Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Information Science (133310)

College of Information

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Department of Information Science in College of Information at the University of North Texas is seeking candidates for multiple faculty positions in Data Science for programs at the Bachelor, Master and PhD level. The Data Science programs at UNT are designed to meet the increasing demands for Data Science and Data Analytics professionals. The department currently offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Data Science, a Master of Science degree in Data Science, and a concentration in data science in the Information Science PhD program.

Candidates should have a solid background and expertise in Data Science, anchored in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines, including big data, data analytics, data/information visualization, data mining, machine learning, data modeling, informetrics, natural language processing, and information retrieval. All candidates should have a demonstrated willingness to engage in high quality research and have the aptitude for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level teaching. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in high quality publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Ph. D. degree at time of hire in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science or a closely related field and preferably a significant industry experience or previous work in Data Science related areas.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of funded scholarly research and publication.

Area of Specialty:
Data Science

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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