Data-Intensive Computing Faculty Position at Virginia Tech
Data-Intensive Computing Faculty Position
Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
The Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech (www.cs.vt.edu) invites applications from candidates in data-intensive computing for a full-time tenure-track position at any rank. Examples of research foci in the area of data-intensive computing include, but are not limited to, streaming and sensor data management, scientific databases, networked data management, query languages, workflow/provenance modeling, information integration, and database designs for modern architectures such as the cloud and pervasive appliances. The successful candidate must be able to conduct an active research program in the management and processing of massive data, such as arise in social networks, biology, GIS, astronomy, text, and/or other emerging large-scale applications. Candidates should have a record, appropriate to their rank, of scholarship, leadership, and collaboration in computing and interdisciplinary areas; demonstrated ability to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in data-related subjects (e.g., database design and system architectures); sensitivity to issues of diversity in the campus community; and the skills needed to establish and grow a multidisciplinary research group.
CS@VT has 37 tenure-track research-oriented faculty including 12 NSF CAREER award winners, PhD production among the top 30 in the US, and annual research expenditures exceeding $7 million. There are rich opportunities in a highly collaborative department with strengths in HCI, HPC, computational biology and bioinformatics, digital libraries, data mining, software engineering, and CS education. Active interdisciplinary research also explores CyberArts, digital government, and problem-solving environments.
CS@VT is part of the College of Engineering (www.eng.vt.edu) in a comprehensive research university with more than 26,000 students. This hire is for the main campus, in Blacksburg, which is consistently ranked among the country's best places to live (http://www.vt.edu/where_we_are/blacksburg).
Salary for suitably qualified applicants is competitive and commensurate with experience. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.
Applications must be submitted online to http://listings.jobs.vt.edu for posting #0110874. Here is a direct link for submitting applications. Applicant screening will begin December 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Lenwood S. Heath, Hiring Committee Chair, email@example.com.
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