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Part Time Faculty Positions in the School of Data Science and Analytics

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Computer Science
Part-time Faculty Positions in the School of Data Science and Analytics

Job ID: 244452
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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. 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. 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 (SDSA) is a fullstack data science and analytics research and education unit at Kennesaw State. SDSA includes the Center for Statistics and Analytical Research (CSAR), professional certificates, an undergraduate minor, masters, and the first PhD in Data Science in the US. Since 2015, faculty have received approximately 3 million dollars in funding through partnerships with 20 different businesses and organizations conducting research into areas such as fintech, manufacturing, and healthcare, resulting in 4 patents and hundreds of additional research products. SDSA's people include more than 30 faculty across 4 of KSU's 11 colleges, 75 graduate students, and hundreds of undergraduates with training in areas such as statistics, analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, image processing, algorithmic development, optimization, neural networks, and predictive modeling. We also offer online certificates in Python, R, SAS, RapidMiner, and have provided customized workshops (virtual and onsite) in technical and business applications of analytics, such as data translators, data governance, and presenting to non-technical audiences.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions in the School of Data Science and Analytics for the academic year 2022-2023. These positions are on an as needed basis. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include the following at a minimum:
  • Teaching undergraduate courses in the statistics, probability, data science, analytics, and related areas.
  • Teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Advising
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications
A minimum of a Master's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Analytics, Data Science, Biostatistics, or a closely related field, is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional experience working in a data related field
  • Familiarity with Python, R, and/or SAS
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses
  • Record of past teaching at a secondary or postsecondary level
  • Post-doctoral research experience
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Sherrill W. Hayes, Director of the School of Data Science and Analytics, or 470-578-6499, or Dr. Sherri Ni, Associate Director of the School of Data Science and Analytics, or 470-578- 2251.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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