DePaul: Assistant Professor in Data Science

Join one of the fastest growing and most highly recognized data science programs in the country - our graduate program in Predictive Analytics was ranked first in 2014.

DePaul At: DePaul
Location: Chicago, IL

DePaul University's School of Computing invites applications for a tenure-track position in data science at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will be part of one of the fastest growing and most highly recognized data science programs in the country; our graduate program in Predictive Analytics (PA) was ranked first by "Predictive Analytics Today" in 2014. Refer to our website for more detail:

DePaul's School of Computing is part of the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM). It is located in the heart of Chicago's Loop, the central business district of Chicago and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs including Computer Science, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Game Development, Information Security, and others.

The ideal candidate for the position will have expertise and teaching experience in a variety of areas in data science, including data mining, machine learning, and computational statistics. All qualified candidates will be considered, however, we are particularly interested in those with specialization in data visualization, stream data analytics, health analytics, and big data analytics.

We encourage candidates who are interested in opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research. We have active and well-established research groups in areas such as web data mining, medical informatics, and recommender systems. Additionally, our faculty has fostered research and pedagogical collaborations outside of the School of Computing, including with business, hospitality revenue management, computational finance, and marketing.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent. Candidates without a terminal degree may be eligible for a full-time non-tenure track position and are encouraged to apply. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must be submitted online here.

Applications should include a CV, teaching statement, research statement, three contacts for letters of recommendation. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 1, 2015. For questions please email

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.