Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computational Social Science
Location: Notre Dame, IN Open Date: Jul 16, 2019 Deadline:
Description:The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for an open rank faculty position in Computational Social Science. Home departments include Computer Science and Engineering, Sociology, Political Science, or other units in College of Arts and Letters with the opportunity for cross appointments with other colleges and departments. Applications at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor will be considered; exceptional candidates may be considered for appointment to a chaired professorship.
Notre Dame is supporting interdisciplinary efforts that integrate computer and data science with a variety of scholarly disciplines, including the social sciences, humanities, and creative arts. University-wide undergraduate minors in Computers and Digital Technologies and Data Science provide integrative opportunities across disciplines. This hire is intended to grow and, where appropriate, provide leadership and strategic direction to interdisciplinary research as well as foster growth in undergraduate opportunities.
The University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer; we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.
Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2019 and remain open until the position is filled.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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