Data Science Director (tenure track faculty)

Graceland University seeks its inaugural program director/faculty member for a new data science program. 

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Data Science or a closely related field and have strong commitment to excellence in teaching and working in a liberal arts environment. The program director/faculty member will be charged with development and implementation of the curriculum for a new data science program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Primary responsibilities will include working through accreditation, admitting the first graduate class and providing leadership for all aspects of program development. Additional responsibilities will include some classroom and laboratory instruction, advising, academic coordination, program evaluation, scholarly activity, and committee involvement.

Start date is around July 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin Feb. 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research interests, unofficial transcripts and a list of at least three professional references with contact information should be sent to Dr. Brian White, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA, 50140, digitally to