The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields.
The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.
Job Description: Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer and Information Science (CIS)
The CIS Department at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions in all areas of computer science, with special emphasis on cybersecurity, computer systems, and data science. The expected starting date is September 1st, 2017. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer competitive salaries and start-up packages.
The CIS Department offers several BS and MS degrees, and participates in several interdisciplinary degree programs, including a Ph.D. program in information systems engineering. A departmental Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science is currently under development, with a projected starting date of September 2017. The current research areas in the department include artificial intelligence, complex systems, computational game theory, computer graphics, data management, game design, graphical models, machine learning, multimedia, natural language processing, networking, security, wearable sensing and health informatics, and software engineering. These areas of research are supported by several established labs and many of these areas are currently funded by federal agencies and industries.
Qualified candidates must have, or expect to have, a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment and will be expected to do scholarly and sponsored research, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates for this position must have earned a PhD degree by September 1, 2017. Candidates at the associate professor rank should already have an established funded research program.
Applications should be submitted through the following portals:
Other CIS fields: apply.interfolio.com/38476
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are appointed. Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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