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Assistant Professor (Ladder-rank): Broad Area search in Data Science (HDSI)

Application Window

Open date: December 20th, 2021

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 4, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI, https://datascience.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. HDSI is a premier Institution with a unique presence at the UC San Diego campus. With almost all aspects of daily life now being governed by the data, HDSI’s research efforts are ever more important.

HDSI is seeking exceptional candidates within all areas of Data Science: from Data infrastructure, Machine Learning and Statistics to Biomedical, Societal and Data Science for Scientific Discovery. HDSI is welcoming stellar research with emphasis on both application driven as well as methodological advancements of Data Science.

This position represents an Excellence Search which aims to foster a diverse and inclusive community of scholars. In addition to outstanding research that enhance HDSI’s academic and research missions, successful candidate(s) will demonstrate distinctive qualifications, accomplishments and commitment to helping shape and expand University’s diversity initiatives (https://diversity.ucsd.edu).

This position requires teaching of university students and a PhD or Advancement to Candidacy is required at time of application

We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD or Advancement to Candidacy at time of application, in a Data Science related field including but not limited to Applied Mathematics, Biostatistics, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Statistics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss
    your achievements in this light.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03084

Help contact: jlmorgan@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

San Diego