|Position ID:||UL-CMIX-ASST [#8603, SC 10-16, 13-16, 14-16, 15-16]|
|Position Title:||Assistant Professors of Computing and Informatics|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Lafayette, Louisiana 70504, United States [map]|
|Subject Areas:||Computer Science|
|Appl Deadline:||2017/01/16 (posted 2016/11/18)|
|The School of Computing and Informatics (http://cmix.louisiana.edu/) at UL Lafayette currently has 28 faculty members with specialties in major branches of computer science, computer engineering, and information systems. The School offers B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Informatics respectively; and M.S. degrees in computer science and computer engineering, and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and computer engineering, in the Center of Advanced Computer Studies (CACS). CACS is the research arm of the School, and is one of the best-ranked research programs in the US. We are recruiting 4 tenure-track Assistant Professors this year.
The Computer Science Program currently has a student body of 444 students. In conjunction with an ABET accredited undergraduate curriculum, the program offers five concentrations in Video Game Design and Development, Information Technology, Scientific Computing, Computer Engineering, and Cognitive Science.
The Informatics Program currently has a student body of 190 students. In conjunction with an undergraduate curriculum, the program offers five concentrations in Business Informatics, Health Informatics, Systems Administration, Interactive Media Technology, and Individualization. The program also offers various informatics service courses for other academic units across campus.
Located midway between New Orleans and Houston, Lafayette is the heart of Louisiana's Acadian-Creole region. The city of over 122,000 is part of the Lafayette-Acadiana area with a total population of 550,000 is one of Louisiana's fastest-growing metropolitan. Lafayette serves as the base of Louisiana's offshore oil industry, as well as the financial, retail, and medical center for south-Central Louisiana.
The successful applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field by the time of appointment, possess a record of research excellence, demonstrate strong teaching commitments to graduate and undergraduate courses. While outstanding applicants in all pertinent areas of research will be considered, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in big data analytics, networking and networked systems, and health informatics.
The review process will begin on January 16, 2017 and continue until positions are filled.