Assistant Professor Data Driven Intelligence (DDI)- College of Sciences


University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS) in the College of Sciences (CoS) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for at least two (2) tenure-track Assistant Professors in our fast-evolving research thrust of Data-driven Intelligence (DDI), which is closely aligned with the new School of Data Science and AI Matrix consortium at UTSA. Specializations of interest include artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science and analytics, data visualization, databases, bioinformatics, cloud and edge computing, computer vision, data privacy and security, natural language processing, and symbolic reasoning, as well as applications of these specializations to create robust, secure, and trustworthy DDI solutions to solve complex real-world problems. We are strategically hiring promising, accomplished, and diverse faculty (especially, women and underrepresented minorities (URM)). The most competitive applicants will have experience in data-intensive interdisciplinary research and/or curriculum development, scientific open-source projects and tool development, software reproducibility, and team science. Internationally recognized outstanding candidates at other levels and areas are also encouraged to apply.

UTSA is a Carnegie R1, urban-serving, Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) deeply committed to student success and academic excellence including growing doctoral graduation. With 18% of faculty who identify as Hispanic/Latino, UTSA ranks 2nd among all 20 Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRUs) for diverse faculty. Strategic hiring in key areas is fundamental to our future as outlined by President Eighmy’s Vision and Strategic Plan for UTSA. To accelerate our progress towards this compelling vision, UTSA has a Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative, including the Dual Career Academic Partners Hiring Program and Accelerating Faculty Diversity Hiring Program. The department has an excellent record of hiring women and URM candidates and they are strongly encouraged to apply. The CS department is proud to be home to assistant professors who have established successful academic careers with significant extramural funding, including several NSF CAREER awards. The University is on a significant growth trajectory and is embarking on an ambitious plan toward becoming a model for student success, a great public research university, and an exemplar for strategic growth and innovative excellence backed up by significant resources and multipronged initiatives. Therefore, salary and start-up packages for the positions are highly competitive.

Review of applications will start on Oct. 17th, and please apply before November 1st for best consideration.

More information is available at https://cs.utsa.edu/people/fac-staff-search and https://apptrkr.com/3471699 (direct application link). Women and URM candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Xiaoyin Wang at xiaoyin.wang@utsa.edu.

Applications must include (i) a letter of application, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement of research and a statement of teaching, both of which include discussion on the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment, and (iv) the names, e-mails, and telephone numbers of 3-6 references. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the US by the time of hiring. UTSA helps with all visa issues.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.