Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow".

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (by September 1, 2017) in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or a closely related field, and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Fields of particular interest include but are not limited to: machine learning, data mining, databases, data visualization, and high-performance computing. The candidate will be expected to participate in the teaching of statistics and of data science, and to participate in strengthening our interdisciplinary program and major in Statistical and Data Sciences at the College.

The Faculty Fellow will teach three courses per year in data science at Smith, as well as one continuing education course each year for MassMutual data scientists at the company’s nearby Amherst, MA premises. Faculty Fellows may also have the opportunity to engage with MassMutual in sponsored research.

Smith College is committed to building a strong and vibrant program in statistics and data science. One of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and largest women’s college, Smith College has a faculty of outstanding scholars who are also dedicated teachers. Faculty members interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Located in Northampton, MA, the College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith is an institutional member of the American Statistical Association and the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community. Details about the Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith may be found at http://smith.edu/statistics.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/41027 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation addressing both teaching and research. Review of applications will begin March 20, 2017, and remain open until the position is filled.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


  • Smith College is a women’s college enrolling 2,600 undergraduates and is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity.


 
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