Two Tenure-track Northwestern Mutual Assistant Professors
September 13, 2018
Employment Status: Full Time
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Math/Stats/Computer Sci
Position Overview :
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science of Marquette University invites applications for two tenure-track Northwestern Mutual Assistant Professor positions in computer science to begin in August 2019 within the new Department of Computer Science (on track to launch in Fall 2019).
The Department seeks individuals with a doctorate by the time of appointment in computer science or a closely related field, whose area of expertise addresses one of the many facets of the broadly defined areas in data science and big data. Examples include data-focused research in machine learning, computational biology/bioinformatics, data science foundations/algorithms, security, visualization, human computer interaction, cloud computing, and mHealth/global health. Candidates with research in other areas with similar data science emphasis will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Exceptional candidates with research interests in other areas related to computer science will also be considered.
Preference will be given to applicants whose strong research record demonstrates potential for establishing an externally funded research program, and who can contribute to the proposed Ph.D. program in Computer Science and the current Ph.D. program in Computational Sciences. Furthermore, candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach at the undergraduate and the graduate levels, and have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
The Department highly regards and encourages interdisciplinary research in both academia and industry. Marquette University has experienced significant growth in Computer Science, Data Science, and affiliated areas. Marquette has recently partnered with Northwestern Mutual on a $40 million venture to establish the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. This venture will provide research opportunities for existing and new faculty members. For more information about the current Department and its programs, see http://www.marquette.edu/mscs/.
Marquette, an EOE that values diversity, is a Catholic Jesuit university routinely listed among the country's top universities renowned for academic rigor, innovation and achievements of its community of scholars. Across 10 colleges, Marquette offers a choice of 82 undergraduate majors, 78 minors, 65 doctoral and master's degrees, and 21 graduate certificate programs. More information is available at http://www.marquette.edu. We seek candidates who can contribute to the university mission, which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.php. Candidates from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct research, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and perform service to the department, university and the profession.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
ABD may be considered.
Special Instructions to Applicants :
All applications for this position must be received through Marquette's electronic recruiting system http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/10165 . (No application accepted via postage mail.)
In addition to a cover letter (that includes a description of the candidate’s fit within the department) and current curriculum vitae, applicants should attach:
a statement of research interests and any relevant collaborative experiences,
a statement of teaching philosophy,
an unofficial copy of their doctoral transcripts.
Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Department’s email address “email@example.com”.
Formal review of applicants will begin on November 2, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled with an outstanding candidate.
Internal Number: 10165
About Marquette University
Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, WI, that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it.