Georgia State University, Institute for Insight

Position ID:Georgia State University-Institute for Insight-DATASCIENCE [#18055]
Position Title: Tenure Track Faculty in Data Science and Analytics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30058, United States
Subject Areas: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2021/05/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/02/01, finished 2021/10/13, listed until 2021/08/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Institute for Insight at Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for one tenure track faculty in data science and analytics at the assistant professor level, effective Fall 2021 or earlier. We seek applicants with research interests in the use of natural language processing, machine learning, deep learning, image analytics, and related fields and a keen interest in large scale application of A.I. tools to address business problems.

Applicants should have expertise in supporting the RCB’s strategic goal of becoming one of the leading business schools at the forefront of transforming business education and research through data science and A.I. Successful candidates will contribute toward the college’s multi-year and multi-disciplinary strategy for developing a significant data science and analytics research program with strong industry links, including, but not limited to, work with the Institute’s labs and applied research projects.

Minimum requirements are an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, or related fields from an accredited university or international equivalent, and a robust research program in data science and analytics. Successful candidates will have a strong trajectory of future publications in widely regarded premier journals in business and related disciplines. Ideal candidates will also have teaching capabilities to teach courses in the College’s M.S. in Data Science and Analytics, the college’s Ph.D. program, and in other related programs. Candidates will have the opportunities to interact with different companies in the metro Atlanta area.

The successful candidate’s tenure home will be in the Institute for Insight. Established in 2015, the Institute pursues new interdisciplinary research areas investigating how the computing and digital capabilities of the future can transform business and society. By bringing its core computer science, statistics, and engineering faculty researchers together with management, legal, and social science scholars, the Institute seeks to be a trusted resource assisting strategic partners creatively designing implementable strategies that solve real-world challenges and drive positive business valuation. Opportunities for conducting research are excellent with similarly interested faculty colleagues across the college and university in areas such as law, economics, finance, marketing, risk management, and health care, along with researchers across the college and university associated with our innovation labs in FinTech and Blockchain, Legal Analytics, Social Media Intelligence, Supply Chain, and Healthcare Analytics. Faculty, research scientists, and other affiliated members in these labs work closely with business partners on applied innovation research. More information about the Institute is available at and about the M.S. in data science and analytics program at

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. With more than 8,000 students, RCB is one of the country's largest and most diverse business schools. The college houses the Department of Computer Information Systems and Department of Risk Management and Insurance, both of which have top-10 rankings, and Robinson’s Marketing Department ranks 4th in Modeling and Quantitative Analysis in scholarly research productivity. Robinson has active research programs in the management of information technology, predictive risk analytics, marketing analytics, and health IT and analytics relevant to this position. The RCB is among the first U.S. business schools to operate a FinTech Laboratory. Further, the RCB is the host institution for the University System of Georgia’s FinTech Academy, which brings together the burgeoning Georgia FinTech business community with academic institutions to develop future leaders in the sector through innovative educational programs. The college values its commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate, MBA, M.S., and Ph.D. levels. Salary level, course load and additional research support are competitive at the national level.


Further information about the RCB is online at Applicants wishing to apply should register with (registration is free) and upload their curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, recent publications or working papers, evidence of teaching performance, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to submit their materials via the online system. For any questions related to the position, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Charlotte Alexander.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants will be reviewed until positions are filled. Positions are contingent on University budget approval.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background report.

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