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Assistant Professor -Computer Science and Engineering - Big Data

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F00014P
Position Title Assistant Professor -Computer Science and Engineering - Big Data
Department Computer Science and Engineer
Location Arlington
Job Family Faculty
Position Status Full-time
Rank Tenure-track
Work Hours
Open to External and Internal
FLSA Exempt
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

The Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for one tenure-track assistant professor position with a focus on big data, with a tentative date of starting employment in Fall 2017. This position is part of the College of Engineering’s search for 12 tenure-oriented faculty members in thematic areas which are research thrusts of UTA’s Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions | Global Impact: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, and Data-Driven Discovery. The key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment. Major emphasis will be on potential collaboration for research with faculty members from other departments across UTA and outside the University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct leading-edge research in the area of big data, with possible focus areas including large-scale data analytics, large-scale smart and autonomous systems, optimization, healthcare research regarding electronic medical records, and others. Develop externally funded research programs that result in publications in top-tier conferences and leading scholarly journals; supervise graduate and undergraduate students; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

Required Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. degree (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered) in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field. The candidate should have a strong background in an emerging research area related to big data. Candidates must also show a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 09/01/2017
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover/Interest Letter
  3. Statement of Research & Teaching
Optional Documents