Harvard University Lecturer in Computational Science and Data Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Lecturer in Computational Science and Data Science

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Institute for Applied Computational Science

Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a Lecturer in Computational Science and Data Science in the Institute for Applied Computational Science (IACS) (http://iacs.seas.harvard.edu), with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The position is an annual (twelve month) academic appointment renewable for up to three years, depending on continuing curricular need and performance.

Duties include teaching three computational or data science courses per year, supervising and advising master’s student projects, and conducting independent research in an area of the lecturer’s choosing. In addition, the lecturer will be expected to participate in the planning and execution of community events planned by the IACS.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field (physical science or social science with a focus on computational methods) by the expected start date as well as programming skills in some programming language.

Additional Qualifications

In addition, we seek candidates with a record of teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Special Instructions

Required documents include: a cover letter; CV; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and course evaluations for all recently taught courses. In addition, we ask for a one-page statement of commitment to encouraging diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions in these areas. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for three references. We encourage candidates to apply by December 15, 2018, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Lori Ray IACS Program Manager

Contact Email lray@seas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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