Department of Applied Data Science Lecturer Pool

first_imgA Ph.D. or Master’s degree with at least 5 years of significantand relevant professional experience in a STEM field isrequired.Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline in DataScience and Analytics.Evidence of satisfactory achievement in previous academicwork.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. CVCover LetterStatement of Expertise, including professional experience,courses you are qualified to teachList of References Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – Commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureThis is a continuing open position. Click Apply Now to complete theSJSU Online Employment Application and attach the followingdocuments: Department SummaryThe Department of Applied Data Science offers academic programs toaddress emerging workforce demands of the interdisciplinary talentsdesigning and deploying intelligent solutions to real-world datachallenges. Students acquire a comprehensive understanding andknowledge of the principles, methodologies and technologies of datascience. Silicon Valley is known for its leadership in the big dataeconomy and its demand for talent in response to the exponentialgrowth of data. The department continuously seeks guidance fromleading data professionals and companies to ensure that thecurriculum is relevant for growing the talent needed in SiliconValley.Local data professionals regularly interact with our studentsthrough teaching classes, speaking at seminars, sponsoringinternships, and supervising capstone projects. Faculty membersactively engage with industry partners and sponsors to assess ourcurricula and update learning objectives in order to provide themost up-to-date skills for supporting innovations from thisregion.The department is an academic hub, in partnership with other SJSUdepartments and industry partners, for promoting education andresearch in applied data science. In order to address the immensedemand for data science professionals, the department launched anMS in Data Analytics program in August 2018. This programprovides students with the advanced education necessary to drawinsights from real data and apply analytical skills to solvepractical problems. Currently, 200 students are enrolled in theprogram, with continued plans for future growth.More information about the Department of Applied Data Science atSan José State University can be found here . More information about MS in DataAnalytics program can be found here .Brief Description of DutiesLecturers are expected to teach their courses effectively; tomaintain appropriate office hours in accordance with UniversityPolicy; and to cooperate with the department in the peer-reviewprocess. Lecturers are strongly encouraged to seek guidance fromDepartment Chair for clarification of University policies anddepartment practices with respect to grading, testing, textbooks,office hours, curriculum goals, disability accommodations, academicintegrity, etc.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the CanvasLearning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for theSJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must beanchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common space as all students are directed to log into Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have accessto this system prior to the semester start date.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.Required Qualifications The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: October 07, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close:last_img

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