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

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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Academic General Faculty (Practice Track) in Data Science (Part-Time)

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for part-time Professors of Practice in Data Science to join as Academic General Faculty (Practice Track)

Position Type: Part time

Job ID:  R0040797

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Academic General Faculty (Practice Track) in Data Science (Full-Time)

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for full-time Professors of Practice in Data Science to join as Academic General Faculty (Practice Track).

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0040792

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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.

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 for multiple Open Rank Academic General Faculty (Teaching Track) Professors of Data Science.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0040781

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Post-docs and Research Scientist Positions

 

 

 

Staff Positions

Assistant or Associate Director of Admissions

The Admissions Team at the School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks a passionate, self-directed, and team-oriented professional to join its admission team as an Assistant or Associate Director of Admissions. This role will oversee the planning and execution of the broad recruitment and enrollment strategy and will lead day-to-day admissions operations, including supervising the Admissions Coordinator, graduate student interns, and high-performing paid student Admissions Ambassador teams. The incumbent must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and providing access to higher education.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037523

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Research Administrative Coordinator

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Research Administrative Coordinator to coordinate and support office operations and special projects, under the direction of the Senior Associate Dean for Research and in coordination with the administrative team across the organization directed by the Associate Dean for Administration. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0038691

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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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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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Online Student Success and Engagement Coach

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and professional Online Student Success and Engagement Coach to work collaboratively on the successful implementation of Student Affairs functions and educational services. The Data Science Office of Student Affairs serves to develop, engage, and support our growing graduate and undergraduate students toward the successful completion of academic and co-curricular programs. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037828

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Assistant Director of Student Affairs

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and student-centric Student Affairs practitioner to serve as our inaugural Assistant Director for the new Office of Student Affairs.  This role will work closely with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs to help support and enhance the student experience at the School through proactive and reactive student services. Responsibilities include student programming and events, student case management, communication and outreach, and student organization support.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037830

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Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

The School of data Science at the University of Virginia seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated, and student-centric career development practitioner to serve as our Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development for the new Office of Student Affairs. The Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development provides career guidance, professional development, and job search assistance to students and recent graduates through a strategic plan of engagement and programming.  The Assistant Director plays a critical role in helping students and alumni realize their career and professional aspirations. They advise and counsel students concerning career decisions and career opportunities.

Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037831

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Assistant or Associate Director of Equity and Belonging

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks an Assistant or Associate Director of Equity and Belonging. The position serves as a visionary, inclusive, innovative, and process-oriented leader who supports the School of Data Science’s efforts to foster a sense of belonging and inclusion in data science. While promoting community connection and outreach, this role utilizes  quality, high-impact, and assessment-driven educational, developmental, and cultural programs and services to support belonging, inclusion, equity, and access.

Type: Full time

Job ID: R0039393

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Administrative Generalist

The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks applications for an Administrative Generalist to serve the administrative needs of a growing team. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Administration and serves as a core member of the administrative team. This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and an in-depth understanding of administrative operation. Strong interpersonal skills are needed for effective communication with faculty and students as well as colleagues within and outside the school.

Type: Full time

Job ID: R0039878

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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.