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>University of South Florida
>School of Information
>Assistant Professor
>Closing date: Open until filled
>
>The University of South Florida, School of Information (see
>http://si.usf.edu) is inviting applications to join our faculty in the
>area of data science. This position is at the rank of Assistant
>Professor (tenure track), and we encourage recent PhDs and ABDs with a
>strong expectation of completing the dissertation by Aug, 2016 to
>apply. The successful candidate will join our faculty in a highly
>collegial environment that promotes collaboration amongst our school
>faculty and other members of the university community.
>
>We seek colleagues who can deepen and extend our emerging strengths in
>data science and analytics. We see this as comprising a broad domain
>of skills in the areas of: computational social science; data mining;
>visualization; analytic approaches such as NLP, IR, machine learning
>and predictive analytics; tools and socio-technical process
>development for scientific and communities collaboration, data access
>and data retrieval; and other possible areas emphasizing analysis and
>representation of large scale data.  Competitive applicants will
>demonstrate how their research interests both connect to and extend
>current faculty interests and program objectives. The ability to
>obtain research grants and other external funding will be considered a
>competitive advantage in our evaluations, as will evidence of teaching
>experience and a commitment to teaching excellence. A publishing
>record of impactful scholarship is expected.
>
>The University of South Florida (http://www.usf.edu) is a high-impact,
>global research university dedicated to student success, with over 240
>degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty, and
>doctoral levels. USF is a Top 50 research university among both public
>and private institutions nationwide in total research expenditures,
>according to the National Science Foundation. Serving nearly 48,000
>students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an
>annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the
>American Athletic Conference.
>
>The USF School of Information (SI) (http://si.usf.edu) is housed in
>the College of Arts and Sciences (http://cas.usf.edu), which consists
>of 23 academic departments and a number of centers and institutes that
>are highly collaborative and interdisciplinary in nature. SI enjoys a
>strong tradition of educating information professionals in a variety
>of settings. Three degree programs are currently offered in the
>School: a M.A. in Library and Information Science, which has been
>continually accredited by the American Library Association since 1974;
>a new STEM-based MS in Intelligence Studies, which offers
>concentrations in Cyber Intelligence and Strategic Intelligence; and a
>B.S. in Information Studies that integrates a strong foundation in
>information science with information technology to emphasize how
>people interact with information and technology.
>
>The following are the required and preferred qualifications of
>potential candidates:
>
>Required:
>
>       A Ph.D. in information science, data science, or a related
>discipline; or evidence of completion of the Ph.D. by August 2016.
>       Evidence of expertise in applying data science and data
>analytics methods.
>
>Preferred:
>
>       Evidence of ability to contribute to service of the School
>and/or profession.
>       A record of research in data science, including presentations,
>publications, and similar forms of scholarly engagement.
>       Demonstrated ability to make use of innovative distance
>learning technologies to support their teaching.
>       Ability to advise undergraduate and graduate students, and
>participate in shared governance.
>       Evidence of ability to secure extramural research funding.
>
>Review will begin immediately, with preference for applicants
>submitting by December 18, 2015. The review process will continue
>until the position is filled. Appointment is expected for Aug. 2016
>(Fall 2016 semester).  Applicants who wish to apply for this position
>should go to: 
>http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/browse-
>apply-for-job-openings.aspx
> and follow the links and instructions for applying for the faculty
>line (job # 9026). When applying, required elements include a cover
>letter, CV, and a list of the names and contact information for three
>references. Optional material may be included with a URL for online
>portfolio materials. Additional questions about this position should
>be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Steven Walczak,
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>Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. USF is
>an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to
>diversity in hiring, complies with the Americans with Disabilities
>Act, and is a Public Records Agency. According to Florida Law,
>applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For
>ADA accommodations, please contact Dr. Walczak or Dina Castellon
>(813-974-3522) at least five working days prior to need.
>
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>November 6-10, 2015
>St. Louis, Missouri
>
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