Adjunct Instructor, MS-Data Science Program

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Position Details

Position Title Adjunct Instructor, MS-Data Science Program
Position Status Adjunct
Tenure Non-Tenured

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences seeks an adjunct instructor with a background in computational biology to teach a graduate course starting Spring 2016. The class is eight weeks long and will start on March 14, 2016. It will be delivered in an online setting and/or on site on Wednesdays from 6pm-10pm.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, and respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Teach the course entitled Data Systems in the Life Sciences (02-510). Students will examine how bioinformatics, statistics and computation are being used to support the discovery of new biomedical knowledge and learn the basics of computational methods used to analyze molecular sequences and structures. The instructor will be expected to design the course under the supervision of the program director. It is expected that instructional materials will utilize biological data sets as a basis for hands-on application of appropriate computational analyses, simulations and/or visualizations.

Minimum Qualifications

The instructor should have a Master’s degree or PhD in a field related to data science or the life sciences and experience in the field of computational biology. Previous teaching experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Essential Duties
Work hours

Adjunct; Wednesdays from 6pm – 10pm

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy