Assistant Professor of Computer Science with emphasis in Data Science and Machine Learning

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00468F
Posting Type
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science with emphasis in Data Science and Machine Learning
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department COMPUTER SCIENCE
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, starting August 2018. Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field, have a strong research record, and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching. We are especially interested in hiring a candidate with a research background in Data Science and Machine Learning.

A number of the Computer Science faculty are working in the data science and machine learning areas. The ideal candidate in Data Science and Machine Learning will complement and further strengthen our department’s research and education in Data Analytics, Data Intensive Computing, and Machine Learning.
The Department of Computer Science offers a certificate in Applied Data Science. Please see: http://www.cs.uga.edu/news-and-events/cs-undergraduate-certificate-applied-data-science.
This position offers a competitive salary and generous startup package.

Computer Science is a growing and congenial department of 27 faculty within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The department has 1065 undergraduate and over 175 graduate students and offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in CS. The teaching load allows for substantial concentration on research. In addition to the areas in which we are recruiting, our faculty cover a broad range of research interests, including brain mapping, distributed information systems, real-time systems, databases, vision and image processing, theory, algorithms, bioinformatics and bio-imaging, simulations, computational science, parallel and distributed computing, semantic web, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Please see http://www.cs.uga.edu for more information about the department and the university.

The University of Georgia (http://uga.edu/), founded in 1785, is the oldest land-grant university in the nation and the largest university in Georgia (exploregeorgia.com), with a student body of over 36,000. It is located in Athens (http://www.visitathensga.com/) a charming and historic university town of about 100,000, approximately 65 miles from Atlanta, with mild winters and warm summers. The University boasts a major Performing Arts Center and has one of the largest student athletic recreation facilities in the US. It has been consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

To apply, please go to http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2785

Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and short statements of research interests and teaching philosophy. Please provide contact information (email) for three references.

Review of candidates will begin on January 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EOO/AA institution, and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents