[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Faculty Positions at Wayne State University

Jing Hua jinghua at wayne.edu
Thu Jan 8 10:27:48 CET 2015


The Wayne State University Computer Science Department has two openings. The below is the job Ad. Even though it lists big data sciences and computational life sciences (e.g., bio/health/medical informatics), outstanding researchers in visualization and computer graphics (with potential applications in these areas) are very welcome to apply. The review of applications has not started yet. So applications submitted soon will still receive full consideration.

Best Regards,

Jing Hua
Professor of Computer Science
Wayne State University

Organization/Institution: Wayne State University 
Department: Department of Computer Science 

Applications are invited for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant/associate professor level beginning in Fall 2015. While candidates with research expertise in big data sciences, computational life sciences (e.g., bio/health/medical informatics), and cyber security will receive the strongest consideration, outstanding applicants in other areas (particularly in inter-disciplinary areas) will also be considered. Faculty candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field and to demonstrate potential for excellence in both research and teaching.  Salaries and startup package are highly competitive.
The Department of Computer Science has 21 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, with research strengths in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Computer Graphics and Visualization, Software Engineering, and Computer Systems. The research in the department is also highly interdisciplinary with active collaborations with faculty in medicine, engineering, and sciences and with local industry such as Ford. The Department has five NSF CAREER recipients, and an external funding of around $3M annually. The department currently has over 80 full-time Ph.D. students, along with 130 Master's students, and 380 undergraduate majors. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.cs.wayne.edu.

The Department of Computer Science is in the College of Engineering.  The College has an annual research expenditure of about $20M. Information about the College of Engineering can be found at http://engineering.wayne.edu. Wayne State University is a Carnegie Research Extensive University offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges, to more than 27,000 students. Wayne State has approximately $260M annual research expenditures and more than 11,000 graduate students. Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, has a key role in Michigan's University Research Corridor initiative (http://urcmich.org/) and is closely involved with TechTown, the area's business incubator (http://techtownwsu.org/).  
Within a 20-mile radius of Wayne State campus, you will find several Metro Detroit suburbs that are consistently ranked in top 100 in Money Magazine's Best Places to Live (also including a high school ranked in top 9 in the nation based on US News “2014 Best High Schools National Rankings”). 

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching, and curriculum vitae with the contact information of three references in a single PDF file. For full consideration, applications must be received by January 6, 2015. 

Apply online at jobs.wayne.edu (position number: 040637). Nominations and inquiries should be directed to Prof. Loren Schwiebert at loren at wayne.edu. 
Wayne State University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer.

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