Data Science is booming and is creating a significant number of jobs. However, there is still a challenge in terms of onboarding the best talent. To fill the void, more and more colleges and universities are coming up with data science courses and looking for talented faculty to make the students data science-ready.
In this article, we list down 5 data science faculty jobs that you can apply for right away:
1. Professor – Big Data Analytics @ SRM Institute of Science and Technology
Founded in 1985, SRM Institute of Science and Technology is a private deemed university located in Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu. Currently, the institution is hiring professor for big data analytics.
To be a part of SRM, the candidate must have a track record of research, high-quality publications and design and delivery of academic programs. Furthermore, the candidate should also be a PhD in a relevant domain with a minimum of 10 years of teaching experience as a professor or assistant professor.
2. Assistant Professor – Computer Science Engineering/Big data @ Bennett University
Founded by the Times of India Group, Bennett University is a multi-disciplinary university in Greater Noida. Currently, the university is looking to hire an Assistant Professor for Computer Science Engineering/Big data. As an assistant professor at Bennett University, you would be working with students who are studying for a degree or a certificate or are taking classes to improve their knowledge or career skills.
To be a part of Bennett University, the candidate must have a PhD from a reputed national or international institutions. And specialisation in big data and data analytics. S/he should have teaching experience that matches the UGC norms.
Note: According to the university, preference would be given to the ones with industry exposure and experience in institutions of eminence.
3. Mentor/Faculty – Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning @ Great Learning
Great Learning is an online learning company that allows working professionals to take up high-quality, impactful, and industry-relevant learning programs. The company at present is looking to hire an AI/ML specialist as a faculty/mentor.
The role would be about guiding learners on capstone projects and content delivered by faculties on AI and ML. Also, as a mentor at Great Learning, about conducting micro-class discussions on AI and ML to a class size of 8-10 learners.
Talking about prerequisites, the candidate should know all the nuts and bolts of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. S/he should also have significant experience with python libraries and prior experience in teaching or training groups.
Note: The role is on a part-time basis. It would be 2-4 hours of engagement every weekend.
4. Assistant Professor – Big Data, Data Science, Data Structures Algorithms @ Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT)
Accredited from NAAC, Govt. of India with A Grade, Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT) is one of the best institutions in India. The institute is currently hiring Assistant professor for big data, data science, and data structures algorithms.
As an assistant professor at VIT, you would be working on classroom presentation as well as development learning of resource materials and laboratory development. Also, you would a significant part of the institution’s research and development.
The candidate should have a PhD in the relevant domain from reputed institutions like IIT, NIT etc. You should also have significant experience in teaching, industry and research with reputed Institutions, and have research papers published in International / National Journals.
Note: Candidates who have patents registered out will be given preference.
5. Associate Professor — Machine learning @ Hindustan University
Hindustan University is one of India’s reputed educational bodies and since the get-go, and it has managed to maintain that reputation through its academic excellence. At present, it is looking on-board an Assistant Professor for machine learning.
Talking about the prerequisite, the candidate should have a PhD with at least 5 years of teaching experience out of which minimum of 3 years post PhD with reputed research publications. Also, it is full-time employment with the university.