[Infovis] tenure track position: Canada Research Chair, Tier II, Visual Analytics

sheelagh sheelagh at ucalgary.ca
Mon Oct 15 18:45:56 CEST 2012

apologies for cross-postings

*Canada Research Chair, Tier II, Visual Analytics*

*Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary *

Applications are invited from emerging leaders in the area of *Visual 
Analytics* for a *Tier II Canada Research Chair *position at the 
University of Calgary.The chair will be housed in the Department of 
Computer Science, in the Faculty of Science. Details for this position 
appear at:http://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca.The chair holder is expected to 
establish an extensive research agenda and to teach at the graduate and 
undergraduate levels. Successful candidates will be expected to actively 
recruit and supervise graduate students, building a dynamic research 
team that will include undergraduate and graduate students (M.Sc. and 
Ph.D.), and post-doctoral fellows.The Chair will develop collaborations 
with fellow professors and researchers, particularly those involved in 
the Imaging and Visualization strategic research direction, but also 
those at other institutions throughout Canada and abroad. Peer-reviewed 
external funding is expected to be sustained, and industrial 
partnerships are strongly encouraged. Applicants must possess a 
doctorate in Computer Science at the time of appointment, and have a 
stellar research record. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic 
about contributing to both teaching and research, and will be appointed 
at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on 
relevant experience. This appointment is conditional upon a successful 
CRC application.

The Department of Computer Science is one of Canada's leaders, as 
evidenced by our commitment to excellence in research and teaching. It 
has large undergraduate and graduate programs and extensive 
state-of-the-art computing facilities. Calgary is a multicultural city 
that is the fastest growing city in Canada. Calgary enjoys a moderate 
climate located beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. 
Further information about the Department is available at 

Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their 
research area and program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and 
arrange to have at least three reference letters sent to:


*Dr. Carey Williamson, Head *

Department of Computer Science

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

T2N 1N4

Or email to: search at cpsc.ucalgary.ca <mailto:search at cpsc.ucalgary.ca>

Completed applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive full 
consideration, though the review process will continue until the 
position is filled. Hiring decisions will be finalized in Spring 2013. 
The successful applicant will develop with the University of Calgary the 
Canada Research Chair application for the October 2013 deadline, with 
the goal of joining the University of Calgary on July 1, 2014.

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