Tenure Track Assistant Professor – Three Positions


William & Mary
Data Science

The Data Science unit at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Data Science. Appointments will begin August 10, 2023. We are primarily interested in individuals with expertise in data visualization, data analytics (incl. artificial intelligence and machine learning, network analysis, natural language processing), data policy and ethics, data engineering (esp. high velocity data acquisition), and large scale simulations and modeling in support of diverse applications. Exceptional applicants from other areas of Data Science may also be considered.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, or a related field by the time of appointment (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral research experience is desirable, and previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate and graduate research is a plus.

Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated graduate and undergraduate student body, and to take advantage of the collaboration opportunities that W&M is offering. Teaching expectation is one course per semester. Successful applicants should have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences, including students in disciplines both inside and outside of traditional STEM areas. They are expected to contribute to a Data Science unit that builds on the diverse expertise of William & Mary to establish a nationwide leading program.

For specific details on the selection criteria, requirements, and application procedures for the position, please apply directly to the university’s website https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/50777.

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