Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Professional
  • Memphis, TN
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: December 31, 2023

The University of Memphis
Computer Science/Data Science

The Data Science Center at the University of Memphis is seeking candidates for Assistant/Associate Professor position(s) beginning Fall 2024. Qualified candidates in all areas of data science and related fields such as Computer Science and Statistics are invited. Successful candidates are expected to develop externally sponsored research programs, lead or participate in collaborative research projects within Data Science and beyond, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and provide academic advising to students at all levels. Candidates from minority and underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, or a related discipline, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching a diverse student body. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications. We particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

The Data Science Center and related programs ( offers an M.S. program and is anticipated to offer undergraduate and Ph.D. programs. In addition, Data Science faculty work closely with other departments and multidisciplinary centers at the university such as the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The University of Memphis is a top-tier research university with a Carnegie R1 designation.

Known as America’s Number 1 logistics hub, Memphis has been ranked as one of the “World’s Greatest Places” by TIME, as America’s 4th best city for jobs by Glassdoor, and 4th in “Best Cost of Living”. Memphis metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million. It boasts a vibrant culture and has a pleasant climate with an average temperature of 63 degrees.

Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and new applications will continue to be reviewed until the search is completed.

To apply, please visit

Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation.

A background check will be required for employment. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.