[Ieee_vis_open_positions] a cluster of open tenure track positions at the University of Calgary

Sheelagh Carpendale sheelagh at ucalgary.ca
Fri Dec 13 05:48:21 CET 2013

We have a cluster of open tenure track positions at the University of 
Calgary. Details of the individual positions can be found here.

The over-all job ad is as follows:


*Tenure-Track Positions *

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary seeks 
outstanding candidates for the following four tenure-track faculty 

. Assistant Professor in Imaging/Visualization

. Assistant Professor in Secure Health Informatics

. Canada Research Chair Tier II in Big Data -- Assistant or Associate 

. Canada Research Chair Tier II in Visual Analytics -- Assistant or 
Associate Professor

In each case, the successful candidate is expected to establish an 
independent research program aligned with the University of Calgary's 
Eyes High vision, and to provide high-quality teaching at both the 
graduate and undergraduate levels. He/she will actively recruit and 
supervise graduate students. Peer-reviewed external funding is expected 
to be obtained and sustained. Industrial partnerships are also 
encouraged, as appropriate.

Recently ranked #1 among young universities in Canada, the University of 
Calgary has significant ongoing research activities in fundamental and 
applied analytics. Information visualization, human-computer 
interaction, and software engineering of analytics applications are key 
current strengths, leading to close interactions with experts from a 
wide variety of application domains. Cross-disciplinary teams are 
tackling analytics challenges in energy, health informatics, life 
sciences, sustainability, and a broad spectrum of other areas. Analytics 
and visualization have been identified as core platform technologies by 
the University of Calgary, leading to substantial new investments in 
these and related research areas.

The Department of Computer Science is one of Canada's leaders, with 
demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. It has large 
undergraduate and graduate programs, state-of-the-art computing 
facilities, and successful multi-disciplinary linkages. Calgary is a 
multi-cultural city that is the fastest growing city in Canada. Calgary 
enjoys a moderate climate located beside the natural beauty of the Rocky 
Mountains. Further information on these positions is available at 
http://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca .

Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their 
research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least 3 
references via email to search at cpsc.ucalgary.ca, or physical mail to:

Dr. Carey Williamson, Head

Department of Computer Science

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

T2N 1N4

Review of applications will commence *December 15, 2013 *and continue 
until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged 
to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given 
priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and 
encourages diversity.

To see all University of Calgary academic positions, please visit 

Sheelagh Carpendale
CRC: Information Visualization
IRC: Interactive Technologies

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