San José State University
Assistant Professor – Applied Data Science
Job no: 531766
Location: San José State University, San José, California, USA
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank as established by the CSU Salary Schedule.
Anticipated hiring academic year annual salary range: $110,000 – $120,000 annually.
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Target Start Date: August 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled or closed
The Department of Applied Data Science at San José State University seeks qualified candidates for full-time assistant professor positions in data science and its applied technologies.
The department offers academic programs to address the emerging workforce demands of the interdisciplinary talents designing and deploying intelligent solutions to real-world data challenges. Students acquire a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the principles, methodologies, and technologies of data science. Silicon Valley is known for its leadership in the big data economy and its demand for talent in response to the exponential growth of data. The department continuously seeks guidance from leading data professionals and companies to ensure that the curriculum is relevant for growing the talent needed in Silicon Valley.
Local data professionals regularly interact with our students through teaching classes, speaking at seminars, sponsoring internships, and supervising capstone projects. Faculty members actively engage with industry partners and sponsors to assess our curricula and update learning objectives in order to provide the most up-to-date skills for supporting innovations from this region.
The department is an academic hub, in partnership with other SJSU departments and industry partners, for promoting education and research in applied data science. In order to address the immense demand for data science professionals, the department launched an MS in Data Analytics program in August 2018. This program provides students with the advanced education necessary to draw insights from real data and apply analytical skills to solve practical problems. Currently, 400 students are enrolled in the program, with continued plans for future growth. More than 150 Silicon Valley companies have hired our students for internships and permanent positions.
More information about the Department of Applied Data Science at San José State University can be found here. More information about the MS in Data Analytics program can be found here.
For a complete job description and to apply: https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/531766/assistant-professor-applied-data-science
Equal Employment Statement:
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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