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[Computational-biology] Faculty Positions in Big Data Systems

Jingrui He via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by jingrui.he from gmail.com)
Sat Oct 11 01:56:37 EST 2014


  Fulton Schools of Engineering
  Arizona State University

The Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University
(ASU) seek applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in
Big Data Systems. Areas of interest include: high performance and
trusted systems for management, analytics, mining, and visualization
of massive data sets.  Candidates with application interest in one or
more of our key research thrust areas of Health, Energy,
Sustainability, Security or Education are particularly encouraged to

The data management, analytics, and assurance group in the School of
Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE)
includes faculty working on a variety of topics including data mining
and machine learning, statistical analysis, multimedia, visualization,
data storage, query processing, and security. Extensive collaborations
exist across the university, including BioDesign Institute, Global
Institute of Sustainability, and Institute of Humanities Research. The
current openings are intended to broaden this expertise and expand

The successful candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. or equivalent in
computer science, industrial engineering, statistics or related
field. Required qualifications also include demonstrated evidence of
excellence in research and teaching as appropriate to the candidate’s
rank. Desired qualifications include a record of acquiring external
funding and publication in top-tier journals/conferences with
real-world impact and a commitment to a trans-disciplinary approach to
research and teaching.

Faculty members are expected to develop an
internationally recognized and externally funded research program,
adopt innovative educational practices in graduate and undergraduate
education, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses,
advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake
service activities.

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor
rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments,
starting August 2015. Although appointments may be in any of Fulton
Engineering’s six schools, the Computer Science and Industrial
Engineering programs are currently the most involved in big data.

Current information regarding these positions and instructions for
applying are available at http://engineering.asu.edu/hiring/. Review
of applications will begin November 15, 2014; if not filled, reviews
will occur on the 1st and 15th of every month thereafter until the
search is closed. To apply, please submit as a single PDF file a
current CV, statements describing research and teaching interests and
contact information for three references to bigdata.faculty from asu.edu
For further information or questions about this position please
contact the search committee chair Professor Ross Maciejewski at
rmacieje from asu.edu

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD
401) at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and the Title
IX statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

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