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Assistant Professor in Precision Health and Computing

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For full consideration applications are due by December 1, 2017, but will be considered until positions are filled. To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page and upload a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research philosophy (to include types of classes you can teach), a current CV, and names and contact information for three references. If you have a webpage, please type the webpage address on a document and upload that document in the URL field.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor in Precision Health and Computing
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Computer Science
Position Summary

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington invites applications for multiple tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning in Fall 2018, as part of the IU Precision Health Initiative. Duties include research, teaching, and service. Future colleagues will be part of an interdisciplinary research team investigating the biological, environmental, and physical attributes that impact disease. IU has invested $120 million to transform medicine and the delivery of health interventions in Indiana.

Applications are sought in four areas:
• Environmental sensing for health: candidates with experience with personal health sensing – mobile, on-body, or ambient – with emphasis on generating, analyzing, and/or visualizing human generated data
• Agent-oriented machine learning and artificial intelligence with emphasis on probabilistic inference from complex and heterogeneous biomedical and health data
• High-performance computing architectures and systems and Big Data analytics for bioengineering and health/medical science
• Computational systems biology, at a single-cell or multi-cell level, with emphasis on statistical and computational aspects as well as emerging subfields of potential significance in health applications

SICE is the first school of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission is to excel and lead in research, education, and outreach spanning and integrating the breadth of computing, IT and modern engineering. It includes over 110 tenure-line faculty, 1200 graduate students, and 1900 undergraduate majors at IU-Bloomington. It offers PhDs in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Science, and Intelligent Systems Engineering.

Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high-performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for excellence in research and teaching and a PhD in a related field, expected before August 2018.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions may be sent to: sicehire+phi-2017@indiana.edu

Additional Qualifications

SICE seeks candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The strongest candidates can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.

Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

For full consideration applications are due by December 1, 2017, but will be considered until positions are filled.

To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page and upload a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research philosophy (to include types of classes you can teach), a current CV, and names and contact information for three references. If you have a webpage, please type the webpage address on a document and upload that document in the URL field.

For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21710-10

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. What date did you earn or do you expect to earn your PhD and from which institution?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you applying for other positions in the School of Informatics and Computing besides this posting? If so, please state which positions. Note, you must apply separately for each posting of interest.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Have you held a postdoctoral position, and if so at what institution and what dates?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Which area below would be your primary involvement? 1. Environmental sensing for health: candidates with experience with personal health sensing - mobile, on-body, or ambient - with emphasis on generating, analyzing, and/or visualizing human generated data 2. Agent-oriented machine learning and artificial intelligence with emphasis on probabilistic inference from complex and heterogeneous biomedical and health data 3. High-performance computing architectures and systems and Big Data analytics for bioengineering and health/medical science 4. Computational systems biology, at a single-cell or multi-cell level, with emphasis on statistical and computational aspects as well as emerging subfields of potential significance in health applications

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. URL
  2. Other 2
  3. Other 3