Computer Science, Georgia State University

1671 8321
Position ID:GSU-CS-UDANG [#8321, 18-032]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline:2017/02/05 finished (posted 2016/10/17, listed until 2017/04/17)
Position Description:    

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

Georgia State University
Department of Computer Science
Tenure Track Position, Unstructured Data Analytics (Next Generation Faculty Program)
GSU Position: 18-032

The Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin in August 2017. The candidate shall have strong research expertise in the area of Data Analytics, especially in unstructured data such as Text, Digital Traces, Clickstream Data, Images/Video, Sensor Data, and Social Media Interactions. The candidate must also be an expert in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Information Retrieval, or Database Systems. This position is part of the Next Generation Faculty Program at Georgia State University titled “Unstructured Data Analytics for Business” that seeks to strengthen and distinguish faculty research in strategic areas. The new faculty member will help build a strong interdisciplinary cluster in collaboration with the Department of Computer Information Systems and the Institute of Insight at the Robinson School of Business. Earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline is required for this position. Prospective applicant will demonstrate excellence in research, a commitment to undergraduate/graduate computer science education, and a strong potential for securing external funding.

Georgia State University, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, is a major research university with an enrollment of more than 52,000 students. The university is currently in the middle of a record $1 billion campus expansion. The Computer Science department’s Ph.D. program is nationally competitive and ranked among the best in the Southeast, according to National Research Council data. The program also has a high rank in several categories at the website. The department’s faculty attracts substantial funding from many federal agencies, including six NSF CAREER Awards.

Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For best consideration, applications including academic CV, teaching and research statements, and a list of at least three references should be submitted by February 5th, 2017 at:

An offer of employment, pending budgetary approval, will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an AA/EEO employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302-5060

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