Social Science Research Institute, Duke University, and
Duke University Department of Computer Science

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Position ID:Duke-SSRI-ADJUNCT [#11677]
Position Title: Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science / Data Science
Starting Date:2018/11/01
Appl Deadline:2018/10/31 (posted 2018/08/21, listed until 2018/10/31)
Position Description:    

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Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science 

The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the Department of Computer Science at Duke University are jointly seeking applicants for an adjunct teaching position (non-tenure). Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a related discipline, or industry experience/expertise commensurate with having earned a PhD. Specifically, the candidate should have expertise in natural language processing, text mining, information retrieval, and/or related areas, and must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on these subjects. The preferred candidate will have college teaching experience, a strong commitment to working with students on projects, the ability and passion to help develop new courses along with any necessary labs, and high personal motivation and responsibility. The position may start as early as November 2018. 

The main responsibility is to teach one course per semester (for a total of two per year). These will include required and elective courses in text analysis for:

 * Master in Interdisciplinary Data Science (MIDS) Program, jointly administered by the Information Initiative at Duke; and
 * Computer Science degree programs.  

Candidates should supply a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of 3 references. Please email the application materials to 

For more information, please visit: 
* Information Initiative at Duke: 
* Social Science Research Institute: 
* Department of Computer Science:

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Megh Freeland, 9196813911
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Social Science Research Institute
Duke University
140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708
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