Data Science - Part Time Lecturer for Graduate Mathematical Finance Program
April 25, 2017
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
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.
Posting Number: 17FA1141
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 44453
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.