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    Tenure-Track Position in Data Analytics

POSTED OCTOBER 24, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE
TENURE TRACK POSTION – DATA ANALYTICS
COMPETITION #36A17

The Faculty of Science at University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Data Analytics.

We are looking for someone to contribute to UPEI's School of Mathematical and Computational Science by teaching broadly across all years in Data Analytics programs, and providing leadership in developing/promoting these programs. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should have:

  • a Ph.D. in Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent,
  • Broad knowledge of the field of Analytics and engagement and connections in the Analytics community,
  • Demonstrated teaching ability, with particular emphasis teaching Data Analytics,
  • A research record of demonstrated excellence some area of Data Analytics,
  • Well-developed skills of collaboration, relationship building and communication.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance.

Start date: July 1, 2018

About UPEI:

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of seventeen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Video Game Programming and Mathematics with Engineering. The School is currently in a period of growth, with new programs (including in Data Analytics and Business Analytics) and new faculty and students.

The University of Prince Edward Island is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.

Application Procedures:

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 628-4349
Email: smcs@upei.ca
Fax: (902) 566-0466

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable applicant is identified.


Submitted on Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:12:12 -0300


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