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Faculty Position at Computer Science @ Wayne State University

 

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Organization/Institution: Wayne State University 
Department: Department of Computer Science 
Posted: October 2013

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the
assistant/associate professor level beginning in Fall 2014. Candidates are
expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field and
to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research.
Candidates with research expertise in Big Data will receive the strongest
consideration. Excellent candidates in other areas will also be considered.

The Department of Computer Science has 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty
members, with research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence,
Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Graphics and Visualization, Software
Engineering, and Computer Systems. The research in the department is also
highly interdisciplinary with active collaborations with faculty in
medicine, engineering, and sciences. The Department has six NSF CAREER
recipients, and an external funding exceeding $6M annually. The department
currently has over 80 full-time Ph.D. students, along with 100 Master's
students, and 380 undergraduate majors. Further information about the
department can be found at http://www.cs.wayne.edu.

The Department of Computer Science is in the College of Engineering.  The
College has an annual research expenditure of about $20M. Information about
the College of Engineering can be found at http://engineering.wayne.edu.
Wayne State University is a Carnegie Research Extensive University offering
more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges, to more
than 32,000 students. Wayne State has approximately $260M annual research
expenditures and more than 11,000 graduate students. Wayne State University,
in partnership with the University of Michigan and Michigan State
University, has a key role in Michigan's University Research Corridor
initiative (http://urcmich.org/) and is closely involved with TechTown, the
area's business incubator (http://techtownwsu.org/).  In addition, within a
20-mile radius of Wayne State campus, several Metro Detroit suburbs are
consistently ranked in top 100 in Money Magazine's Best Places to Live
(http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/best-places/2012/states/MI.html).

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching,
and curriculum vitae with the contact information of three references in a
single PDF file. For full consideration, applications must be received by
January 10, 2014. 
Apply online at jobs.wayne.edu (position number: 039814). Nominations and
inquiries should be directed to Prof. Jing Hua, the Chair of Search
Committee, at jinghua@wayne.edu
Wayne State University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal
opportunity employer.
 
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