Job Details

University of San Francisco
  • Position Number: 2691138
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science


Assistant Professor, Term, Master of Science in Data Science Program
University of San Francisco


R0005408
Downtown Campus

Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Term, Master of Science in Data Science Program

Job Summary:
The Master of Science in Data Science Program (MSDS) at the University of San Francisco invites applications for two one-year nonrenewable term Assistant Professor positions to begin August 2022, contingent upon funding approval.

The MSDS program includes state of the art education in data science and bridges knowledge-to-practice through a 9-month industry practicum that provides students the opportunity to be mentored in solving important data science problems with companies like Amazon, Facebook, Eventbrite, Mozilla, and ZipCar as well as academic groups such as UCSF medicine and Stanford. Faculty in the MSDS program are also supported by the University of San Francisco's Data Institute which exists to strengthen the connection between academia and industry; advance data science research; build and foster an inclusive data science community, and train the next generation of data scientists.

Full Job Description:

Job Responsibilities: The successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate courses in the Data Science Program, mentor student practicum teams, and engage in service to the program and college. The teaching load includes up to 24 units, including instructing courses and mentoring student practicum teams.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. by August 2022 and be working in the fields of analytics, data science, or machine learning. Current faculty have degrees in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering, but we welcome applicants from other disciplines that have retooled as data scientists, such as physicists or biologists. This position requires a commitment to excellence in teaching within a culturally diverse environment. In addition, a strong record of teaching at the university level, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to supporting the mission of the University of San Francisco are required. The successful candidates must be able to offer their reflections on equity, and strategies for success in engaging with BIPOC students.

Completed applications must be submitted online at https://gnosis.usfca.edu/search/jobs. Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled.

We invite candidates to find out more about the data science program at https://www.usfca.edu/arts-sciences/graduate-programs/data-science. Questions regarding this search may be emailed to search@datascience.usfca.edu.

The University of San Francisco is a private Jesuit institution located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and diverse cities and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes, and outstanding opportunities in the city itself.

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to "Change the World From Here." For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.







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