Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Data Science and Analytics/AI Architecture Focus

  • University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering
  • Norman, OK, USA
  • Jan 29, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

The School of Computer Science in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks three tenure-track faculty positions. This position is in Data Science and Analytics, with a special focus on AI Architectures. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and service have prepared them to be integral contributors to the advancement of our inclusive and diverse communities for all three positions.

The Gallogly College of Engineering joins the University's commitment to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by embracing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University recognizes that fostering an inclusive environment for all, with particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations, is vital to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. This enhances the OU experience for all students, faculty, staff, and the communities we regularly engage with. Thus, we seek candidates who contribute to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of faculty responsibility, including the classroom, the academic community, and their professional commitments.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In Fall 2019, approximately 23% of OU's freshmen were first-generation students, 33% of all students belonged to a minority race/ethnicity, and 6% were international.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

We seek candidates whose research, teaching and service have prepared them to be integral contributors to the advancement of our inclusive and diverse communities for all the positions above. Candidates for all positions must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and be able to effectively conduct and lead research, form research collaborations, teach computer science courses at all levels, and advise M.S. and Ph.D. students in Computer Science. Candidates for this position must additionally be also able to advise graduate students in Data Science and Analytics.

Application Details

Application Materials Requested: Applications should be submitted online via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/82748. To apply, please submit the following materials to one or more based on your expertise and qualifications:

Each application must contain the following: 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a list of three people who can serve as references (with full mailing and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers), 4) brief (~2-3 pages each) statements of research, teaching, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 5) 2-3 papers that best represent research contributions and scholarship. The research statement should summarize your prior contributions to research and your goals for developing a research program at OU. The teaching statement should summarize past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, plans/goals for teaching at OU (including existing and proposed courses), and advising a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students. The diversity, equity, and inclusion statement should summarize your understanding and experience working with diverse communities and outline plans for contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts through research, teaching, and service.


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