Information and Computer Sciences Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Position ID:UHManoa-Information and Computer Sciences Department-APDS [#10192, 82787]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Data Science
Data Science / Machine Learning
Computational Science and Engineering / Modeling and Simulation
Appl Deadline:2017/12/30* finished (2017/10/17, finished 2018/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Computational- and Data-intensive Science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Information & Computer Sciences (ICS) Department ( Exceptional candidates at higher ranks may also be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should have a PhD (or about to submit) in Computer Science or related area with research and development experience in one or more of the following areas relevant to computational- and data-intensive science: Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Interactive Visual Analytics, Data Visualization, High Performance Computing and Networking, Scientific Workflows, and Cybersecurity.

Applicants should have an outstanding research record, an ability to lead a research program involving students and postdocs, and an ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should have poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience working on data-intensive or computational problems in collaboration with a domain-specific area in the natural sciences, social sciences, engineering, humanities, business or other discipline.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include undertaking a program of independent research, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and contributing to the academic and scientific life of the ICS Department and Data Science initiatives across campus. Responsibilities also include participation in University committees,helping to serve as academic advisor to students; and performing related tasks as assigned. Successful applicants will be expected to work in close collaboration with other disciplines, such as but not limited to: Astronomy, Geoscience, Biology, Medicine, Engineering, Humanities, and Business, to conduct research, develop applications, and teach courses on computational and data-intensive science methods for solving domain-specific problems.

To Apply:

The successful candidate will be expected to start in Fall 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications must be uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline (

Please include a curriculum vitae (including bibliography), names (and contact email) of three references, statements of research and teaching interests and plans, videos of work (as URLs if any) and funding history (if any). All materials should be received by December 30, 2017.

For Further Inquiries:

Please email Jason Leigh ( with any questions.

The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, National Guard participation, breastfeeding, and arrest/court record (except as permissible under State law).

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Information and Computer Sciences Department
1680 East-West Rd., POST 317
Hawaii 96822 USA

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