The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Data Science who will be responsible for research, teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses, and service beginning Fall 2024. The research focus for the faculty member in this position can approach data science from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives, including:

  • Developing and researching learning analytics systems at the K-12 or higher education level
  • Multimodal learning analytics
  • Using educational data mining methods to understand the use of adaptive learning technologies or intelligent tutoring systems
  • Using public internet data mining methods to pose and answer policy-relevant questions
  • Using machine learning and predictive analytics for assessment and evaluation
  • Considering and critiquing the “datafic(ation” of education and the use of machine learning and predictive analytics in educational contexts from philosophical, sociological, or other perspectives
  • Supporting teachers’ planning, teaching, and assessment with machine learning and artificial intelligence tools
  • Using advanced quantitative and/or computational methods to research teaching, learning, and educational systems
  • Data science education—designing and supporting data science curricula and technologies that support learners to do data science

The faculty members will contribute to the development of two new programs:

  •  Learning Analytics M.A. program
  • Educational Data Science Ph.D. program

The faculty members who will be hired may also teach courses in two existing programs:

  •  Evaluation, Statistics, and Methodology Ph.D. program
  • Educational Data Science Graduate Certificate program

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Learn more and find application instructions at the full announcement, here.