Build a new kind of school

The University of Virginia’s School of Data Science (SDS) was founded in 2019 as a school without walls. Data science has applications in every sector—from healthcare to government to business—and we are committed to providing a unique and interdisciplinary perspective with data science at its core. 

We are seeking talented people who are excited to create a forward-thinking community with a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas. SDS 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 seeks applicants for multiple Open Rank Tenured or Tenure Track Professors of Data Science. 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 methodological expertise or applied experience in one or more domains of data science.

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0030404

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Open Rank Professor of Data Science, General Faculty

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple Open Rank Professors of Data Science to join as Academic General Faculty (teaching faculty). 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 expertise or applied experience in one or more domains of data science.

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0030406

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Chair of Responsible Data Science 

The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Data Science (SDS) has an exciting opportunity for a distinguished scholar who will also serve as the inaugural Quantitative Foundation Endowed Chair of Responsible Data Science.

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0030332

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Open Rank Tenured / Tenure-Track Professor - Data Analytics at Scale

The University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applicants for two tenured or tenure-track open rank faculty positions under a joint “Data Analytics at Scale” cluster search in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Data Science.  These positions are expected to commence in August 2022. 

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0030402

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Open Rank Tenure/Tenure Track - Race and Inequality Health Disparities

The School of Data Science, School of Medicine Public Health Sciences, and School of Education and Human Development seek applicants for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor tenured or tenure-track faculty position under a “Race and Inequality” cluster hire. 

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0021878

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Open Rank - General Faculty in Computer Science and Data Science

The School of Data Science and Department of Computer Science are seeking one or more Academic General Faculty (teaching-track) positions who share an interest and enthusiasm for excellence in Data Science.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0019429

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Leadership Chairs in Analytics, Systems, and Design 

The School of Data Science has exciting opportunities for tenured associate or full professors as inaugural Quantitative Foundation Endowed Chairs of Data Analytics, Data Systems and Data Design, respectively.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0020614

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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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Post-docs and Research Scientist Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Data Science (Computer Vision/Machine Learning)

The Visual Intelligence Laboratory (‘Baek Lab’) at the University of Virginia School of Data Science is looking to fill multiple open positions for postdoctoral research associate to conduct both theoretical and applied research in the areas of computer vision and machine learning.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0029939

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate: School of Data Science and School of Education and Human Development Collaboratory

The University of Virginia School of Data Science is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to be a part of a collaboration with the School of Education and Human Development focused on best practices for including equity, bias and fairness assessments of ongoing machine learning focused educational research. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0019512

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Staff Positions

Director of Development

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia is seeking an experienced Director of Development as a part of the leadership team. The School of Data Science is the first such school in the nation and this position is pivotal in the development of the school.  This position will play an integral role in realizing the vision of the school, advancing its mission to achieve excellence in data-driven research and education, and providing technical skills in an ethical framework for the workforce of tomorrow. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0032155

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Administrative Coordinator

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks applications for an Administrative Coordinator to serve the administrative needs of a growing team. This position will serve as a core part of the administrative team, reporting to the SDS Chief of Staff, and work Collaboratory with SDS administration and community, University Human Resources, and other University units.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0031607

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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: R0031919

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Program Manager

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks a new Program Manager to support the administration and operation of academic programs in the School of Data Science. Programs include the residential and/or online M.S. in Data Science programs, the Ph.D. program (once approved by SCHEV) or the undergraduate B.S./B.A. programs (currently in the development stage).

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0029380

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Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia is seeking an Assistant Dean of Student Affairs to establish an Office of Student Affairs, recruit and organize team members, and build a dynamic student support model for both residential and online students. The Office of Student Affairs will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining the student experience, cultivating a collaborative school environment, providing health and wellness support, supporting career planning and industry partnerships, and fostering student success.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0029815

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Grant and Contracts Administrator

The Grant and Contracts Administrator will work as part of a team and under guidance to manage proposal submission and post-submission pre-award activities related to research and sponsored projects, such as federal grants, foundation grants, and industrial contracts, as well as for internal applications.

Position Type: Full time
Job ID: R0029119

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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.