The Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a focus on biomedical data science, with a tentative date of starting employment in Fall 2017. This position is part of the College of Engineering's search for 12 tenure-oriented faculty members in thematic areas which are research thrusts of UTA's Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions | Global Impact: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, and Data-Driven Discovery. The key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University's core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment. Major emphasis will be on potential collaboration for research with faculty members from other departments across UTA and outside the University.
Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct leading-edge research in the area of biomedical data science, with possible focus areas including bioinformatics, medical image computing, computational neuroscience, precision medicine, remote sensing for health monitoring, and others. Develop externally funded research programs that result in publications in leading scholarly journals and top-tier conferences; supervise graduate and undergraduate students; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
An earned Ph.D. degree (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered) in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field. The candidate should have a strong background in an emerging research area related to biomedical data science. Candidates must also show a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes