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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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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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 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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Senior Web Developer

The UVA School of Data Science is looking for a motivated Senior Web Developer to join our team to transition and maintain our public web presence (Drupal), provide online portal (O365/SharePoint) and system integrations support.

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0037304

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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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Academic Administrative Assistant

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Academic Administrative Assistant to provide administrative coordination and to support office operations and special projects, under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs and in coordination with the administrative team across the organization directed by the Associate Dean for Administration. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0035024

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Marketing Manager

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for a Marketing Manager. Joining the Communications Team, the Marketing Manager has a digital marketing strategy and content creation role within the team to support enrollment and engagement as it aligns with School of Data Science (SDS) strategic priorities and brand. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID: R0035695

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Fiscal Administrative Assistant

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Fiscal Administrative Assistant to provide vital support with the day-today operations and assist the employees of the school in meeting their purchasing and administrative needs. 

Position Type: Full time

Job ID:  R0035831

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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.