Austin College, Computer Science/Data Science

Position ID: 3250-ASIPDS [#22957]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sherman, Texas 75090, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/06, listed until 2023/11/01)
Position Description:    

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The Austin College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Data Science. Prior to beginning in August 2024, candidates must have acquired a PhD in Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related field.

Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching; responsibilities will typically include three classes per semester, both in introductory and advanced courses in data science, related classes in mathematics and/or computer science classes and a January Term course in alternate years. This position will be responsible for helping design and develop the future of the data science program as it transitions from a minor degree to a major degree. 

Austin College is a leading national private liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name. Recognized nationally, the College provides an academically challenging and lively community of students, staff, and faculty committed to intellectual growth through individual and collaborative endeavors. Austin College (AC) is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book, Colleges That Change Lives

Candidates should send the following:
  • letter of application 
  • CV 
  • copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial are sufficient for the application)
  • statement of teaching philosophy, no more than one page
  • statement of research, no more than one page
  • a diversity and inclusion statement (which must indicate the ways candidates address diversity in their teaching, scholarship, and/or service), no more than one page
Please combine materials into one PDF document and email it to 

Three references should send recommendation letters directly to the aforementioned email address with the candidate’s name in the subject line. 

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1st. Initial video conference interviews and subsequent visits will start November 1 and continue until the position is filled. 

Austin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that serves a diverse student body and is committed to the same in the hiring process. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Full job posting and benefits information can be found on the Austin College website at

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Contact: Gayle Bowers, 9038132226
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900 N. Grand Ave. Suite 6D
Sherman, TX 75090-4400
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