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Job Summary Augusta University (AU) is hiring 15-20 new faculty members for a transdisciplinary research initiative in the area of Healthy Longevity. This initiative builds upon existing strengths in Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Precision Medicine, Personalized Nutraceuticals, Neuroscience, and Inflammation.The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences (SCCS) will hire, as part of this initiative, faculty members with expertise in areas such as image processing, machine learning, data sciences, visualization, or others that have an application to the health domain. We are interested in applicants engaged in, or having strong potential of, interdisciplinary collaborations with health domain scientists. We welcome applications at all ranks. SCCS was founded in 2017 with the mission to provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art education, and research across its Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity disciplines, and with the vision of becoming a national leader in Cybersecurity. The School is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, as we are becoming a comprehensive research college, with national prominence, and a leader in cybersecurity education and research. The School offers Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, cyber operations and our newest undergraduate program is in cybersecurity engineering, the first of its kind in the state of Georgia. At the graduate level, we offer a Master of Science degree in Information Security Management as well as a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with a research thesis and course based options. Our newest graduate program, Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science has officially begun Fall 2021. Our enrollment is at an all-time high with over 700 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Augusta, Georgia is becoming a primary hub for cybersecurity in the United States, and the area is poised for explosive development. It is located at the center of a number of academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation’s cyber security, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency Georgia, the home of the United States Army Cyber Command, and the nearby Savannah River National Laboratory in South Carolina. The State of Georgia invested $100M in the Georgia Cyber Center at Augusta University, a 325,000-square-foot research and education facility which opened in 2018 and is home to the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related discipline at the time of appointment. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the potential for sustained research excellence as well as a commitment to quality in undergraduate and graduate education. The target appointment date is Fall 2022.To be considered as an applicant, candidates must apply via the Augusta University job board at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/
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Cover letter that includes a brief synopsis of applicant’s primary research areas, and the faculty rank in which you would like to be considered.Curriculum vitae including a list of publicationsStatement describing research accomplishments and future research plans, including existing and/or potential future health related collaborations. Diversity statement for teaching and student successDescription of teaching philosophy and experienceContact information for at least three referencesUnofficial transcript copies for all degrees (official transcripts will be requested upon successful completion of an on-campus interview)
The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. Shift/Salary Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.