Assistant Professor of Data Science in Biology or Marine Science (#86483) Position Description
UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, Division of Natural Sciences, tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funding.
Teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate courses in biology or marine science; contribute to the development of a data science certificate program, minor and major; assist in the development of a new interdisciplinary data science curriculum; collaborate with Hawaiʻi ‘Ike Wai EPSCoR scientists and develop an independent research focus with a data science application; advise and mentor students; and participate in departmental, community and University-wide service.
Doctoral-level degree at the time of appointment from an accredited university in biology, marine science, data science, or a closely related field; evidence of data science-related research, such as in genomics/bioinformatics or bio-physical oceanography; evidence of teaching biology or marine science at the university level; and experience mentoring student research.
Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching in a multicultural setting; evidence of successfully teaching university courses in biology or marine science; experience in developing data science curricula; evidence of engaging undergraduate students in data science research activities; field research experience; demonstrated ability to acquire external research funding.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications (How to Apply)
A complete application must include: 1) a letter of application specifically addressing the ability to perform stated duties and explaining how minimum and desirable qualifications are met; 2) a current curriculum vita; 3) a statement on teaching data science in biology or marine science; 4) a statement on research; 5) transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (original official transcripts will be required prior to employment ); 6) three current professional letters of reference with contact information (letters can be e-mailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org by the letter writer). Failure to submit the required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Electronic submissions only. Email all application materials to email@example.com. Include in the subject: Position 86483 application
Dr. Roberto Pelayo, Search Committee Chair via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to position #86483 when making inquiries.
Continuous recruitment, application review begins December 1, 2017.
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