The Department of Information Science at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. Position will begin Spring 2024. We are seeking exceptional candidates with interests in a wide range of topics within the theoretical, machine learning, data visualization, 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 committees. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor will be considered. 
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.

About University of North Texas, Information Science Department

As one of the nation's largest universities, we offer 112 bachelor's, 94 master's and 38 doctoral degree programs. By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening our collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

The department is part of the College of Information which was formed in October 2008 and became a member of the iSchools in 2009 and a member of the iCaucus in 2015.

The department offers programs in Data Science, Library Science and Information Science at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Our programs are nationally recognized and ranked. The Master of Science program with majors in Library Science or Information Science is accredited by the American Library Association and is ranked 20th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The Health Informatics program is ranked sixth in the nation. We also offer the nation’s largest interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Information Science.

The Department of Information Science is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the information and knowledge profession. We are dedicated to providing a challenging and nurturing environment for our students. Our commitment to quality education and community outreach are some of the guiding principles to our approach in educating and preparing thoughtful and effective leaders in the Information Science field.

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