Koç University, Media and Visual Arts

Position ID:KU-MAVA-ANYRANK1 [#15515]
Position Title: Full Time Faculty Position in Computational Social Sciences/Data Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Areas: Big Data Analytics
Data Science / Big Data, Computational Biology, Computational Medicine, Computational Neuroscience, Computational Social Science, data analytics, Data Science, Data Science and Information Technology, DS, Large Scale Optimization, Machine Learning, Signal Processing
Machine Learning / Data Science, Information Theory, Large Scale Optimization, Machine Learning, Signal Processing
Computer Science / All areas
Artificial Intelligence
Appl Deadline:2019/12/23 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/18, finished 2020/06/28, listed until 2019/12/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Koç University, Department of Media and Visual Arts (MAVA) invites applications for full-time faculty positions of any rank (beginning September 2020) from scholars specializing in computational social sciences or data science. Areas of expertise include critical data studies, social media research, natural language processing. 
The ideal candidate should have applied experience in programming languages such as Laravel, Python, R. Prior experience of participation in interdisciplinary projects focusing on communication processes, critical algorithm studies, culture industries, and emerging media/ Related areas are also desirable. Awareness of and scholarly investment in how identity and social inequalities intersect with algorithms and big data is necessary.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses and is expected to have an active research agenda. At the time of employment, candidates should have a PhD. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose research agenda is interdisciplinary. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Koç University is a foundation-funded, non-profit institution located in Istanbul, Turkey. The university is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching. The medium of instruction is English. MAVA at Koç University offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes media studies, communications theory, media/arts management, film, production, visual and interaction design.  
Applicants can submit applications electronically via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15515

Deadline for submission of applications is 23 December 2019

·      Cover letter summarizing research and teaching approach and goals
·      Curriculum Vitae
·      Three reference letters

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:
Koç Üniversitesi
Rumelifeneri Yolu
Sarıyer İstanbul