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Assistant or Associate Professor

School of Information, University of Arizona

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Trustworthy AI; Bias & Equity in Machine Learning
AOS categories Philosophy of Computing
Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Organization's reference number req17971
Location Tucson, Arizona, United States
Start date Fall 2024
Job description

The School of Information at the University of Arizona invites applications for multiple tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor positions to start in Fall 2024. We are looking for candidates with expertise in all areas of artificial intelligence.

We especially encourage applications from candidates with expertise including but not necessarily limited to the following areas:

  • Trustworthy artificial intelligence.
  • Bias and equity in machine learning.

The minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • A Ph.D. in information science, computer science, or a related discipline.
  • A productive and innovative research record with promising future directions.

The preferred qualifications for the position are:

  • Experience instructing, engaging, and mentoring students at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.
  • A record of outreach to and impact on schools, local communities, businesses, or other groups not often involved in information science.
  • Experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff from different disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.
  • Experience writing compelling proposals for external funding.

The School of Information is a standalone academic unit at the University of Arizona. School of Information faculty explore the intersections of people, data, and technology, with faculty focused on artificial intelligence and data science working side-by-side with those in focused on information behavior and societal change. The School of Information offers nine-degree programs, covering areas from machine learning to digital archive curation to game design, and including undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please visit http://talent.arizona.edu/.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
For full consideration, please submit the following items by December 1, 2023: CV, Cover Letter (preferred length: <1 page), Research Statement (preferred length: 1-2 pages), Teaching Statement (preferred length: 1-2 pages), & Reference List
Web address to apply https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/...
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2023, 11:59pm MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://ischool.arizona.edu/
Contact name Amy Gordon
Contact email
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Time created October 31, 2023, 7:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 27, 2024, 11:23pm MST
Last updated October 31, 2023, 7:36pm UTC
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The School of Information is not a philosophy department. Although there are multiple philosophy PhDs among our faculty, we also recruit PhDs in computer science, library science, etc.

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