Assistant Professor - Data Systems and Infrastructure (HDSI)
University of California, San Diego
Location: La Jolla, California
Internal Number: 2668659
Assistant Professor - Data Systems and Infrastructure (HDSI)
University of California San Diego
Application Window Open date: November 24th, 2021
Next review date: Monday, Dec 27, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Position description The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position for primary appointment at the Halcolu Data Science Institute. The appointment will be at the Assistant level. Successful appointees will have a track record of scientific accomplishments, excellence in teaching, a commitment to university service and a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university. The University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.
We study principles, techniques, and tools for acquiring, managing, and analyzing large and complex datasets throughout their whole lifecycle. We build and deploy software systems and software-hardware integrated systems to aid data-driven decision making and responsible data science in both the digital and the physical worlds.
Search Focus: We seek faculty candidates with background and experience in building and studying systems and infrastructure for data science, including architectural design, software systems, and software-hardware integrated systems. Four specific areas of focus include:
Systems for ML / AI / data mining; distributed data systems; cluster / cloud computing
Security for data / ML / AI applications
Data visualization and Statistical visualization
Cyber-physical systems, Human-cyber-physical systems, and IoT applications
Candidates with a track record of building tools and artifacts, as well as demonstrated impact on major data science application domains such as healthcare, robotics, natural sciences, social sciences, etc. are especially encouraged to apply.
This position requires teaching of university student and a PhD or Advancement to Candidacy is required at time of application.
Courses expected for teaching include (but not limited to) topics such as scalable analytics systems, data visualization, ML security, and/or signal processing for data analysis. In addition, all formally appointed faculty in HDSI are expected to participate in mentoring undergraduate students' year-long capstone projects.
We also welcome candidates interested in a primarily teaching position under this search theme. If you are also interested in a career advancing as tenure-track teaching faculty, please consider also applying to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03011
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light. QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application) PhD or Advancement to Candidacy at time of application. Preferred qualifications We are looking for applicants with outstanding research credentials. Successful applicants are expected to lead a vigorous research program and will be required to teach university students. We are particularly seeking faculty passionate about working with graduate students and training the next generation of researchers. HDSI is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, successful candidates for this position will have potential or demonstrated contributions to a climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. Application RequirementsDocument requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light. (Optional)
3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link:https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03010 Help contact:[email protected] Campus Information The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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