Job Openings

All College of Information, Department of Information Science job openings and positions are posted from the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  You can search and apply for job postings under their career site for the University of North Texas. Please visit their career website and click "search postings" under the left sidebar menu, then scroll to the bottom and select "College of Information" under the College/School dropdown to narrow your search.

Faculty Job Openings

The College of Information and the 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. The Department of Information Science invites applications for the following available positions:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Science
The Department of Information Science invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position with a research and teaching focus in Data Science. Candidates for this position 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. The minimum requirement for appointment is an earned doctorate in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, or other related fields at the time of appointment

The candidate will teach, conduct research, and provide service in an academic position with emphasis on 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. They should be willing to work closely with doctoral students and to serve on dissertation committees.
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Archival Studies and Archival Management
The Department of Information Science  invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position with a research and teaching focus in archival studies and archival management. The main responsibilities of the job involve teaching students at the graduate and undergraduate level in archival studies, records management, and information science, coordinating the concentration in archival studies and the graduate academic certificate in archival management, conducting research in related areas and providing service to the university and the profession.

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 successful candidate will be expected to show evidence of or develop a record of scholarly research necessary to earn tenure. The candidate must demonstrate ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities, and is expected to teach core courses and specialized courses in library science and Information Science. The candidate is also expected to coordinate students’ practicum/internship experiences, work closely with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees, and develop close relationships with practitioners and educators in the field. 
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Clinical Assistant Professor in Data Science (2 positions)
The Department of Information Science invites applications for two (2) non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor positions. The positions will begin in the Spring 2022 semester. We are seeking exceptional candidates with interests in a wide range of topics within the mathematical, statistical, machine learning, and computational foundations of data science. We expect candidates who can both successfully teach undergraduate and graduate Data Science courses as well as advise students in Data Science. The positions carry a typical teaching load of three courses during the Fall and Spring semesters. The successful candidates will teach introductory and upper-level courses in Data Science such as Data Curation, Data Modeling, Data Management, Data Mining, Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Computational Thinking for Problem Solving, Information and Data Security and Privacy, Information and Data Quality, Information Retrieval, and Data Science courses in the candidates' area of expertise.

The minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, or a related discipline with published work or industry experience that utilizes extensive big data analytics and machine learning. Experience in using Python and alternative data analysis languages such as R is required. 
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