The Department of Information Science in College of Information at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for two faculty positions in Data Science at the rank of full/associate/assistant professor.

Job Description: 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, 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 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.


University of North Texas


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 position.

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

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

All applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Please use link https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52960 for full/associate professor position, and https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52962 for the associate/assistant professor position. Please attach the following application materials:

1) Cover letter of application
2) Complete curriculum vita
3) List of three professional references with full contact information
4) Statement of research interests
5) Statement of teaching philosophy
6) Sample syllabi (optional for assistant professor position, required for full/associate professor position)

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