Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Information Science (133310)

College of Information

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
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 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, learning 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 an 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 and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Ph. D. degree in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science or a closely related field and preferably significant industry experience or previous work in Data Science related areas. Teaching and research experience is required for full/associate professor candidates.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong 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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