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Data Science - Part Time Lecturer for Graduate Mathematical Finance Program

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Recruitment/Posting Title Data Science - Part Time Lecturer for Graduate Mathematical Finance Program
Department SAS - Mathematics
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Masters of Science in Mathematical Finance Program at the Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick invites applications for qualified experienced industry practitioners to serve as part-time adjunct lecturers for 2 new course offerings in data science. Financial companies of today are increasingly focused on leveraging large-scale data and machine learning applications to solve real world financial problems. Whether our students will be working in a bank, asset management company, hedge fund or fintech startup; whether they will end up in trading, modeling, policy-making; regulation or research – we want them to have a solid and deep understanding of the tools and techniques of data science in finance.

As such, we are seeking industry practitioners with experience in data science, finance and analytics for two areas of focus:

1) large scale data – For the large-scale data course we seek instructors with professional experience in practical applications of large-scale data analytics, big data technologies, and predictive analytics.

2) machine learning – For the machine learning course we seek individuals with a strong understanding of theory of machine learning and implementation of ML theory to solve real large scale financial problems.


Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should have a master’s or doctoral (preferred) degree in a related technical field, be eligible to work without university sponsorship, and available to teach a 3-hour course that meets once per week on a weeknight or during the day on a weekend.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. Nearly 69,000 students and 22,000 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1141
Posting Open Date 04/24/2017
Posting Close Date 06/30/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application