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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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    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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    Instructional Professor (open rank) Data Science

    The University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Instructional Professor (open rank) in the area of Data Science. The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Instructional Professor, Associate Instructional Professor, or Instructional Professor, depending on qualifications. Appointments will 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. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with potential progression, competitive salary, and benefits. This position is expected to begin on September 1, 2024. Position responsibilities include teaching, ongoing professional development, and non-classroom instructional or service duties as needed. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.

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  • 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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    Data Science Institute Postdoctoral Scholars Program

    The Data Science Institute (DSI) at the University of Chicago invites applications for Postdoctoral Scholars who wish to advance cutting-edge data science approaches, methods, and applications in research. The Data Science Institute (DSI) executes the University of Chicago’s bold, innovative vision of Data Science as a new discipline by advancing foundational and interdisciplinary research, partnerships with industry, government, and social impact organizations, and holistic approach to data science education.

    This unique program provides postdocs with the opportunity to pursue original research on significant questions in data science. Drawing on the University of Chicago’s top-ranked programs, world-renowned faculty, as well as a vibrant and quickly expanding data science ecosystem, this program will allow postdoctoral scholars to engage in field-defining data science and artificial intelligence research. Our positions carry a competitive salary, generous research funding allowances, and benefits. It is equally important that our postdocs work and grow in an environment that is supportive and focused on community and career development; as such, this program includes lectures focused on communication and workplace culture, and aims to develop a diverse cohort of well-rounded scholars pursuing careers across data science disciplines.

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    The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures

    The University of Chicago invites applications for a new Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship program that will train scholars who seek to advance and accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence in the natural sciences and engineering. This UChicago fellowship is part of a major initiative funded by Schmidt Futures which aims to launch the next frontier of scientific discovery through AI, and is recruiting those who have completed a Ph.D. in the natural or mathematical sciences, engineering or a related field before the start of their fellowship and no earlier than 2019.  Applications are now available for the third cohort starting in 2024. You can read more about the program in a recent article here.

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  • Graduate

    DSI Summer Lab: Lab Coordinator

    The Data Science Institute is seeking a current UChicago graduate student from computer science, data science, or statistics to join the DSI Summer Lab team as a Lab Coordinator for the 2024 program. 

    The DSI Summer Lab is an immersive 8-week summer research program at the University of Chicago focused on broadening participation in data science among high school and undergraduate students. This program aims to reduce barriers to participating in computing by skill development, exposure to careers pathways, and mentorships. The program includes roughly 20 students paired with data science mentors spanning departments across campus. 

    Benefits of the position include mentoring experience, networking within the UChicago data science ecosystem, and working as part of a team to broaden participation in data science and computer science.

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    TO APPLY: Send a brief cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for this position (1 pg max) and resume/CV to Molly Long (mrlong@uchicago.edu). Application will stay open as long as position is unfilled.

    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

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  • Staff

    NITMB Assistant Director

    The job manages a broad range of business operations and academic activities. Develops and implements office procedures and policies and ensures compliance. Prepares and monitors the budget for a unit. The Assistant Director will provide administrative support for the leadership of the institute and supervision of institute staff.

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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.
  • Summer Student Opportunities

    Existential Risk Laboratory’s 2024 Summer Research Fellowship

    The University of Chicago Existential Risk Laboratory (XLab) is now accepting applications for the Summer 2024 Research Fellowship! We invite motivated undergraduate and graduate students interested in producing impactful, solution-oriented research on emerging threats that imperil global security (such as those from artificial intelligence, natural and engineered pathogens, nuclear weapons, or risk multipliers such as climate-induced migration, critical infrastructure vulnerability, and interstate conflict) to apply to our 10-week, in-person program on UChicago’s campus. Over the course of the program, fellows pursue an independent or team research project with mentorship from a domain expert and 1:1 support from program staff.

    The program will run from June 10th to August 16th at The University of Chicago and is open to graduate and undergraduate students from all majors, universities, and experience levels. The position comes with a $7500 stipend with optional free on-campus housing and dining.

    If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to oksanavickers@uchicago.edu or zrudolph@uchicago.edu

    Applications due March 15th for priority consideration but will be reviewed on a rolling basis until March 22nd.

    Learn more and apply here: https://xrisk.uchicago.edu/fellowship/srf-24/

     

    Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions with Environmental Frontiers Campus 

    The Environmental Frontiers Initiative invites applications for EFCampus Undergraduate Research Assistants for Summer Quarter 2024. EFCampus is a unique experiential learning program that creates student-faculty research opportunities focused on the intersection of environmental sustainability and urbanization. The program supports teams of undergraduate research assistants who analyze campus data, operational systems, and community behaviors to identify actionable recommendations that advance the University’s sustainability goals. Projects are aligned with the University’s larger Sustainability Plan, and are mentored by University faculty and staff from Facilities Services. This year, EFCampus will expand its projects with collaborative, community-engaged pilot research in Chicago neighborhoods.

    Research assistant positions are full-time roles for the 10 weeks of Summer Quarter (June 10 to August 16), and are paid $16/hour. This is a hybrid opportunity, with an expectation of working 2-3 days per week in the office and the option to work remotely the remaining days over the summer. For questions, please contact Emily Padston at padston@uchicago.edu. 

    Applications are due March 3rd.
    Learn more and apply: https://miurban.uchicago.edu/opportunities/environmental-frontiers/undergradra/
    You can also apply through Handshake: https://uchicago.joinhandshake.com/jobs/8661406/share_preview

     

     

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