[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Faculty positions at Wright State University

Thomas Wischgoll thomas.wischgoll at wright.edu
Tue Nov 27 17:30:22 CET 2012

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Wright State
University seeks applicants for up to two positions at assistant,
associate, or full rank with rank and tenure status appropriate to
qualifications and experience.  Candidates for these positions are
expected to have an earned Ph.D. in computer science, computer
engineering or a closely related field anticipated by the start date
with outstanding academic credentials.  Candidates applying for a
position at the rank of assistant professor must clearly demonstrate the
potential to develop a vibrant funded research program that engages
graduate students and produces peer reviewed publications while
candidates for the rank of associate/full professor must have an
outstanding record of funded research and scholarly publications.  In
addition, candidates must possess excellent communication skills and a
commitment to engage in both undergraduate and graduate education.

For one of the positions the departments seeks a faculty member
specializing in cyber security including areas such as software
security; trustworthy systems; information assurance, security and
privacy; mobile and embedded security; computer forensics; and security
tools and visualization.  Outstanding applicants with a high potential
for contributing to the department?s newly developed Master program in
Cyber Security are strongly encouraged to apply.

For the other position, the department seeks faculty specializing in Big
Data research.  Particular areas of interest include, but are not
limited to, data management and lifecycle, data analytics, data
visualization, data fusion and integration, semantics and ontologies,
social and sensor Web, biomedical and health informatics.  Outstanding
applicants with a high potential for collaborations with existing
strengths of the department and the Kno.e.sis Center
(http://knoesis.wright.edu) are particularly welcome to apply.
Outstanding applicants specializing in other emerging research areas are
also welcome to apply.

The Department has 26 faculty members, more than 500 undergraduate, 75
M.S. and 40 Ph.D. students and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both
in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and an M.S. in Cyber
Security. Information about the Department can be found at: 
http://www.cs.wright.edu/cse/.  The Department is located in the Russ
Engineering Center and Joshi Research Center, which includes the
Kno.e.sis Center and the Appenzeller Visualization Laboratory.  The
Department is one of four departments in the College of Engineering and
Computer Science, which houses 4 out of 7 of Wright State?s University
System of Ohio Centers of Excellence
Wright State University, an institution of nearly 19,000 students, is
located on a spacious campus within a growing suburban community.  A
variety of affordable and pleasant living environments with schools and
parks attractive to professionals are conveniently located close to
campus.  Wright State University is surrounded by industry leaders
including Lexis-Nexis, Reynolds & Reynolds, CSC, Ball Aerospace,
Northrop Grumman, Teradata, and SAIC. Wright State is also located
adjacent to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, which houses the
headquarters of the Air Force Research Laboratory.  The university is
committed to industrial and government partnerships for research and
economic development ventures and has a strong institutional commitment
to underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and
veterans. Applicants should provide a brief statement of their research,
teaching interests, and professional goals. The application should
include a cover letter indicating the rank desired and a complete vita
with the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at
least four references.  Applications and supporting information for the 
Big Data area is completed on-line at:
https://jobs.wright.edu/postings/5916  and applications for Cyber
Security area is completed on-line at:

Consideration of candidates begins January 1, 2013 and continues until
the positions are closed or filled.  Salaries and resources are
competitive and based on rank.   For details and additional information,
you may contact Prof. Mateen Rizki, Chair, at mateen.rizki at wright.edu,
or Prof. Thomas Wischgoll (for the cyber security search) at
thomas.wischgoll at wright.edu, or Prof. Pascal Hitzler (for the Big Data
search) at pascal.hitzler at wright.edu.

Wright State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Thomas Wischgoll
Director of Visualization Research
Associate Professor for Computer Science and Engineering
Wright State University
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