Requisition Number: 0905219
Department: 19140000-EG-COMPUTER / INFO SCI & ENG
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: The Department of CISE in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Associate and Full Professor in the major thrust areas of "Big Data," "Personalized Learning" and "Social Networks Analysis." The ideal candidate will take innovative approaches to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and teaching. The following are the major thrust areas: Social Networks Analysis: UF seeks to hire researchers that can advance social networks research both in depth and breadth, synergizing with three institutes: (1) Big Data and the Informatics Institute; (2) Quantitative Social Sciences; and (3) Mathematical Modeling of Disease Transmission and Viral Marketing. Areas of specific interest include but are not limited to social media analysis, crowdsourcing, recommender systems, information diffusion, privacy, security and data mining in social networks. Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD degree in computer science or in a closely related discipline and should have demonstrated potential in research, funding, scholarship and teaching. Applications for positions that will commence in fall 2014 are now being considered. The application should include a cover letter, detailed vitae, statement of research interest, and a list of references. Submit applications or questions to: Social Networks Analysis: firstname.lastname@example.org; The CISE Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs with an enrollment of about 770 full-time undergraduate students and nearly 500 graduate students of which 125 are PhD students. The CISE Department has 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with several IEEE, ACM, AAAS, and SCS Fellows, and one member of the European Academy of Sciences. The Department also has 12 NSF Career Award winners and 2 YIP Award winners. The Department has an endowment of $3 million from Harris Corporation for promoting innovation in Computer Science and Engineering. The Department's current external research expenditures exceed $5 million annually. Areas of research strength in the Department include: Applied Algorithms & Parallel Computing, Databases, Computer Vision and Machine Learning, Wireless Communications & Networking, and Graphics & Human Computer Interface. The Department has additional emerging areas of strength in cybersecurity, and big data and bio-informatics. For more information about the CISE Department and the College of Engineering, please visit www.cise.ufl.edu and www.eng.ufl.edu, respectively. University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths ; and a major component of its excellence - that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree in Engineering or related field required.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http:..www.naces.org/.