[Infovis] Tenure-Stream Position in Data Science - Dalhousie University, Canada

Fernando Vieira Paulovich paulovic at icmc.usp.br
Tue Sep 11 20:17:41 CEST 2018

*Tenure-Stream Position in Data Science*

*Dalhousie University is recognized internationally for our world-class
academic programs and as one of Canada’s leading research institutions.
With our 200**th **anniversary in 2018, Dalhousie welcomes talented
scholars to our home by the ocean and to join our mission to make a lasting
impact through the discovery, advancement and sharing of knowledge. *

The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University (
https://www.dal.ca/faculty/computerscience.html) invites applications for a
Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor Position in Data Science. We are seeking
an outstanding candidate whose research focus is within the broad area of
Data Science including, but not limited to, streaming data, big-data
software frameworks, and data analytics.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (
http://www.halifaxinfo.com), which is the largest city in Atlantic Canada
and affords its residents a high quality of life. Dalhousie University is a
member of the U15 research-intensive universities in Canada. The Faculty of
Computer Science is a research-intensive faculty within Dalhousie, with 40
faculty members, including Tier I and Tier II CRCs, and over 1400 students,
one third of whom are graduate students at the Master’s or Doctoral level.
The Faculty offers Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Applied
Computer Science, Master of Computer Science, Master of Applied Computer
Science, and PhD programs. The Faculty also partners with other Faculties
in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of
Health Informatics, and Master of Science, Computational Biology and
Bioinformatics programs, and is an active participant in the
Interdisciplinary PhD program.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar who holds or will
have completed a PhD in Computer Science or a related area by the
appointment date. Evidence of a strong commitment to and aptitude for both
research and teaching is essential. The ideal candidate will be open to
collaborative research within the Faculty.

Applicants should have demonstrated potential to establish independent
scholarly research. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate
and graduate courses, develop graduate-level courses, and support the
Faculty’s initiatives. The applicant will be expected to establish a strong
externally funded research program, supervise graduate student research,
and foster existing and new collaborations with government, industry, and
with other members of Dalhousie’s research community.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded
in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from
Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons,
women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and
all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications must include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a
statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and
letters of reference from three referees. A complete application must also
include a separate completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is
available at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. Review of applications
will commence *November 10th, 2018. *

Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement
(see below), and request that they forward letters of reference by email to
the same address.

Submission address for application documents and reference letters:
systems-search at cs.dal.ca

Location of this advertisement: *https://tinyurl.com/FCSDataScience

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