Posting Summary: The Data Science Institute, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Darden School of Business, and McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia (UVA) seek to hire multiple tenured and tenure track faculty who can excel in research and teaching in one or more of the following areas:
- Large Scale Algorithms with a focus on areas such as analytics and machine learning for large-scale unstructured data, social and digital media, and computational management science, with applications to extracting actionable insights in cutting-edge business applications. - Business Data Science Applications with a focus on areas such as developing novel thought-leadership at the intersection of machine learning, information systems, economics, marketing, finance, public policy, and social computing. - Business Data Science Fundamentals with a methodological focus in areas such as advancing the state of the art in machine learning, data mining, data visualization, natural language processing, statistics, operations research, and computer vision algorithms on massive datasets that are fundamental to business analytics. - Psychometric and Behavior Modeling for Digital Commerce with an emphasis on novel predictive or descriptive analytics methods, measurement techniques, and insights at the intersection of psychology, cognitive science, information systems, machine learning, and big-data analytics.
Duties include research, teaching, mentoring and advising students, and service to the department, school and university. The new faculty may conduct research and teach courses throughout the curricula in Computer Science, Systems and Information Engineering, Darden, and McIntire. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Appointments may be made in Engineering, Darden, or McIntire, with potential for affiliations with the Data Science Institute. Joint appointments between the schools and departments are also possible.
A PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or a closely related field is required by the start date of appointment. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research in applications of data science to problems in business, as appropriate for the candidate's rank. A commitment to teaching excellence is also required. Evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups is desired. Appointment with tenure requires documented excellence in research and teaching, and an emerging national reputation.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624368. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and contact information for at least three references.
Applicant review begins November 22, 2018. The positions will remain open until filled.
For additional information about the positions, please contact search committee chair Don Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, email@example.com.
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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, UVA is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.