- Assistant Special Professional Faculty
- Academic Director/Special Professional Faculty - Data Science Online M.S.
Why Become a Faculty Member at Notre Dame?
Assistant Special Professional Faculty
The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of assistant professional specialist. The position begins in August 2017.
This is a non-tenure track faculty position, initially for one year, which can lead to a multi-year contract following successful performance. The responsibilities for the position are 75% teaching (3 courses per semester and a total of 6 courses in the academic year) and 25% service. Service normally consists of curriculum development related to these courses, training graduate students in teaching, and mentoring a small number of undergraduate students in independent study projects. Assigned courses will vary across undergraduate levels and focus on applied mathematics and introductory statistics. The salary will be competitive with similar positions at comparable universities and depend on the candidate’s level of experience.
The successful candidate must have a doctorate in applied mathematics, statistics, or a related field and show success in teaching applied mathematics to students with varying levels of mathematical experience. Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching statements, should be submitted at https://apply.interfolio.com/37433. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the Interfolio system. Please include the last three years of your teaching evaluations.
For additional information about the position or ACMS, please contact the department chair, Andrew Sommese at email@example.com.
Academic Director Data Science Online M.S. & Special Professional Faculty
In August 2017, the University of Notre Dame launches a Data Science M.S. degree in online format, in collaboration with AT&T. Learn more at datascience.nd.edu. Aimed at the working professional, this degree will offer the advanced training students need to be skilled, industry-informed and creative data scientists. The Department of Applied and Computational Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame seeks an experienced, energetic, and collaborative colleague to lead this program from its inception, articulating a strong vision and executing on that vision with integrity and efficacy. The Director will be an important voice in the flourishing cross-disciplinary data science initiatives at Notre Dame.
Key Characteristics and Qualifications of the Director
The Director of the MS in Data Science program will have the following attributes:
- A doctoral degree in a field represented in the program (statistics, computer science, quantitative psychology, business, or other quantitative or computational fields);
- An appropriate blend of academic and professional experience that qualifies them for a special professional faculty (non-tenure-track) position in the Department of Applied & Computational Mathematics and Statistics;
- Demonstrated success as a manager or administrator;
- Demonstrated success as an instructor in a domain related to the program;
- Versatility and flexibility as a teacher;
- Awareness of the lifecycle and nature of professional graduate education, including the complex factors related to student success;
- A strong grasp of the affordances and characteristics of online learning and professional education, and with the pedagogical strategies related to success in this modality.
Key Attributes and Responsibilities of the Position
Leading Notre Dame’s MS in Data Science Program, the Director will:
- Work collaboratively with participating Notre Dame faculty and staff (and as guided by the program’s Executive Committee and the Faculty Director) to implement and supervise academic aspects of the program, including program faculty hiring, training & mentoring; instruction; outcomes assessment (including placement and student satisfaction); quality assurance; compliance with academic policies and accreditation standards. Collaborate with the Faculty Director and participating faculty in curriculum planning, development of course materials, and program admissions;
- Teach at least one complete course per semester (potentially with multiple sections) in the Program (or the Department, as appropriate) and participate in two annual short-term (4 day) location-based immersion courses at Notre Dame, in Palo Alto, Dallas, or other locations;
- Supervise administrative and professional staff in the program; (such as student services and program coordination personnel), and ensure compliance with regulatory and administrative procedures;
- Develop relationships with data scientists and their employing organizations to support program activities, including identification of case studies, student recruitment, professional enrichment and placement of graduates;
- Supervise marketing efforts, student recruitment, and operations of supporting service providers;
- Provide annual reports on the academic and non-academic performance of the program to the program’s Executive Committee and senior University leadership;
- Create a climate in which diversity, transparency and professional accountability is celebrated, and in which all students can thrive and succeed.
Please submit a cover letter and current cv/resume to the following portal: https://apply.interfolio.com/39689
Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.
Inquiries for this position only may be directed to Elliott Visconsi, Chief Academic Digital Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Visiting Assistant Professor (Spring 2017)
The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) seeks to hire an Assistant Visiting Professor for the spring 2017 semester. Opportunities exist to teach both upper-level and lower-level applied mathematics courses.
The successful applicant must have a doctorate in applied mathematics, mathematics, or a closely related field, and a record of success in both research and teaching. The teaching load in ACMS is three courses for the semester, and the position begins in January 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching statements, should be submitted at https://apply.interfolio.com/37169. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Please include the last three years of your teaching evaluations. Questions about the position may be addressed to Department Chair, Andrew Sommese, at email@example.com.