Open Rank Professorships In Data Science (Tenure or Teaching Track)
University of Virginia School of Data Science
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Computer and Information Science
Academic / College and University
The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for open-rank faculty positions on the tenure and teaching track. The school is assembling a diverse and world-class faculty with broad expertise in data science. We are seeking candidates with a pioneering spirit who have methodologic and research expertise or teaching experience in one or more domains of data science. The School of Data Science at UVA was established in 2019 with the largest private gift in the institution’s 200-year history. As a new School, we aim to set the standard in data-centered practice to harness the power of data to better humanity through the proper collection, analysis, and dissemination of data in research and teaching.
Candidates with backgrounds and experiences that are underrepresented in data science are especially encouraged to apply. The school has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion across the domains of data science. Leadership opportunities, such as program directorships, are also available. Interested applicants should reference this ad in their cover letter, explain their interest in a leadership role (if applicable), and explain how they envision themselves furthering the discipline of data science through either methodological contributions, applied research, developing educational pedagogy, or service to society and the local community. Job postings can be found on our website.
About University of Virginia School of Data Science
The University of Virginia School of Data Science—the first of its kind in the nation—is guided by common goals: to further discovery, share knowledge, and make a positive impact on society through collaborative, open, and responsible data science research and education. Founded in fall 2019 through the largest gift in UVA history, the School positions the university and our community to play a national and international leadership role in the global digital future.