UVA has announced plans to establish a School of Data Science,
an effort made possible in part by the largest private gift in the
institution's 200-year history. The School of Data Science - UVA's
12th school and the first established since 2007 - will position
the University as a global leader in efforts to improve society
through teaching and research based on the powerful, emerging field
of data science. It builds on a foundation set in place at UVA by
the Data Science Institute (DSI), a pan-University institute
established in 2013 that grants graduate degrees and has a dual
mission in education and research.
The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invites
applications for a one-year postdoctoral appointment. We are
seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position
in statistical modeling. This position will work within the School
of Data Science and in collaboration with other units and
organizations across Grounds. The successful candidate will be
involved with the statistical capabilities within the School of
Data Science and beyond. There is a possibility of a teaching load
and expanded duties in subsequent years if the contract is
Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. in Data Science or related
field by the start date of the position.
This is a one year term limited position with the possibility of
renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance.
The Selected candidate will be required to complete a background
check prior to the first day of employment per University
PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your
Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for 'R0017206'.
Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume,
and contact information for three references (name, email address,
telephone number, address).
PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board
complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three references (name, email address,
telephone number, address).
Please note that ALL requested documents MUST be uploaded in the
Applications that do not contain all of the required documents
will not receive full consideration.
For additional information about the position, please contact
Phil Bourne at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about the application process, please contact
Rhiannon O'Coin at email@example.com)
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which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and
Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences
Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our
faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing
itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or
expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political
affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual
orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic