Institution

Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics 

Job Title

Teaching Faculty

Department/College

Information Science

Dates

Opening Date: 04/20/2020
Closing Date:  06/30/2020

Job Description

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites applications for multiple full-time teaching faculty positions in Information Science and Data Science. 

Information Science candidates are expected to have:

  • A vision of information science education and interest in transforming library and information science education in the 21st century
  • Broad knowledge in information science and interest in promoting information science to a wide audience. 
  • Expertise in one or more specialized area of information science 
  • Experience in information science competencies and curriculum development
  • Experience in teaching in both on-campus and online environment

Data Science candidates are expected to have:

  • Solid knowledge or industry experience in one or more areas of data science
  • Familiarity with data cleansing, data pre-processing, and data analytics tools & systems
  • Familiarity with data modeling, predictive modeling, and machine learning
  • Experience in course and curriculum development
  • Interest in teaching both on-campus and online courses, and international teaching opportunities.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

  • Teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Serve as curricular leader in your primary area.
  • Scholarly research and service to the college and department.

Experience/Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree (or higher) in related subject area is required.
  • Excellence in teaching and teaching innovation and dedication to working with students is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant industry experience is desirable.
  • Interest in course and curriculum development and online teaching desired.

Supplementation Information

CCI located in a brand new building with state-of-the-art classrooms, research and student labs, and abundant space to promote collaboration and innovation. It offers a variety of B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees spanning all areas of computing and informatics, including new degrees such as MS in Data Science, and MS in Information with majors in Library and Information Science, Digital Content Management and Human Computer Interaction/User Experience.

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students.

Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Submit applications at:  https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/494735/teaching-faculty-instructor-in-information-sci-dept

When submitting your application, please include the following materials (PDF format required):

  1. CV/resume
  2. Cover letter 
  3. A brief statement summarizing teaching experience and relevant professional experience, teaching interests, experience working with/teaching/mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups
  4. A list of references.  (Letters of reference will only be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview).

Questions about this position can be directed to Weimao Ke ([email protected]).

 

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