Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

ID: 7054904
Posted: December 18, 2018

Job Description

Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher has an annual enrollment of approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus. At Goucher, we're redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track position with a focus in Data Science/Analytics. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by the start date of August 2019.

The Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences seeks a colleague who enjoys working in a diverse and international community of learners, and, especially, has a passion for pedagogical and curricular innovation within the liberal arts. In addition, the professor in this position will assist in launching a new faculty-approved interdisciplinary program in Integrative Data Analytics and in building out the College's Data Analytics graduation requirement.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community, where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success. We encourage candidates who are committed to student-centered teaching and learning who are also engaged scholars eager to contribute to the intellectual life of the college and the future of the liberal arts. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the college's commitment to diversity and equity.

Candidates must have significant experience in Data Science/Analytics or actively engage in research that utilizes and develops advanced data analysis techniques. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Data Science/Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related fields which significantly emphasize data analysis techniques. The teaching load is five courses per year.

As part of tenure expectations, candidates must have a clearly articulated research program related to Data Science/Analytics which accommodates undergraduate research experiences in the liberal arts setting. Goucher College faculty currently have access to multiple well-funded course development and research grants, including summer undergraduate research programs and professional development programs offered by our Center for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching.

Please contact Professor Micah Webster ( with any questions. Further information about the Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences can be found at:

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by February 1, 2019.

Please submit the following application materials online:

Cover letter
Statement of scholarly and teaching interests
Statement of teaching philosophy
Three letters of recommendations with at least one that specifically addresses teaching.
Graduate transcripts.
Three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts should be forwarded separately to: DMCS Search, Provost's Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794.


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