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Humanist Archives: Dec. 18, 2019, 8:49 a.m. Humanist 33.502 - directorship, data science (Bryn Mawr)

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        Date: 2019-12-18 08:31:12+00:00
        From: Emily Friedman 
        Subject: Job: Senior Hire, Director of Data Science, Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College
Director of Data Science Program

Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a Director of its new Data
Science Program with the experience and vision to develop this
cross-disciplinary initiative.  We seek to hire an accomplished
scholar-teacher, at the level of Advanced Associate or Full Professor,
with a deep and innovative background in the humanities or social
sciences and data analysis that is representative of the applied,
interdisciplinary nature of Data Science. This individual will join and
lead an existing group of interdisciplinary faculty and staff to build
the Data Science program within our liberal arts curriculum. The
successful candidate will lead efforts to infuse data science across
the curriculum, and will help raise the level of data-driven research,
awareness, and integration at Bryn Mawr. The new Director will support
faculty and student achievement, provide administrative leadership by
guiding curricular development and College initiatives to build a vision
and achieve goals, and coordinate and collaborate with key constituents
across campus.  The Director will have a reduced teaching load to
support these program development efforts.  Candidates for the position
must hold a Ph.D. in a humanities or social sciences discipline and have
significant experience in data science as applied to their discipline.
The successful candidate will also have a strong record of commitment to
teaching excellence.   The position will begin on August 1, 2020.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
statement of your experience in program development and your plans for
building a Data Science Program at Bryn Mawr, and statement of
demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion by February 28^th ,
2020 to Data Science Search Committee via Interfolio at:

In addition, please submit contact information including phone numbers
and email addresses of three persons who can speak to your
qualifications.  Applications received by February 28^th , 2020 will
receive full consideration.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with
a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and
intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the
world.  The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its
students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular
focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social
justice and inclusion.  We believe diversity strengthens our community
and enriches the education of our students.  We have a student body of
1,350 undergraduates (34 percent are U.S. students of color and 22
percent are international students). There are 310 graduate students in
coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science.
Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys
strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore
College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an
equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and
women are especially encouraged to apply.

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