|CoE - Faculty Data Science (Asst. Prof/Assoc. Prof./Professor)|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/12/2021
Expire Date: 10/08/2022
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CoE - Faculty Data Science (Asst. Prof/Assoc. Prof./Professor)|
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University of Miami
Data Sciences and Engineering Faculty Search
The College of Engineering (CoE, https://www.coe.miami.edu/), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Industrial Engineering (IE), at the University of Miami (UM) invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. All levels (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) will be considered. Candidates are being targeted for a cluster of hires within the CoE in the area of Data Science. Based on the candidate's expertise, the position can belong to any department in CoE, with most likely appointments in ECE and IE. The faculty in these positions will receive tenure-track appointments in CoE and faculty appointments in the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC). IDSC is a newly created university research organization and rapidly growing its capacity. IDSC focuses on Enhancing the use of data and computational methods in existing disciplines at the University of Miami; defining new knowledge areas and disciplines that can take advantage of data and computation; and helping to educate the public at large about intelligent and responsible use of data by developing programs at all educational levels.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels and maintain an active research program. The successful candidate for a tenured faculty position should have a record of scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience and a sustained externally funded research program. All areas of research expertise that complement the existing research strengths in the department and the college will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with research in artificial intelligence and data analytics for acquiring, processing, and analyzing real-time, large-scale, and multi-model data and for supporting machine learning to convert data into actionable information and knowledge. Areas of interest include applied and theoretical innovations in real-time and distributed data management, analysis, and machine learning, interpretable machine learning, machine learning security and privacy, and machine learning fairness. Other areas including cybersecurity, cyber physical systems, autonomous vehicles, Internet of Things, and edge computing will also be considered.
The successful candidates should have an earned Ph.D. in a relevant engineering or science discipline. The selected candidate will be expected to teach classes at the undergraduate and graduate level. Senior faculty will be expected to play a leadership role within their Department, and to promote interdisciplinary research throughout the University in the field of data sciences and engineering.
The University of Miami is among the top tier higher education institutions in the U.S., known for its academic excellence and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through education, research, innovation, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes to making the U a great place to work. Located in the beautiful city of Coral Gables - a picturesque oasis in the heart of Miami-Dade County, with one of the largest and most pivotal coastal areas across the globe. Miami is now the eighth largest metro area in the United States and Florida is the third largest state. Thanks to zero state income taxes, cultural diversity, a tradition of entrepreneurship and a fine climate, Miami is attracting a massive influx of wealth and talent from around the world. Miami aims to become a leading global technology hub in life sciences, fintech, green technology, digital transformation and the internet of things. The College of Engineering at the University of Miami is excited to focus its research activities under strategically selected interdisciplinary thrusts. Significant growth in faculty and graduate students is expected over the years.
For full consideration, please upload one single file, max. 5MB with the following; 1) A cover letter of interest discussing your expertise and anticipated contributions at the University of Miami; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Research Statement; 4) Teaching Statements (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning) ; 5) Diversity and inclusion statement; and 6) Contact information, including email and phone numbers, for at least three references.
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Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be received until the positions are filled. We request that applications be submitted by November 15, 2021. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately, with hires expected to start as early as January 2022 or later. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jie Xu [ email@example.com ]
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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.
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