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Join our team at the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences

We are glad you are considering a role at our innovative new school at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Faculty and staff of the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) will conduct transformative research, educate leaders and critical thinkers, and create opportunities for innovation, with the goal of tackling societal issues.

The School

Leading the computing revolution

The School will operate within UW–Madison’s largest and most diverse college, the College of Letters & Science, combining existing departments: Computer Sciences, Statistics, and the Information School. CDIS education and research will improve the lives of citizens of the state of Wisconsin, the region, and the world.

Our Vision

  • Produce transformative, world-leading research
  • Educate responsible leaders, critical thinkers, and creative innovators
  • Create knowledge and contribute to the public good

Our Mission

  • Excel with core research and curricula
  • Enhance computing, data, and information literacy across and outside of campus
  • Enrich civil society through our research, teaching, and outreach

Our Values

  • Diverse ideas, experiences and backgrounds are essential to innovation and leadership
  • We seek candidates from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds

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The University

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Be part of a strong research community

UW–Madison is a research powerhouse, reporting more than $1.2 billion in annual research expenditures, placing it among the top 10 in the nation among universities for volume of research. UW–Madison graduates more than 800 PhD students annually.

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Unparalleled faculty support

At UW–Madison you’ll find unparalleled support in the form of start-up packages, research facilities, and opportunities to collaborate with some of the brightest graduate student minds around.

Research & Graduate Education

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The Wisconsin Idea

Service is who we are and what we do. UW–Madison’s longest and proudest tradition remains the Wisconsin Idea, the principle that the university should improve people’s lives beyond the classroom.

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A place for creative thinkers

UW–Madison supports its most creative thinkers through a network of campus partners who provide advice, guidance, and resources for aspiring entrepreneurs and problem solvers at any stage of the innovation process.

Innovation at the UW

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