Merrimack College

Program ID:MC-APDNTTDS [#25632]
Program Title: Academic Program Director with Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Data Science
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Analytics
Curriculum and Instruction
Data Science
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/09/10, listed until 2024/03/10)

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Academic Program Director with Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Data Science

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Position Overview

The Department of Computer and Data Sciences in the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences at Merrimack College seeks a dedicated and dynamic individual for a full-time, open rank, non-tenure track faculty position that includes the role of Program Director for the online Master of Science in Data Science program. This pivotal role is scheduled to commence at the start of either the Spring or Fall semester of 2024.

The successful candidate will exhibit a promising track record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to departmental service that includes course development, instruction, advising, and comprehensive oversight of the master's program. The Program Director will collaborate closely with the Department Chair to strategically guide the program’s growth and development, ensuring its ongoing relevance and impact.

Merrimack College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Therefore, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across various social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college graduates, individuals from underrepresented communities, and individuals with disabilities.

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Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check. 

Work Location

This role is an on-campus position, as employees are essential to providing a fully residential college experience for our students and the community. The COVID-19 vaccine and booster for which an individual may be eligible are highly recommended for students, faculty, and staff. Merrimack College does not require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for enrollment, employment, or being a guest on our campus.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts, and empower lives, and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to Merrimack’s Catholic and Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion and how they will foster a culture that supports our Catholic and Augustinian mission and our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,000 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries. The College features more than 100 career-focused undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs, all taught by exceptional faculty passionate about their subject and student success. The College comprises five schools: arts and sciences, engineering and computational sciences, nursing and health sciences, the Winston School of Education and Social Policy, and the Girard School of Business. The College’s suburban 240-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in the towns of North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges and Universities/Larger Programs (M1) institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 37th out of 181 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2023. Merrimack also ranked 4th in the Most Innovative Schools category. Merrimack is an NCAA Division I athletic institution.

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Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845
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