[Asis-l] Assistant Professor, Data Science at University of Arizona

Hong cui hong1.cui at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 18:09:56 EST 2015

Assistant Professor, Data Science

The University of Arizona and the School of Information seeks a
tenure-track Assistant Professor with a strong record of research in data
science or computational social science to begin in mid August, 2016.
Preference will be given to applicants with a research record focused on
health information, eHealth, health networks, environmental science,
astronomy, or scholarly work on business behavior and eCommerce. It is
expected that a successful applicant will have familiarity and experience
with the computationally intensive methods that are used in modern data
science, including, for example: data mining, information retrieval,
natural language processing, predictive analytics, machine learning,
visualization, and high-performance computing. This position will include
teaching responsibilities in data science or data enabled science at both
undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will have
ideally developed a strong track record of good teaching and academic
citizenry. Experience with
interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary funded grant teams is

Minimum Qualifications
*Earned PhD. or commensurate degree in Computer Science, Information
Science, Mathematics or relevant field.
*Demonstrated research and publication record or potential.
*Demonstrated technology expertise.
*Documented evidence of teaching ability.

The School of Information is an academic department and a professional
school in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University
of Arizona, Arizona’s only public land grant university. The School of
Information aims to inspire interdisciplinary understanding, diverse
interpretation, creation, and use of the emerging knowledge and information
environments of the 21st century through innovative instruction and
state-of-the-art technology. The School is a place for the
interdisciplinary study of information, broadly conceived, and is focused
on preparing students for living, thinking, and working in the digital age.
The School of Information offers six degree programs and four graduate
certificates. They are: PhD in Information, MS in Information, MA in
Library and Information Science, a BA in Information Science and eSociety,
a BS in Information Science and Technology and a BA in Information Science
and Arts.

At the University of Arizona and in the School of Information, we value our
inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and
perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving
complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We
translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have
experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and
constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and
experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome
alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans;
life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for
the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement
plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of
America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015
Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For
more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates
and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who
are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been
offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services
offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department
contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

To apply: follow the link http://uacareers.com:80/postings/6939
Position Open until filled.
Review Begins on: 02/09/2015.

Search Committee Chair: Martin Fricke (mfricke at email.arizona.edu)

Hong Cui, Ph.D <http://sirls.arizona.edu/hongcui>
Associate Professor, Information Technology
Director of Graduate Studies
School of Information <http://sirls.arizona.edu>
University of Arizona
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