Asst Professor/Assoc Professor
UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.Posting Title:
Asst Professor/Assoc ProfessorDepartment:
College of InformationJob Location:
The Department of Information Science, one of three departments in the College of Information, promotes the understanding of, access to and use of data and information through teaching, research and service activities. The department prepares data and information professionals of the highest quality to serve in dynamic roles locally, nationally and globally. Faculty members of the department measure their success by the success of their students and the quality of intellectual contributions to the profession and society.
The American Library Association has accredited the department’s master’s program continuously since 1965. The Department offers two bachelor’s degrees, post-master’s certificates, and a doctoral degree in Information Science. Detailed information about the department can be found at https://informationscience.unt.edu/.
The Department of Information Science (IS) in the College of Information of the University of North Texas invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position with a research and teaching focus in Data Science.
This is a nine month, full-time, tenure-track position. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and teaching, who can leverage the strengths of the department’s dynamic faculty and programs, and who will build collaborative relationships in the University and profession.
The College of Information and Department of Information Science are committed to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.Position Summary:
The candidate will teach, conduct research, and provide service in an academic position with emphasis on Data Science. The candidate must demonstrate a record of research accomplishments and have the ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities in Data Science. The candidate is expected to teach Data Science undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level courses. They should be willing to work closely with doctoral students and to serve on dissertation committees.Minimum Qualifications:
The minimum requirement for appointment is an earned doctorate in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, or other related fields at the time of appointment.Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates will demonstrate evidence of effective teaching, research, and scholarship with experience/expertise in the broad areas of Data Science and Information Science. Preference will be given to candidates who have been active in publication and have a demonstrated record of funded scholarly research and publication.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicateArea of Specialty:
Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Information SystemsSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
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.Driving University Vehicle:
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Applications must include all required components to be considered. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is closed. Three reference letters must be uploaded as one file to Letter of Recommendation before applications are reviewed. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check.
For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Jiangping Chen, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee ([email protected]).Quicklink for Posting: