Computer Science: Computer Systems, Computer Science: Data Structures, Computer Science: Information Systems
The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany is seeking applicants for an Associate Professor position in the field of data analytics. A successful candidate is expected to have a publication record using data analytic methods to answer basic or applied social questions, a track record of external funding and plans for future funding and research. Experience in developing or managing an academic program or collaboration effort is also desired. The candidate’s focus within data analytics is open, but may include: Bayesian methodologies, machine/statistical learning, geospatial prediction, causal inference, network analysis, data visualization, mathematical modeling and simulation, or related techniques. We also seek experience creating an inclusive research, teaching, and mentoring environment for students from varied backgrounds in our Informatics BS core curriculum and within the Data Analytics concentration, our Information Science MS concentration in Data Analytics and our Information Science PhD. The successful candidate is expected to: teach existing undergraduate and graduate classes at a variety of levels that span both theoretical and applied data analytics; to develop new courses; and to assist in strengthening the data analytics curriculum across all areas of the college.
As the first college of its kind in the nation, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is growing rapidly as it has recently established both undergraduate and graduate academic programs in emergency preparedness, homeland security, cybersecurity, informatics, and information science. The mission of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity (CEHC) is to make a difference by providing high quality academic programs, blending an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial spirit, fostering enthusiasm for learning and teaching, promoting operational application of knowledge, and leading cutting-edge research initiatives that bring together people, technology, and knowledge to address the challenges of the 21st century.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in an appropriate field such as data analytics, informatics, information studies, information science, computer science, or allied field from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
A research and publication record appropriate for tenure at the Associate level at a research-intensive University.
The applicant must be able to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to the core curriculum in the undergraduate Informatics major and minor as well as the Information Science graduate programs.
Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.