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Part-Time Lecturer: Introduction to Data Analytics
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 18, 2023
Title Part-Time Lecturer: Introduction to Data Analytics
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Data Analytics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Sciences - General

The Data Analytics Program at Tufts University seeks a part‐time lecturer to teach an undergraduate-level course, Introduction to Data Analytics, starting in Spring 2024. This introductory course will establish a unifying framework for how data should be used to answer and explore different questions. It will provide an introduction into the ways that data are used and analyzed across the different disciplines within the arts, humanities, and sciences. The course will provide an understanding of the use and misuse of data, its analysis, and interpretation.  After this course, you should be able to critically evaluate and conduct different types of data analyses, as well as understand emerging trends in the field. The in-person class will meet for one and a half hours twice a week in the spring on Tufts’ Medford campus.  A weekly lab will also be taught by the course TA.



Ideal candidates will have significant experience working in the field of data analytics/science. The teaching interests of the successful candidate should be in data analytics, statistics, quantitative and research methods, and data visualization. The course can be taught in the evenings.


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at . Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evidence (potential syllabus for the course, prior course evaluations, etc.), and have two reference letters uploaded to Interfolio directly by recommenders. Our program is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.


Questions about the position may be directed to Maura McDonald at, Program Manager for Data Analytics. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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