The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach a course on Data Visualization for the academic quarter of Fall Quarter of 2020. The course is part of the curriculum for the Masters of Science in Business Analytics program, offered in downtown San Francisco. (See https://gsm.ucdavis.edu/msba-academics for more details.)
Course topics include an overview of vocabulary, theory and principles as well as the algorithms and methods for (structured and unstructured) data visualization. The course will teach students how to present information in an understandable and efficient way for the purposes of data analysis and effective communication of results. The course can also empower students to critically analyze good and bad visualizations, as well as ways to improve on them.
Positions are contingent on funding and pending administrative approval. Salary is based on ability and experience. Applicants should have a relevant graduate degree, preferably a PhD in the areas of Computer Science, Statistics, Information Systems, Business Analytics or a related field. Applicants with significant industry experience in this domain will be preferred. In lieu of a graduate degree, we will also consider applicants with extensive relevant work experience (preferably at the executive level).
Potential candidates should submit their application online via the RECUIT system only. Please submit a vitae, evidence of teaching ability (if available) and contact information for three references. The initial review date for this recruitment is 07/13/2020,however the position will remain open until filled. Only completed applications will be reviewed.
Applicants should submit their application and supporting materials via our online recruitment system at recruit.ucdavis.edu.
Unit 18 Lecturers are governed under a collective bargaining agreement (American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - Non-Senate Instructional Unit). Under this contract, once a lecturer accumulates enough quarters of service, the lecturer can be reviewed for a Continuing Lecturer position. For more information about this contract, visit http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html.
The Graduate School of Management is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus.
CONTACT: Academic Operations and Planning at the Graduate School of Management (email@example.com).
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