Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Tenure track, Data Science

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  • Waco, Texas
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: December 23, 2022

Baylor University
School of Engineering and Computer Science

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Tenure track, Data Science

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Location: Waco, Texas

Open Date:
Aug 04, 2022

May 01, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Department of Computer Science at Baylor University seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Data Science to start in the Fall 2023. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, or a closely related field. The primary responsibilities are teaching courses in Data Science, developing an externally funded research program, and leading graduate and undergraduate students in research. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates with strong research background in all aspects of data sciences are encouraged to apply.

Computer Science is a fast-growing department within the School of Engineering and Computer Science. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer science, a B.S. in Informatics with a major in Data Science, a B.S. in Informatics with a major in Bioinformatics, as well as Cybersecurity and Software Engineering concentrations. The Department has 18 full-time faculty, over 350 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate students. Our faculty cover a broad range of research interests, including artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, data science, databases, distributed systems, fintech, human computer interaction, and software engineering. Interested candidates may contact any faculty member to ask questions and/or visit the departmental web site at

About Baylor University:

Located in, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan,, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor’s,commitment%20within%20a%20caring%20community. of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Appointment Date: August 1, 2023


The successful candidate will posses a PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in research activities, publications, and teaching excellence.

Application Instructions:

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Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, a statement demonstrating an active Christian faith, and three supporting references should be submitted. Questions can be emailed to

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as soon as material are ready. For full consideration, applications should be received by Dec 1, 2022. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.