[visionlist] [Concordia University] Tenure-track position – Big Data Analytics

[Sending on behalf of Concordia’s CSSE Department]

Tenure-track Position in Computer Science or Software Engineering With Specialization in Big Data Analytics

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Concordia University’s Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science hosts over 7500 undergraduate/graduate students and prepares the next generation of technical leaders and entrepreneurs to address complex real-world problems. We offer a multi-disciplinary and research-engaged environment dedicated to incubating innovation, excellence and success. Our teaching and research is daring and transformative and contributes significantly to the sustainable intellectual and economic development of our community. We connect ideas with people and we are redefining the university experience.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering has a faculty complement of 40 researchers active in the various areas of computer science and software engineering and its strength has rapidly been growing in recent years. The department offers popular bachelor’s and master’s degrees in both Computer Science and Software Engineering and a PhD program in Computer Science. Enrollments are stable and strong at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. More information on the Department is available at: http://ift.tt/2dGMpMk

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering seeks an outstanding candidate for one tenure-track position in the area of Big Data Analytics. We will consider applicants in all research areas related to big data, but we are particularly interested in candidates who have conducted research in the theoretical or practical aspects of big data – algorithms, machine learning, deep learning, statistical learning methods applied to one or more domains – software engineering, bio-informatics, health care, imaging and video, social networks, natural language processing and others. The appointment is intended to be at the rank of Assistant Professor but exceptional candidates at the Associate level may also be considered.

Applicants must possess a PhD degree in computer science, software engineering or computer engineering or a related area and also possess research and development expertise in the area of big data and applications. A successful candidate is expected to provide academic leadership, establish a strong externally funded research program, demonstrated abilities to work in collaborative multidisciplinary settings and teach/develop both undergraduate and graduate courses. Strong commitment to the supervision of graduate student research and to excellence in teaching are essential. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. Excellent communication skills are required. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is required.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and the names of at least four referees. This appointment is expected to commence in August, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified, but should be submitted by December 15, 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2017.

Kindly forward your electronic applications to:

Dr. Sudhir Mudur, ChairDepartment of Computer Science and Software Engineeringmudur@cse.concordia.ca   

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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