Chatham University — Assistant or Associate Professor of Data Science Analytics

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability and health, the arts and sciences and business and communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)—is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. 

Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability and Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Position Summary:  Chatham University is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Data Science Analytics for our IACBE accredited Business and Entrepreneurship Department to begin Fall 2020.


  • A Ph.D. in Data Science (e.g., data science, statistics, operations management, information systems, computer science). 
  • Candidates with anticipated Ph.D. completion by August 2020 will be considered. 
  • Required qualifications include teaching excellence as indicated by strong teaching evaluations, evidence and potential for high impact research, and the ability to teach data science analytics courses in a collaborative/interdisciplinary environment. 
  • Experience with teaching diverse groups of students is desirable; candidates should describe their experience in this arena in their cover letter and teaching statement. 
  • The ability to engage in collaborative relationships with start-up and established businesses within the Pittsburgh region is also a key objective of the position.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching some combination of the following courses: introduction to data science, data visualization and communication, machine learning and artificial intelligence, advanced database systems, introduction to programming, integrative capstone, systems analysis and design, statistics, and other courses as assigned. 
  • The selected candidate will advise students, provide service to the department, University, and academic discipline, and enhance Chatham’s connections throughout the local and regional business community.

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process.

To ensure full consideration, please submit by March 8, 2020 a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, curriculum vitae, a teaching and research statement, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Actively Seeks Diverse Candidates