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Assistant Professor

Company: Buffalo State College
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunities at Buffalo State College Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York system. As a civic, urban, and engaged campus community, we pride ourselves as having small college learning environments coupled with large university opportunities. We are a diverse and inclusive college committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our mission is to transform lives, to empower students to succeed and to inspire a lifelong passion for learning. Buffalo State is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, service, scholarship, creative activity, and cultural enrichment. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 10,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo's cultural corridor. We welcome applicants who are committed to helping us fulfill our mission. Faculty/Professional Faculty Department Interdisciplinary Unit in Data Science and Analytics Local Title Budget Title Rank A5 Line Number 21475 Salary Range Competitive FTE Full-Time Negotiating Unit UUP FLSA Exempt Department Website Brief Job Description The Interdisciplinary Unit in Data Science and Analytics at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of Data Science and Analytics, to begin in August 2022. RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Teach relevant courses in Data Science and Analytics and associated discipline(s)
  • Actively participate in Data Science and Analytics ( DSA ) projects and produce results of value to industry and the college.
  • Actively participate in the creation and maintenance of a relation between the college and the DSA industry.
  • Actively create and maintain a research team of DSA colleagues and students that produces value added project results.
  • Actively participate in the creation of teaching materials and courses for the DSA program.
  • Actively participate in the alignment of DSA marketing and recruitment with the latest tools available.
  • Actively participate in the creation of a new undergraduate program in DSA
  • Teaching possibilities include: Introduction to Data Science and Analytics, Statistics, AI/Machine Learning, Databases and the Data Life Cycle, Business Intelligence, Internship, or other courses as experience allows. Required Qualifications
    • One of the following: Terminal degree in (or directly related to) Data Science and Analytics OR Terminal in any field and significant corporate experience in Data Science.
    • Evidence of a strong Math/Statistics background.
    • Evidence of excellent communication skills.
    • Evidence of ability and willingness to inspire and instruct students.
    • Evidence of ability and willingness to collaborate with business partners.
    • Evidence of excellence as a team player and knowledge of Project Management. Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Math or Statistics. -
      • MS in Computer Science or MS in a degree closely related to Data Science with additional industry experience in Computing. - Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution that subscribes to all federal, state, and SUNY legal requirements and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status (Nondiscrimination Notice). Any violation of this policy should be reported to the Equity and Diversity Office, Cleveland Hall 415, (716) 878-6210. Buffalo State is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. If you have any questions, please contact Lydia Kawaler at kawalel@buffalostate.edu or call (716) 878-4822. Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report ( ASR ) for SUNY Buffalo State at http://police.buffalostate.edu . The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Buffalo State University Police Department at (716) 878-6333. New York State Executive Order 161 Pursuant to Executive Order 161 , no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov . Further restrictions on using salary information in the hiring process appear in Labor Law -194-a . Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
        • * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
          • Buffalo State website
          • Buffalo News
          • Buffalo Rocket
          • Challenger
          • Chronicle of Higher Education
          • HigherEdJobs
          • Panorama Hispano News
          • Employee Referral
          • Other
          • * All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The college's Pre-Employment Background Screening Policy is available at http://hr.buffalostate.edu/pre-employment-background-screening. Prior to an offer of employment, an applicant will be required to sign an authorization release form, allowing Buffalo State to conduct a background investigation. Failure of an applicant to sign the authorization release form will disqualify an applicant from further consideration for appointment.
            • I agree to comply with the college's policy.
            • I do not agree to comply with the college's policy. (Note, this selection will disqualify you from further consideration for appointment.) Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
            • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
            • Cover Letter
            • Transcripts (unofficial)
            • Teaching or Administrative Philosophy
            • Three letters of reference (combine into one document)
            • Teaching Experience and Interests Optional Documents

Keywords: Buffalo State College, Buffalo , Assistant Professor, Education / Teaching , Buffalo, New York

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