Adjunct Instructor, Data Science

  • Job Reference: 75268656-2
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2018
  • Recruiter: UMBC
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The University of
Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the Department of Computer
Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) is seeking adjunct instructors to teach several graduate
courses on data science. These courses will be offered at UMBC's
Catonsville or Shady Grove campus.
The MPS in Data Science prepares students for a
career in data science. Students gain advanced skills in machine
learning, data mining, multivariate statistics, and database
processing. We seek instructors with professional experience in
data science and analytics, who can teach at least one of the
following courses:

Machine Learning
Introduction to Artificial
Intelligence
Fundamentals of Data Mining
Data Science Tools and Platforms
Natural Language Processing
Big Data Visualization
Data Science Ethics

Courses can be offered in hybrid and on-line
modes as well. Instructors are responsible for all aspects of the
course delivery.
Required Qualifications:

MS degree in computer science or in a relevant
field,
Experienced in either programming languages
such as Python and/or R, big data tools such as Hadoop, or data
visualization tools such as Tableau,
Strong interpersonal skills when relating to
students,
The ability to communicate effectively in
writing, including conveying complex information and promoting
in-depth engagement on course topics, and
The ability to devote adequate time to
courses, including responding to students and providing meaningful
feedback in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in computer science or in a relevant field
and
Teaching experience (in class and/or online)
at college/graduate school level.

To
apply: Email a cover letter and
complete CV to Dr. Ergun Simsek, Data Science Graduate Program
Director, at . CVs will be accepted
until the positions are filled.
About the
Program: The UMBC Graduate Data
Science Program is an interdisciplinary professional graduate
program offering both a ten-course Master in Professional Studies
(MPS) degree in Data Science and a four-course Graduate Certificate
in Data Science. For more information about the UMBC
Graduate Data Science Program, please visit
datascience.umbc.edu.
About
UMBC: A selective, medium-sized
public research university ranked by the Carnegie Foundation in the
category of Research Universities with high research activity. U.S.
News & World Report ranked UMBC the number one among "Up and
Coming" national universities and "schools everyone should be
watching." UMBC also is fourth on their list of top national
universities "where the faculty has an unusual commitment to
undergraduate teaching." UMBC is a two-time winner of the U.S.
Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and
Engineering Mentoring.
Our
location: UMBC offers two locations:
UMBC's convenient, suburban campus is located just minutes off
I-95 in Catonsville, MD between Baltimore and Washington DC, and
less than 10 minutes from the BWI Airport. UMBC's Shady Grove
campus is located at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville,
MD. Both campuses are surrounded by one of the greatest
concentrations of commercial, cultural and scientific activity in
the nation.
UMBC is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and is a recent recipient of a
National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to promote hiring and
advancement of women in science and engineering. We welcome
applications from women, minorities, and individuals with
disabilities.
Job Type: Part-time
Education: Master's (Required)
Work authorization: United States
(Required)