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Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science

Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science

Sunday, August 26, 2018

The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the Department of Computer Science at Duke University are jointly seeking applicants for an adjunct teaching position (non-tenure). Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a related discipline, or industry experience/expertise commensurate with having earned a PhD. Specifically, the candidate should have expertise in natural language processing, text mining, information retrieval, and/or related areas, and must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on these subjects. The preferred candidate will have college teaching experience, a strong commitment to working with students on projects, the ability and passion to help develop new courses along with any necessary labs, and high personal motivation and responsibility.

The position may start as early as November 2018. 

The main responsibility is to teach one course per semester (for a total of two per year). These will include required and elective courses in text analysis for:

Master in Interdisciplinary Data Science (MIDS) Program, jointly administered by the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD); and Computer Science (CS) degree programs.  
Candidates should supply a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of 3 references.

Please email the application materials to


Durham, NC 27708 | 919.681.6019


Gross Hall, 2nd Floor
140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708


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2024 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27705

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