MACT: Data Science Faculty Positions

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Job Type: FullTime

About The American University in Cairo:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education.  Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs.  AUC is an English-medium institution; Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.


Job Description:

In addition to providing the essential foundation for all Sciences and Engineering programs, and electives to the University-wide community, the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science (MACT) provides rigorous pedagogy to Mathematics majors, as well as its applied Actuarial Science and Data Science program, which was launched in 2019. The latter established in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and being the first of its kind in Egypt and the MENA region. In that context, MACT welcomes applicants that are well-grounded in Mathematics and its diverse applications, with the flexibility to participate in the curriculum across various sub-disciplines, from freshmen to graduate.

For all positions, applicants should be committed to excellent classroom teaching and learning as well as demonstrating a strong research record (senior faculty) or a clear potential for research (junior faculty). Preference will be given to applicants who will contribute to the Department, School, University, and the outside communities in the field. English is required as it is the language of instruction at AUC. Research opportunities within the School of Sciences and Engineering and with colleagues across AUC are strongly encouraged. 


Requirements:

One Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Data Science

Applicants should hold a PhD in Data Science or a related field such as Computer Science and Statistics. Rank open. Successful applicants are expected to teach courses in Data Science at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants are also expected to engage in scholarly research, external grant funding and applied consulting project-based work. Participation in service activities within the department and university is also an expectation. In addition, applicants should be proficient in one or more statistical analysis package such as R and Python, or other similar programming languages; and have strong communication skills with a diverse audience of academics and practitioners. Experience in Big Data Analytics and informatics would be a plus.


Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

An updated CV; a letter of interest; a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); a copy of the graduate transcript (junior faculty) and copies of most significant publications (senior faculty); and three reference letters to be sent directly by the recommender to the Chair of the Department, Dr. Ali Hadi at ahadi@aucegypt.edu.

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system

ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


URL: www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs/faculty-vacancies


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