Data Science Institute

Jobs @ DSI

DSI has the following open positions.

Faculty position: Professor of the Practice of Data Science to teach in our master's program and serve as Director of Professional Engagement.


Professor of the Practice of Data Science

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The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Brown University is seeking applicants for a Professor of the Practice of Data Science. The initial appointment would be for a 3-year period, renewable with potential for promotion and longer-term contracts. The position includes teaching in our Master's program in Data Science and serving as Director of Professional Engagement.

The Director of Professional  Engagement serves as the liaison to companies, organizations, and academic researchers, connecting master’s and undergraduate students to real world opportunities. These activities include developing capstone projects for master’s students, planning tech talks and recruiting activities, working with Brown’s CEDEC collaborative, and supporting career development for master’s and other data science students. 

The incumbent will serve as primary instructor for DATA 2050, the master’s program capstone course, three times yearly (fall, spring, summer). DATA 2050 has an instructional component (3-4 weeks each term) covering topics such as cloud computing, containers, version control, and bug tracking. The students then work on a capstone project in groups of 2-4 for the remainder of the term (8-9 weeks).

The incumbent will also be required to teach an additional course in the master’s curriculum, with priority given to candidates with skills and experience relevant to teaching DATA 1050 - Data Engineering.  Specifically, demonstrated experience (work and/or teaching) in database engineering is a plus. 

Please see the Interfolio posting for additional details and to apply. 

Student Jobs

DSI hires undergraduate TAs for classes in the Master's in Data Science program. Find them on the Student Employment website, or contact us.