This is a 12-month non-tenure-accruing position that will be 100% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), 0% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 0% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), available in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Duties and responsibilities include: developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, short courses and workshops. The teaching responsibilities may include both on-line as well as face-to-face instruction in one or more of the following areas: scientific programming, data wrangling, visualization and analysis, “big data” analysis, and statistical analysis. Up to 30% of this position will be devoted to solving data problems with students, through one-to-one consulting, informal data related events (e.g., hackathons), and possibly participating on graduate student committees. Successful candidates should have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring, contributing to the existing courses and to the development of innovative undergraduate and graduate curricula that encompasses/integrates quantitative data science across our campus. A successful candidate should be able to effectively communicate technical concepts to students from a wide range of backgrounds and should be committed to a vision that includes instruction in emerging new approaches to data science.
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