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Limited Term Instructor of Data Science and Analytics

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Computer Science

Job ID: 270252

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

The School of Data Science and Analytics offers a wide range of educational courses and programs focused on applied statistics, analytics, and data science including general education courses, an undergraduate minor, an undergraduate major, a master's degree, and a PhD in Data Science and Analytics.  Faculty in the School currently conduct collaborative, interdisciplinary research in biostatistics, process improvement, survey methodology, sports analytics, psychometrics, education, and various areas of applied data science. Industry, government, and organizations partner with us to find solutions to their data-centric problems through the Center for Data Science and Analytics (CDSA) and the Human Studies Lab, two of the most successful and dynamic research units at the university. There are opportunities to support the School services and programs through CDSA.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, Limited Term Instructor of Data Science and Analytics faculty position in the School of Data Science and Analytics with a preferred start date of August 2024. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.


  • Teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in Statistics, Data Science, and Analytics.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

To teach undergraduate courses:

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Data Science, Analytics or a closely related discipline is required. 

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a non-related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline is required.

To teach graduate courses:

  • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, or a related discipline is required. 
Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience 
  • Familiarity with coding, programming languages, or analytical software e.g. R, SAS, Python, Excel, Power BI, Tableau  
Required Documents to Attach

1. CV 
2. Cover Letter 
3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
4. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, please apply by May 1, 2024. 

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Sherry Ni,, 470-578-2251.

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