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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Professor, Informatics (Open Rank) - University At Albany

Albany, NY, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Location: Albany, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Sep 10 2019 Job Description:

CEHC is seeking multiple open rank tenure-track and/or full time lecturer/professor of practice faculty positions in the growing field of Informatics. Candidates' focus within Informatics is open, but may include: IUX, HCI, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, Social Informatics, Information Governance, Statistics, and Web Science. Candidates should be able to take an integrative approach in working with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds within and outside the college. Candidates should be committed to pursuing challenging, real-world applications of technology in various contexts, such as business, health, energy, cybersecurity, and government. CEHC has a goal of creating a dedicated team of educators and researchers capable of enabling our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of disciplines and perspectives contained within Informatics. The rank is open.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

+ A Ph.D. in Informatics, Information Science, Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization (by the start of the appointment)

+ Applicants for a Lecturer/Professor of practice position should hold an advanced degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization, but may merit consideration with a Bachelor's degree (same accreditation standards) only.

+ Applicants at the Associate and full professor level should have a well-established program of research and external funding: junior tenure track applicants should have a range of publications in submission, revision, and/or print that suggest a trajectory toward a tenurable research record

+ The College is open to researchers employing a wide range of methods. We are particularly interested in researchers that creatively utilize mixed qualitative/quantitative approaches and can contribute to CEHC Informatics and Information Science BS, MS, and Ph.D. programs at all levels

+ Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty, and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds

+ Ability to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and to contribute to the core curriculum in the major and minor

+ Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population

Preferred Qualifications:

While not necessary for candidates, the following skills and experience will be viewed positively by the Search Committee.

+ Familiarity with the principles and operations of Informatics methods, tools, and processes such as those used for data-mining, social network analysis, data visualization, programming, HCI, information architecture, web analytics, information security and assurance, vulnerability analysis, cyber threats and intelligence, machine learning, statistics, modeling and simulation, and other emerging technologies

+ The ability to teach and develop classes in the subfields of informatics listed above and other related social science classes

+ Prior experience in more than one of the subfields of Informatics listed above

+ Interest/prior research in the intersection of informatics and emergency response

+ A demonstrated experience in obtaining external funding

+ Experience in developing or managing an academic program or collaboration effort

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Professor - Open Rank

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