Adjunct Instructor – Data Science at Maryville University

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Maryville University

Adjunct Instructor – Data Science

  • Job no: 492255
  • Work type: Adjunct
  • Location: Remote
  • Categories: Adjunct, College of Arts & Sciences

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses online and/or on main campus. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach Data Science undergraduate and graduate courses covering:

  • R
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Visualization
  • Big data
  • Deep Learning

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
  • Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
  • Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
  • Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
  • Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
  • Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
  • Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
  • Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Data Science related fields from a regionally accredited institution
  • Teaching experience at the college level and industry level certifications.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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