Assistant Professor in Machine Learning
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January 20

The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Machine Learning. This hire will be an integral part of UNT’s new interdisciplinary research cluster, Knowledge Discovery from Digital Information.

University of North Texas

Knowledge Discovery from Digital Information Research


Assistant Professor

Machine Learning

The University of North Texas (UNT:

) has embarked on a major, multi-year initiative (

) to hire new faculty and make infrastructure improvements to enhance and expand research. In this context, UNT invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of Machine Learning. This hire will be an integral part of UNT’s new interdisciplinary research cluster, Knowledge Discovery from Digital Information (KDDI,

), which is a collaborative initiative of the College of Engineering, the College of Information, and UNT Libraries (

). The person in this new position will develop synergies with KDDI participants and others to further strengthen existing core cluster emphases in: 1) data mining and natural language processing; 2) digital curation and information retrieval; and 3) image, audio, and video processing.

Rank and Salary

The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Salaries, benefits, and teaching loads are commensurate with a major research university.


Responsibilities of this position include leading a successful research program, developing scholarship, attracting extramural funding, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses.


The position requires an earned doctorate (by time of appointment) in Computer Science, Information Science, or a closely related field. The person to be hired must have a record of research and scholarly output. Preference will be given to candidates who have a successful record of research funding, and a record of interdisciplinary activities.

Application Procedure

Applicants must submit their application materials online at

. Search for id 6000601 to locate the position. References will be requested at a later date. Submit nominations and questions regarding the positions to search committee co-chairs Rada Mihalcea (rada at and William Moen (william.moen at

Application Deadline

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

The University

The University of North Texas is a student-focused public research university and the flagship of the UNT System offering 97 bachelor's, 88 master's and 40 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With about 36,000 students, UNT is the nation's 33rd largest university. UNT is the leading university in the North Texas region and an important driver for the country’s sixth largest economy

Known for its comprehensiveness, UNT is a diverse institution that is furthering its impact in science, engineering and nanotechnology while building on its foundation in the arts, education and business. As a university at the forefront of change, UNT provides a broad-based, student-focused education powered by award-winning faculty who unleash students’ potential and advisors and mentors who help guide and keep them on track in earning their degrees.

The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.

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