Build a New Kind of School

We are seeking talented people who are excited to create a forward-thinking community with a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas. The School of Data Science is building a community dedicated to furthering data science education, research, and engagement. If you thrive in a startup atmosphere—where innovation, hard work, and enthusiasm are key contributors to success—and are excited to build a new kind of School, then we encourage you to apply.

The scope of data science at UVA is broad and inclusive. What are the Domains of Data Science?

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Faculty Positions

Open Rank Professor of Data Science, Tenured/Tenure-Track

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for open-rank faculty positions on the tenure track or teaching track. The school is assembling a diverse and world-class faculty with broad expertise in data science. We are seeking candidates with a pioneering spirit who have methodologic and research expertise or teaching experience in one or more domains of data science. Leadership opportunities, such as program directorships, are also available.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0040780

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Open Rank Professor of Data Science, Academic General Faculty (Teaching)

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for open-rank faculty positions on the tenure track or teaching track. The school is assembling a diverse and world-class faculty with broad expertise in data science. We are seeking candidates with a pioneering spirit who have methodologic and research expertise or teaching experience in one or more domains of data science. Leadership opportunities, such as program directorships, are also available.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0040781

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Data Science

The Department of Environmental Sciences (EVSC) and the School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia invite applicants for an Assistant Professor in the area of environmental data science. We seek applicants whose research and teaching focus on advancing knowledge of environmental systems and solving problems of societal relevance using novel approaches to the data cycle. Approaches of interest include, but are not limited to, data acquisition, analytical workflows, and data-driven computational methods (e.g. machine-learning, statistical or simulation approaches). The ideal candidate is data-oriented, has a track record of open collaborative, cross-disciplinary work, and holds a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field. This position is open to all areas of the environmental sciences, prioritizing data science research and teaching in the domains of ecology, hydrology, atmospheric sciences, or geosciences.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0041728

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Open Rank Professor of Data Science, Academic General Faculty (Practice Track, Full-Time)

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for open-rank faculty positions on the tenure track or teaching track. The school is assembling a diverse and world-class faculty with broad expertise in data science. We are seeking candidates with extensive real-world and industry experience in one or more domains of data science. Successful candidates are able to integrate their professional experience with the academic mission of the School through a combination of teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and service activities.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0040792

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Open Rank Professor of Data Science, Academic General Faculty (Practice Track, Part-Time)

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for open-rank faculty positions on the tenure track or teaching track. The school is assembling a diverse and world-class faculty with broad expertise in data science. We are seeking candidates with extensive real-world and industry experience in one or more domains of data science. Successful candidates are able to integrate their professional experience with the academic mission of the School through a combination of teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and service activities.

Position Type: Part time

Job ID:  R0040797

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School of Data Science Faculty Wage

The School of Data Science seeks candidates to teach undergraduate and graduate students in the data science curriculum. This opportunity includes instruction in a classroom or distance education setting and may include curriculum development.

Position Type: Part time

Job ID: R0015506

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Assistant Professor of Data Science - Neuroscience Grand Challenge

The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Data Science seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant professor level focused on computational data science and related methodologies for neuroscientific data types.  These positions are expected to commence in the UVA Fall Term in August 2023.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0042934

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Staff Positions

Writer and Editor

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a Writer and Editor to join their Communications Team as an integral new addition and be an experienced professional who will help the School of Data Science achieve its strategic goals by conceptualizing, writing, and editing content that showcases the School’s thought leadership, research, programs, and people.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0043275

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Software Engineer

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a newly created Software Engineer position. The SDS Software Engineer is an important member of our IT support team, working directly with the IT Director. The successful candidate will produce and maintain department applications to accomplish business needs with a focus on Cloud computing environments such as MS Azure and AWS. They will perform engineering and development work on small to moderate scale research and coursework related projects.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0042200

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Administrative Coordinator

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks an Administrative Coordinator to support the Student Affairs office. The Administrative Coordinator Serves as the first point of contact for the SDS’s Office of Student Affairs, the Office Coordinator supports the department by calendar management for the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs; meeting and event coordination; OSA (Office of Student Affairs) financial coordination (with the Assistant Dean); management of complex and confidential documents. Support of our undergraduate programs and students will include assisting faculty and students, use of databases and classroom support.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0043559

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Research Computing Engineer

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Research Computing Engineer to support faculty in growing the amount and scope of the school’s research portfolio. This position plays the role of facilitating the computational resources necessary to do so and in helping to draft the documents required for grant submissions and subsequent support of the funded research projects. Maintenance and operation of computational resources is outside of the scope (eg: system administration). Boutique coaching, consultation, and solution architecture is within scope.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037391

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Post-docs and Research Scientist Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Data Science and Race, Place, and Equity

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral research associate position, beginning August 2023 or earlier. The associate will be among 30 funded by an ambitious, University-wide Mellon Foundation Grant on Race, Place, and Equity focused on developing an undergraduate curriculum and advancing graduate and faculty research on the natural and cultural landscapes that encode local and national histories.

Position Type: Full Time 

Job ID: R0043766

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Student Positions

If you are interested in joining the School of Data Science team but do not see a position that fits your interests, let us know. We are always seeking new talent, so if a future position becomes available that matches your interests and background, we will be in touch.