Professor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

December 24, 2021

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Position Details

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 Professor Department UNT-Information Science-133310 College/School College of Information Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Salary Information Department Summary

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, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary

The Department of Information Science at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a Full Professor position. Position start date will be either Spring 2022 or Fall 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 and leadership in an academic position with emphasis in Data Science. The candidate must demonstrate a record of outstanding 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 committees. Applicants will be expected to have outstanding research accomplishments in research publications and funded research, and academic credentials that demonstrate their ability to conduct independent world-class research and attract external funding. 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 available funding.

Minimum Qualifications

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. Applicants have been active in publication and have a demonstrated record of funded scholarly research and publication.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants will demonstrate evidence of outstanding 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 held a Full Professor position in an accredited university.

Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Data and Information Quality, Data and Information Security and Privacy, Data Visualization, Data Engineering, Biomedical Informatics. Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

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.

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Posting Number F659P

Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/52935 Position End Date (if temporary)

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Narrative Describing Scholarly Research
  • Sample Publication 1
  • Sample Publication 2
  • Sample Publication 3
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Summary of Teaching Evaluations
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