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Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow

Lab Instructor in Neuroscience


Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow

The Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a four-year, non-tenure-track position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow, to begin July 1, 2015. This full-time appointment comes with competitive salary and benefits, access to research funding, and a reduced teaching load, and is offered in collaboration with MassMutual as part of a new Women in Data Science initiative. The Faculty Fellow will participate in the teaching of data science and in building a strong interdisciplinary program in statistical and data sciences at the College (http://smith.edu/statistics/).

Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, or closely related field required; candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, machine learning, data mining, databases, parallel and distributed computing, and high performance computing.

The Faculty Fellow will teach four courses annually: three courses in data science at Smith and one continuing education course for MassMutual data scientists at the company's nearby Amherst, MA, premises. Faculty Fellows may also have opportunities to engage with MassMutual in sponsored research.

One of the nationís top liberal arts colleges and largest womenís college, Smith College has a faculty of outstanding scholars who are also dedicated teachers. Faculty members interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Located in Northampton, MA, the College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith is an institutional member of the American Statistical Association and the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/29381 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation addressing both teaching and research. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/29381


Lab Instructor in Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Program at Smith College invites applications for a lab instructor position, to begin August 15, 2015. This is a one-year, half-time, benefits-eligible course support position. We seek a candidate with either a graduate degree in neuroscience or a related field, or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will have strong teaching skills, facility with experimental design, and should be eager to engage in teaching undergraduate students.

Teaching responsibilities will include teaching laboratories in the Experimental Methods in Neuroscience course focused on behavioral neuroscience, as well as in advanced courses on molecular neuroscience (fall) and neuroendocrinology (spring). Our courses include an inquiry-based approach that seeks to involve students in hands-on, student-initiated research. Supervision of student research projects will require flexibility in scheduling at times. The ideal candidate will have experience with use of mice and zebrafish, or in working with other model organisms.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Program at Smith may be found at http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/neurosci/.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/29483 with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2015. Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/26948


Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or veteran status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Smith College will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or with the interview process. Please notify the Office of Human Resources at (413) 585-2270 in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.


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