[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Tenure Track Faculty Position in Data Science and Data Visualization -- University of Iowa

Dr. L. Miguel Encarnacao lme at computer.org
Thu Dec 19 00:16:37 CET 2013

Pending final budget approval, the Computer Science Department seeks three
tenure-track faculty at the level of assistant professor starting August of
2014 as part of a new institution-wide initiative in informatics. The new
initiative is intended to strengthen expertise and infrastructure in
informatics, more specifically, data analytics, systems software, machine
learning, theory and algorithms, embedded systems, networks and smart
sensors, computer graphics and visualization as well as areas that bridge
core informatics to other disciplines. Areas of particular interest in this
first round of hiring include i) machine learning, *ii) data science and
visualization*, and iii) device and network centric software. Applications
received by January 1, 2014, are assured of full consideration.

*Education Requirement:*

Candidates must hold a PhD in computer science, informatics, or a closely
related discipline. Appointments will be made within the Computer Science
Department, which offers BA, BS, MCS, and PhD degrees in computer science,
and BA and BS degrees in Informatics.

*Required Qualifications:*

Duties include conducting externally funded research in the candidate's
area of expertise, teaching undergraduate and graduate computer science
and/or informatics courses, supervising graduate student research, and
making service contributions to the Department, the College, the
University, and the discipline. Successful candidates must demonstrate
potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a
major research university, and will be expected to participate in
collaborative research as part of the interdisciplinary informatics

*Desirable Qualifications:*

Demonstrated interest in solving interdisciplinary problems, the ability to
work with interdisciplinary teams, and prior teaching experience.

Both the Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are
strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of
the University, College, and Department reflect this commitment. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply. Applications should contain a CV,
research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation.
Apply online at http://vinci.cs.uiowa.edu/recruit

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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