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  • Faculty

    Professor, Data Science

    The University of Chicago invites applications for tenured faculty positions at the rank of Full Professor in the area of Data Science. Appointments may be made in either the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Statistics, jointly between Statistics and Computer Science, or jointly with another department in the University. Members of the faculty are expected to lead research programs that will produce significant contributions to a field, and teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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    Associate Professor, Data Science

    The University of Chicago invites applications for tenured faculty positions at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of Data Science. Appointments may be made in either the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Statistics, jointly between Statistics and Computer Science, or jointly with another department in the University. Members of the faculty are expected to lead research programs that will produce significant contributions to a field, and teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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    Adjunct Assistant Professor-Data Visualization-CAPP

    The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science to teach sections of Data Visualization in the Master of Science in Computational Analysis and Public Policy Program (MSCAPP https://capp.uchicago.edu/) during the 2024 Fall Quarter September 30 – December 14. The goal of the course is for students to gain a practical knowledge of the theory of visualization (such as the grammar of graphics) as well as hands-on experience with contemporary visualization tools (such as d3).

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    Senior Instructional Professor (open rank) Data Science

    The Data Science Institute at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Senior Instructional Professor rank position in the area of Data Science. The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate will be responsible, in consultation with faculty leadership, for leading and directing the new Masters in Data Science program. Duties will include teaching, developing new curriculum, admissions, advising, and managing non-student employees in the program.

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    UChicago Medicine: Team Scientist for Translational Data Science

    The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine is searching for full time faculty members at any rank to join the Center for Translational Data Science.  We seek team scientists who will lead research focusing on: a) translational data science (the application of data science to research problems in biology, medicine and healthcare); b) the development of data commons, data ecosystem and other cloud computing platforms, systems and applications to support translational data science; and/or c) the development of machine learning, statistical, bioinformatics and AI algorithms to support translational data science.  We especially welcome applicants whose research focuses more broadly in the areas of computer science, bioinformatics, data science, mathematics, information technology, genetics, genomics, and/or systems biology. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

  • Postdoctoral

    Preceptor in Data Science

    The University of Chicago’s Data Science Institute, in partnership with the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), invites applications for the position of University of Chicago (UChicago) Data Science Preceptorship. The UChicago and CCC Preceptorship program will develop the next generation of teaching positions for data science, engineering, and computer science education. This unique program emphasizes STEM pedagogical best practices and allows the Preceptors to broaden their classroom skills and enhance their teaching and scholarship portfolios with the support of UChicago and CCC faculty mentorship.

    The initial appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2024. Preceptors will work side by side with faculty from UChicago and CCC on teaching and developing course materials. Professional development training will be provided by both the UChicago and CCC faculty. Preceptors will gain experience teaching across learning environments with opportunities to engage with UChicago and CCC students in STEM courses. The teaching obligation is expected to be 2 one-quarter courses at UChicago and 2 one-semester courses at CCC per academic year. This position also includes structured professional development, administrative duties, scholarship activities and student mentoring activities.

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    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

  • Graduate

    At this time, there are no open opportunities. Check back soon for updates.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

  • Undergraduate

    At this time, there are no open opportunities. Check back soon for updates.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

  • Staff

    Director, Corporate Partnerships

    Reporting to the Senior Director & Chief of Staff, the Corporate Partnerships Director leads Industry Affiliate Program member recruitment efforts and executes strategic engagements to support the research and educational mission of the Data Science Institute (DSI), and to further the goals of its corporate partners. The Director develops and implements a corporate outreach strategy to meet Data Science Clinic needs, DSI goals for continued growth, and joint research opportunities. The Director manages the day-to-day execution of the Industry Affiliate Program while developing and managing new and existing corporate members. The Director delivers a great experience to members through high touchpoint communication and serves as member’s liaison internally.

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    Staff Data Engineer

    Working in collaboration with UChicago Data Science Institute faculty and staff and The Schmidt Family Foundation 11th Hour Project (“11th Hour”), the Staff Data Engineer (“SDE”) will increase the data capacity of 11th Hour program staff and grantees. In addition to capacity building, this role will consult on 11th Hour grantee data collection and modeling as well as the long-range goals of advancing scientific discovery, developing open source resources, innovative technical consulting, development and delivery of workshops and training, and other activities designed to advance the research and practice of data-driven and data intensive discovery across 11th Hour grantee areas.

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    Full Stack Engineer

    The Full Stack Engineer will work as a technical research staff member at the DSI with the primary responsibility focused on the DSI’s efforts at the intersection of public policy and data science. This position will primarily focus on two program areas. First, this position will conduct work related to the development of the Districtr application, an award winning application which puts the tools of political redistricting in the hands of the public. Working in conjunction with the research team at UChicago, the full stack engineer will help plan and implement the next generation of this powerful application. This position will also contribute to the Open Spatial Lab, a program of the DSI and the Center for Spatial Data Science (CSDS), which builds tools and conducts analyses to make geospatial data science and communication more accessible. These projects primarily use low-cost infrastructures for small-scale projects, primarily serverless node.js based backends, React, and/or Web Component frontends, and cloud-native standards, such as the GeoParquet file format, PMTiles, and other emerging standards.

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    NITMB Program Coordinator

    This position reports to the NITMB Assistant Director and handles a diverse portfolio of responsibilities in the areas of event planning, logistics and accommodations for visitors, and other programmatic functions in support of the Institute’s Director, senior leadership, staff, students and visitors in the Institute. Plans and administers institute events, including technology for remote and in-person meetings. Responsible for activities related to space, marketing, lodging and catering.

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    Preceptor in Data Science

    The University of Chicago’s Data Science Institute, in partnership with the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), invites applications for the position of University of Chicago (UChicago) Data Science Preceptorship. The UChicago and CCC Preceptorship program will develop the next generation of teaching positions for data science, engineering, and computer science education. This unique program emphasizes STEM pedagogical best practices and allows the Preceptors to broaden their classroom skills and enhance their teaching and scholarship portfolios with the support of UChicago and CCC faculty mentorship. The initial appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2024. Preceptors will work side by side with faculty from UChicago and CCC on teaching and developing course materials. Professional development training will be provided by both the UChicago and CCC faculty. Preceptors will gain experience teaching across learning environments with opportunities to engage with UChicago and CCC students in STEM courses. The teaching obligation is expected to be 2 one-quarter courses at UChicago and 2 one-semester courses at CCC per academic year. This position also includes structured professional development, administrative duties, scholarship activities and student mentoring activities.

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    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.
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