The University of Texas at Arlington, College of Science

2959 19976Position ID: COS-NTTDS [#19976, 17574]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Instruction (Non-tenure Track) in Data Science
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Arlington, Texas 76019, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/04/29, listed until 2022/06/30)
Position Description:    

Job Summary:

The College of Science at the University of Texas Arlington invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position in Data Science at the Assistant Professor of Instruction level. The open position is primarily a teaching appointment aimed at servicing introductory Data Science, computational, and programming courses within UTA’s College of Science bachelor's in data science Program. For more details, visit the program’s webpage at: and the University´s webpage at

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching Data Science related courses and cover 3 Data Science related courses and their associated labs. Required qualifications: Candidates for Assistant Professor of Instruction must have a doctoral degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a data-intensive scientific field. Preferred qualifications: The Assistant Professor of Instruction should show proficiency in techniques, programming languages, and software stack employed in contemporary Data Science. Candidates must demonstrate a solid commitment to teaching excellence and should share the university’s core values of fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes diversity and participation of groups that are currently underrepresented in the fields of Data Science.

Special Conditions for Eligibility: Full consideration will be given to applicants who have worked as a Data Scientist or have experience in Data Science research or teaching. University Information Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state’s top institutions for academic and research excellence and the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED) award for outstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.

Department and College/School Information The College of Science is pushing the boundaries of knowledge by equipping students to innovate, discover, and learn. We have almost 4,000 students in six departments: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology, as well as our new Data Science program. We offer more than 50 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, including innovative fast-track programs in select departments which allow students to earn advanced degrees in a shorter period than traditional degree programs.

Our Data Science bachelor’s degree and minor program aims to train Maverick Scientists to solve any analytical problem, regardless of the field. You will learn the software and skills necessary today, but also the foundations to grow and evolve in the quickly changing industry. You can become a data scientist and sharpen your ability to do better science by earning a data science degree with an emphasis in your specific field of science. UTA Data Scientists will be empowered to become better researchers and better scientists in their chosen discipline.

Diversity Statement Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicant To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials:

Please submit a cover letter/statement of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, statement of Research interest, reference list, and a diversity & inclusion statement. A helpful teaching statement should describe the candidate’s teaching experience and explain how they could contribute to the curriculum at UT - Arlington.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact: Yvonne Dillon, 817-272-6505
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The University of Texas at Arlington
College of Science
Box 19047
Arlington, Texas 76019
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