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 Tenured or Tenure-Track Professors of Data Science

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. Candidates with a research focus in any data science domain are encouraged to apply, especially when working in artificial intelligence systems, large-language models, machine learning, and predictive analytics. 

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Open Rank Professor of Data Science, Academic General Faculty, Teaching Track

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. We are seeking candidates with a pioneering spirit who have expertise in pedagogy, instruction, and advising in data science. Exceptional candidates will demonstrate experience with, or the potential for, sustained scholarship in data science education in an academic or industry setting.

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Quantitative Foundation Distinguished Professorships in Data Science 

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple endowed professorships in data science at the rank of tenured associate professor or full professor. These Quantitative Foundation Distinguished Professorships are made possible by a generous gift from the Quantitative Foundation to establish the School of Data Science. Candidates for endowed faculty positions (Associate and Full Professor with tenure) must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, teaching, and advising, in data science and/or closely related fields, and must have established a national/international reputation for contribution to the field in methodology, application, and impact.

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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

Workday Job ID: R0015506

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Staff Positions

Intermediate Data Scientist

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks an Intermediate Data Scientist to work in collaboration with Don Brown, Ph.D., and Sana Syed, M.D., M.S., focusing on understanding gut structure and function in common gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, using cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence methods. The overarching goal of this work is to personalize care for pediatric patients suffering from chronic GI disease by improving diagnostics, predicting future disease complications, and identifying better disease biomarkers and novel drug targets. This is a one-year restricted position; continuation is based on the availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

Position Type: Full Time

Job ID: R0056431

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Postdoctoral and Research Scientist Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Visual Intelligence Lab

The Visual Intelligence Laboratory ("Baek Lab") at the University of Virginia School of Data Science is seeking a motivated and self-driven post-doctoral researcher for pioneering research at the convergence of artificial intelligence and physics. The ideal candidate should possess expertise in physics-informed/constrained machine learning. Please see position description for more detail.

Position Type: Full Time 

Job ID: R0055872

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Postdoctoral Research Associate: Natural Language Processing

The DRI-ICE Laboratory (PI Tom Hartvigsen) at the University of Virginia School of Data Science is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to conduct cutting edge research at the intersection of Natural Language Processing and Medicine. The ideal candidate should possess expertise in natural language processing. Please see position description for more detail.

Position Type: Full Time 

Job ID: R0055989

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks a postdoctoral research associate to work in collaboration with Don Brown, Ph.D., and Sana Syed, M.D., M.S.. This position involves active participation in a multidisciplinary and high-energy research lab funded through the National Institutes of Health and other national foundations. The overarching goal of this lab is to personalize care for pediatric patients suffering from chronic GI disease by improving diagnostics, predicting future disease complications, and identifying better disease biomarkers and novel drug targets. This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional year contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Position Type: Full Time 

Job ID: R0057360

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Postdoctoral Research Associate: AI and Human Resource Management

The Sloane Lab at the University of Virginia's School of Data Science is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to conduct impactful and cutting-edge qualitative research on AI and human resource management. The ideal candidate will have expertise in conducting qualitative data collection and analysis and will examine research questions related to how AI technologies are integrated into and impact human resources management practices, specifically recruiting. 

Position Type: Full Time 

Job ID: R0057645

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Postdoctoral Research Associate: Computational Neuroimaging

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work with Javier Rasero, an assistant professor of data science, at the InDaNeurOmics research unit. The unit's mission is to investigate individual differences in clinical and preclinical populations by integrating neuroimaging and other omics data. 

Position Type: Full Time

Job ID: R0057894

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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, send an introduction and resume to datascience@virginia.edu. We are always seeking talented individuals, so if a future position becomes available that matches your interests and background, we will be in touch.

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