Director of High-Performance Computing and Associate Professor of Data Science
Posting DetailsPosition Information Academic Home Department:Computer SciencePosting Job Title:Director of High-Performance Computing and Associate Professor of Data ScienceRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details Full Time Faculty Rank:Associate ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:computer science, data science, and high-performance computingAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:01/01/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:
Candidates must have an established and currently-funded program with clear potential for continuance as well as a proven track record of success in teaching, research, and service. Candidates will work with the HPC services within the Office of the Vice President for Research, work with KSU research faculty, graduate students, and other research computing personnel on the development and application of advanced HPC-enabled computational approaches to support a wide range of research activities. Solutions may include simulations, modeling, visual analytics, data analysis and other computation techniques for research problems in science, engineering and other disciplines in need of complex computational methods.
The department seeks candidates who strive for excellence in teaching and professional and scholarly achievements in the area of expertise. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of courses in computer science at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as develop new courses in areas of expertise. Service to the department or institution is required.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in computer science, data science, or a related field or its foreign equivalent, and experience teaching courses associated with data science and computer science.
Prior experience as an Assistant or Associate Professor in higher education.
For tenure consideration, the successful candidate must hold tenure and/or experience and achievement sufficient to qualify for tenure.
Dr. Chih-Cheng Hung
Search Committee Chair
Department of Computer Science
The College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE) is vibrant, growing, and aspirant with excellent research and teaching opportunities. Over 3000 undergraduate and over 600 graduate students study Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Game Design and Development, and Computer Science. Additionally, we contribute to multi-discipline programs in Cybersecurity, FinTech, and a Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science. CCSE plays a central role in advancing access and awareness of computing in local K12 schools and provides a strong connection to numerous industry and research partners seeking the best in faculty-led projects, student interns, upper-level capstone projects, and full-time alumni employees. The college supports a growing number of labs and research clusters of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students with particular strength in mixed reality (VR/AR), cybersecurity, software verification, requirements analysis, analytics, health informatics, machine vision, distributed computing, IoT, and machine learning, which significantly contributes to the research and R2 mission of KSU.
The Department of Computer Science (CS) cultivates success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. Our faculty take pride in our teaching and research excellence. Our emphasis is in providing academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student-centered faculty. CS offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computer Science with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,400 students. We also offer a Master of Science in Computer Science as well as graduate certificates that have over 200 students enrolled. CS contributes to a Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science which is an interdisciplinary degree between Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics Departments. The department has 35 faculty and is very collegial.Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.EEO Statement:
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Letter of Application
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
- List of Names and Contact Information of Three References