The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member with research and teaching interests in the computational and/or statistical aspects of data science, broadly defined. This position in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Industrial and Systems Engineering is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in the fundamentals of data science at UW-Madison.
Three faculty positions will be hired in the cluster, which will build a world-class core of interdisciplinary strength in the mathematical, statistical, and algorithmic foundations of data science. The cluster hiring initiative involves the Departments of Computer Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mathematics (PVL 100739), and Statistics. It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing data science research programs at UW-Madison -- especially with the other faculty hired under this cluster program. Further information regarding this cluster initiative can be found at: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/.
Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and contributing to curriculum updates and innovations; supervising graduate student research and mentoring graduate students; developing and directing a strong, extramurally funded research program; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; and contribution to professional and public service.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, computer science, or closely related field, prior to start of appointment.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class research program in computational and/or statistical aspects of data science, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.
A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
A195000-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGR
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 17, 2020
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". A cover letter, names and contact information for three references, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) is required. The CV should include a complete list of publications, as well as research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Applications beyond the deadline may be considered until the position is filled.
The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
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