Associate Professor in Data Analytics

The College of Liberal and Fine Arts at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for an Associate Professor position in data analytics to begin Fall 2018. All applicants must have a Ph.D. in a directly related social science discipline working with modern or ancient societies. Applicants must have an outstanding track record of scholarship, publications, and research funding in the areas of network analysis, social-ecological systems analysis, health data analytics, geospatial analysis, or big data analytics. Applicants must also demonstrate teaching excellence or effectiveness and a track record of service. Individuals who have a strong background in resilience, climate change adaptations, regime shifts, demography, health, geospatial analysis, socio or bio-statistics, computational anthropology, or big data analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. The position is part of a campus-wide, multidisciplinary initiative in the area of data analytics. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate on research and grant applications with faculty in other colleges or departments. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester in the candidate’s specialty area or home department, such as Anthropology, Communication, Geography, History, Psychology, or Sociology (including Public Health). Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; pursuing an active research and publishing agenda; securing extramural funding for research; and serving the University, profession, and community. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.

All information and materials associated with an application for this position must be submitted electronically through Keyword search for posting TT20170032P. Applicants should submit the following items electronically:

1. Letter of application that documents evidence of scholarly publications, funded research, teaching experiences, and qualifications for the position;
2. Current curriculum vita;
3. Copy of all graduate transcripts;
4. Three samples of written or published scholarly work;
5. Two representative samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant;
6. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction evaluation);
7. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references who are familiar with the applicant’s scholarship and/or teaching and can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. UTSA is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. The UTSA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.