Assistant Professor - Data Science: Multiple Areas

04/15/2020 La Jolla, CA ∙ 0 APPLY VIEW ALL JOBS

The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position for primary appointment at the Halicioglu Data Science Institute ( with optional joint appointment in another academic department. The appointment will be at the Assistant level. Successful appointees will have a track record of scientific accomplishments, excellence in teaching, a commitment to university service and a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university. The University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

This search spans all areas of the data science including artificial intelligence, machine learning, data management and their applications and systems. For review purposes, candidates must submit an application to one of the following four broad areas of search that list topics of current interests, but are not limited to those listed.

a) Statistical Foundations of Data Science, Applied Statistics and Biostatistics

Seek candidates in statistics, biostatistics, and machine learning.

b)Digital and Data Infrastructure including Security

We invite candidates who build and study software systems and software-hardware integrated systems that serve as platforms to enable and amplify the impact of data science algorithms and applications.

c) Artificial Intelligence, AI in Science Applications

We seek faculty candidates with a background in artificial intelligence or machine learning.

d) Data Science in Public Policy

We seek faculty candidates with a background in statistics, computer science, economics, or public policy..

A PhD in Computer Science, Math, Economics, Engineering or related discipline is required at the start of position.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate students in the Data Science major/minor degree programs offered by the Institute. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion in an academic setting. The level of appointment and salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay schedules.

Applications must be submitted electronically through AP-Online Recruit website:

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program website (

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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