Job Title: Moncrief Endowed Faculty in Data Science and Computational Science

Location of Position: Austin, Texas

Employing Institution: The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin

Description of Position: The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a distinguished investigator working at the interfaces of Data Science and Computational Science to fill a Moncrief endowed faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level. We are particularly interested in candidates who pursue the development and analysis of computational techniques for data science that are relevant to applications in science and engineering. The position comes with a competitive salary, and a generous endowment that provides both a substantial startup and continuing research funding.

The Oden Institute is an interdisciplinary research and education institute working to transform science, engineering, and medicine through computation. Oden Institute research is building the mathematical and statistical foundations for predictive science, data science, and machine learning; developing next-generation computational science on advanced computing platforms; and addressing grand challenges in science, engineering, and medicine through computational modeling, scalable algorithms, and high-performance computing. Full details of the Oden Institute are available at

The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants with an outstanding record of research accomplishments, publications, and external funding are encouraged to apply. Candidates are also expected to have a successful record of mentoring pre and postdoctoral researchers, strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching in computational science and engineering, as well as a commitment to professional service.

Application Procedure: 

Interested persons should submit the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including academic and professional experience and peer reviewed publications)
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement describing past contributions and plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service
  • Names and e-mail addresses of at least three references (references will not be contacted without prior permission from the candidate).

All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at Only complete applications will be considered and reviewed until the position is filled. The Oden Institute will contact applicants of interest for the next stage of the process.

Contact InformationPlease direct inquiries to Ms. Lorraine Sanchez at [email protected], or to Prof. Gunnar Martinsson at [email protected].