Computational Scientist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Oregon
Department Name: 
Computer and Information Science
City: 
Eugene
State/Province: 
Oregon
Zip/Postal: 
97403
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Oregon Computer and Information Science Department invites applications for a tenuretrack position of Assistant Professor in High-performance Data Science, to begin in fall 2018. We seek candidates specializing in data analytics, computational science, and/or AI applied to large scientific data, with a particular domain emphasis on Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, or Psychology. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance the department’s existing strengths in machine learning, deep learning, and data mining.

This search is part of a presidential initiative to establish excellence in data science at the University of Oregon (see https://provost.uoregon.edu/data-science), oriented toward solving significant problems in science and society. As part of this initiative, the university is building a cross-disciplinary curricular and research data science program, which is supported by the university’s recently launched High Performance Computing Research Core Facility – a supercomputing cluster with extensive computational and data storage capacity. There will also be opportunity to become involved with the university’s Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field in hand by time of appointment. Salary is competitive.

Candidates are asked to apply on line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10509 by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation by 15 January 2018, or until the position has been filled. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact faculty.search@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$90000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$100000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
9-month salary
Included Benefits: 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Prof J Sventek
Title: 
Head of Department
Institution/Company: 
University of Oregon
Department Name: 
Computer and Information Science
Street Line 1: 
1477 East 13th Avenue
City: 
Eugene
State/Province: 
Oregon
Zip/Postal Code: 
97403-1202
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
541-346-3473
Email: 
jsventek@uoregon.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
520644
Inquiries About Job
Email: 
jsventek@uoregon.edu