[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Faculty position at Vanderbilt University

Bobby Bodenheimer robert.e.bodenheimer at vanderbilt.edu
Wed Sep 21 22:41:27 CEST 2016

Visualization is an area of interest in our faculty search this year.

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY is seeking candidates for two tenured/tenure-track
(T/TK) faculty positions. Appointments at all ranks will be considered; we
prefer to fill at least one position at the assistant professor of computer
science rank. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the
undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop and grow vigorous programs
of externally funded research. Areas of focus for this search are: (1)
Assisted Surgery and Interventions.* We seek world-class expertise in
medical image and signal analysis, computer vision, and medical robotics.
The successful candidate will expand the CS curriculum in these areas and
have a strong interest in translational research, collaboration with the
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and will be expected to engage with
the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering (VISE:
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vise). VISE’s mission is the creation,
development, implementation, clinical evaluation and translation of
methods, devices, algorithms, and systems designed to facilitate surgical
and interventional processes and their outcome. (2) *Big Data/Data
Science/AI.* We seek world-class expertise in broadly defined areas of data
science, machine learning, data mining, visualization, computer vision,
and/or artificial intelligence. The Vanderbilt CS program provides a
unique, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research environment. New
trans-institutional programs are creating opportunities for research on
issues of broad significance that create and extend collaborations across
multiple fields.

            Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally renowned
research university located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. The School of
Engineering is on a strong upward trajectory in national and international
stature and prominence, and is undergoing a significant expansion in
faculty size. In the 2015 rankings of graduate engineering programs by *U.S.
News & World Report*, the School ranks third among programs with fewer than
100 faculty members. 5-year average T/TK faculty funding in the EECS
Department is nearly $1M per year. All junior faculty members hired during
the past 15 years have received prestigious young investigator awards, such

Vanderbilt University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer
that aspires to become a leader among peer institutions in making
meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of
women and members of under-represented minority groups. Applications should
be submitted on-line at: *https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7736*
<https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7736>. For more information,
please visit our web site: *http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/eecs
<http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/eecs>*. Applications will be reviewed on
a rolling basis beginning November 1, 2016 with telephone interviews
beginning December 1, 2016.  The final application deadline is January 15,
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