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

3250 13037
Position ID:Duke-SSRI-ADJUNCT [#13037]
Position Title: Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science / Data Science
Appl Deadline:2019/04/01 (listed until 2019/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


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 January 2019.

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 ssri-payroll@duke.edu. 

For more information, please visit: 
* Information Initiative at Duke: https://bigdata.duke.edu/ 
* Social Science Research Institute: https://ssri.duke.edu/ 
* Department of Computer Science: https://www.cs.duke.edu/


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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
https://datascience.duke.edu/ https://bigdata.duke.edu/ https://ssri.duke.edu/ https://www.cs.duke.edu/
email
9196813911
 
Social Science Research Institute
Duke University
140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708

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