The School of Data Science and Society (SDSS) at UNC-Chapel Hill is excited to announce an open rank tenure and/or tenure-track faculty hiring initiative for several positions to bolster research and innovation in the emerging field of data science. While we welcome applications from all exceptional candidates whose expertise in the field relies on a human-centric approach to researching the entire data life cycle, we are particularly interested in applicants who conduct research at the intersection of the rapidly evolving fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and health, broadly defined. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or MD with expertise in artificial intelligence/machine learning, data science, computer science, statistics or a related field that applies AI and data science techniques.
Faculty responsibilities include engaging in high-quality interdisciplinary research; publishing research findings in top-tier journals and presenting work at national and international conferences; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science, data analytics, machine learning, statistics and related areas; mentoring and supervising graduate students as well as provide guidance to undergraduate researchers; participate actively in interdisciplinary collaborations within the school, across the University, and beyond; contribute to the growth and development of the school by collaborating with industry partners, professional organizations, and community stakeholders; and engage in service within the University and contribute to the broader academic community.
We will continue accepting applications until the position closes on April 19. Visit https://go.unc.edu/SDSSOpenRank to apply. All faculty candidates must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. The “other document” in the list of required documents to be submitted is a teaching statement and a research statement, combined in one document. Please enter contact information for at least four reference letter writers where indicated and they will receive an email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
The School of Data Science and Society (SDSS) is a part of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill located in North Carolina. Established in 2022, its mission is to serve the state, the nation, and the world with premier data science educational programs and unique, collaborative research programs directed to advance the public good. SDSS will lead by shaping the emerging field of data science with a human-centric approach to the entire data life cycle. It envisions a world made healthy, safe, and prosperous for all through data-informed decisions.