[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Associate or Assistant Professor in Spatial Computing, NC State University Computer Science

Ben Watson bwatson at ncsu.edu
Fri Mar 15 21:43:39 CET 2013

The Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University
(NCSU) seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in Spatial Computing.
The Department is seeking a faculty member with a Ph.D. in computer science
or closely related field who will establish a vigorous research and
teaching program in spatial computing, which includes areas such as
location-aware mobile computing, spatial interaction and visualization, and
geospatial algorithms and data mining. He or she will have demonstrated a
commitment to interdisciplinary collaborative research with colleagues in
areas such as geosciences and analytics.  While the Department anticipates
hiring faculty at the Associate Professor level, candidates at the
Assistant Professor level with exceptional research and funding records are
also encouraged to apply.

The selected candidate will join two other new faculty hired across three
departments as part of the Geospatial
which in turn is part of the Chancellor’s Faculty
Excellence Program<http://provost.ncsu.edu/news/faculty-excellence-program-02-15-12.php>,
a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the
University’s 2011-2020 strategic plan, The Pathway to the

Successful candidates will have the following: experience conducting
innovative spatial computing work in a university, private sector,
government, or non-profit organization; an established track record of
success in funded research, publication and other measures of scholarly
impact; evidence of an ability to work with interdisciplinary collaborative
teams, including collaborations across the university, private, non-profit,
government, and education sectors; and a strong capacity to teach at both
undergraduate and graduate levels, including the capacity to mentor
doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  The positions will
remain open until suitable candidates are identified.  Applicants should
submit the following materials online at http://jobs.ncsu.edu (reference
position number 00103207) cover letter, curriculum vitae, research
statement, teaching statement, and names and complete contact information
of four references, including email addresses and phone numbers.
 Candidates can obtain additional information about the position at
http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/103207.  Additional information about the
Department of Computer Science and its research programs may be found at
http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/. Inquiries should be sent to
geospatial at csc.ncsu.edu.

North Carolina State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer.  In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons
without regard to sexual orientation.  Individuals with disabilities
desiring accommodations in the application process should call (919)
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