Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Data Science (Daytona Beach Campus) - (200008)
DescriptionThe Department of Mathematics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Data Science position, starting Fall 2020.
The Department of Mathematics provides the mathematical foundation for Embry-Riddle’s various degree programs. In addition, the Department also offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Computational Mathematics and minors in Applied Mathematics and Computational Mathematics. In Fall 2019, the Department started offering an interdisciplinary Masters in Data Science (MSDS) with multiple tracks that integrate the strengths of the other degree programs within ERAU. The hallmark of the degree programs, in the Department of Mathematics, is the industrial connection of the curricula that aims to prepare students for a rewarding industrial career. The primary task of the new position will be to teach and develop courses in the graduate program in Data Science. More specifically, the duties of the position include, but are not limited to teaching a graduate level course for the MSDS program entitled High Performance Computing with Big Data Analytics, mentoring graduate students and undergraduate seniors on their research and capstone projects. The candidate needs to have expertise in batch and stream processing of Big Data with distributed shared memory and file systems; experiences with Apache Spark streaming and Kafka streaming is a plus.
Excellence in teaching is our priority and one of our Department’s primary goals is to contribute to the success of our students and the growth of our student population. All tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the Department of Mathematics are expected to be active in research and scholarly production. The candidate must hold Ph.D. Degree in computer science, computational mathematics, data science or a related field (by the time of appointment) with some teaching experience.
The research within the Department of Mathematics has been growing steadily in a variety of research areas while focusing on teaching excellence along with a strong emphasis on project-based learning. The new graduate program will bring additional exciting research opportunities. In keeping with Embry-Riddle's hands-on approach to a broad range of disciplines, the Department of Mathematics emphasizes research in areas such as high-performance computing, fluid mechanics, weather forecasting, financial mathematics, mathematics education, applications of data sciences, etc.
- Ph.D. Degree in computer science, computational mathematics, data science or a related field (by the time of appointment) with some teaching experience
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Daytona Beach
Job: Research and Academics
Education Level: Doctorate Degree
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Jan 9, 2020, 8:00:47 PM