Job ID: 176873

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering Education

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Jan. 19, 2022
  • Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering Education
  • Engineering Education
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science

The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) and the Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (IAD) at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Teaching (Lecturer) for the Data Science MS program. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

Primary duties are teaching courses at the graduate master’s level and advising these students. Other duties may include industry internships and experiential learning; student excellence initiatives; accreditation objectives; diversity enhancement; and external educational grant support. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience teaching courses in statistical learning and data mining, database fundamentals, and related data models and queries.

IAD is an interdisciplinary collaboration among six UB schools: the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Management; the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; and the School of Public Health and Health Professions. IAD offers: a doctoral program in Computational and Data-Enabled Sciences and Engineering; a Professional Master’s degree in data science and applications; a Master’s degree in engineering science with a focus on data science and a Master’s degree in engineering science with a focus on artificial intelligence. IAD also coordinates undergraduate courses in data science topics. IAD is also home to interdisciplinary research efforts of faculty from various disciplines that are invested in the common theme of developing techniques and tools for AI, data science, and computational modeling and simulations as well as their application in diverse domain settings. The primary responsibility of this position is in the MS in engineering science with a focus on data science.

The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 22,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 7,300 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.

Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.

The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).

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