UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to
call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton,
the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas
Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based
exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to
transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are
growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our
system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Posting Title Asst Professor
Department UNT-Information Science-133310
College/School College of Information
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
The Department of Information Science, one of three departments in the College
of Information, promotes the understanding of, access to and use of data and
information through teaching, research and service activities. The department
prepares data and information professionals of the highest quality to serve in
dynamic roles locally, nationally and globally. Faculty members of the
department measure their success by the success of their students and the
quality of intellectual contributions to the profession and society.
The American Library Association has accredited the department's master's
program continuously since 1965. The Department offers two bachelor's degrees,
post-master's certificates, and a doctoral degree in Information Science.
Detailed information about the department can be found at
https: // informationscience.unt.edu/.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in
addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs
and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese
(Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French,
The Department of Information Science at the University of North Texas (UNT)
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Position
will begin on Fall semester 2022. We are seeking exceptional candidates with
interests in a wide range of topics within the theoretical, machine learning,
and computational foundations of data science. The candidate will teach,
conduct research, and provide service in an academic position with emphasis in
Data Science. The candidate must demonstrate a record of research
accomplishments and have the ability to design and deliver courses in a
variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities in Data Science.
The candidate is expected to teach Data Science undergraduate, graduate, and
doctoral level courses and advise students in Data Science research. They are
expected to work closely with doctoral students and to serve on dissertation
This is a nine month, full-time, tenure-track position. We seek candidates who
will provide inspiration and leadership in research and teaching, who can
leverage the strengths of the department's dynamic faculty and programs, and
who will build collaborative relationships in the University and profession.
The College of Information and Department of Information Science are committed
to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of
diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage
applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose
research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse,
equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students,
staff, and faculty.
An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon
The minimum requirement for appointment is an earned doctorate in Data
Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or other related fields at the
time of appointment.
Candidates will demonstrate evidence of effective teaching, research, and
scholarship with experience/expertise in the broad areas of Data Science and
Information Science. Preference will be given to candidates who have been
active in publication and have a demonstrated record of funded scholarly
research and publication.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Area of Specialty Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Information
Retrieval, Data and Information Quality, Data and Information Security and
Privacy, Data Visualization, Data Engineering.
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Driving University Vehicle No
Posting Number F657P
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/52927
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Documents Needed to Apply
List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
Statement of Research Interests
Narrative Describing Scholarly Research
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Sample Publication 1
Sample Publication 2
Sample Publication 3