2012-01-31: Job: Associate Professor/Professor in Information Visualization, University of North Texas, US

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The University of North Texas
Knowledge Discovery from Digital Information (KDDI) Cluster
Associate/Full Professor in Information Visualization

Job Position[edit]

The Knowledge Discovery from Digital Information (KDDI) Cluster at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for a tenured Associate or Full Professorship. Responsibilities of this position include developing a recognized research program as part of UNT's new KDDI interdisciplinary research cluster, producing scholarly output, attracting extramural funding, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. The new faculty member will have significant opportunity to shape expansion and growth of this cluster with additional hires in subsequent years.

This hire will be an integral part of the newly formed KDDI Research Cluster, which is a collaborative initiative of the College of Engineering, the College of Information, and UNT Libraries. The person in this position will develop synergies with KDDI participants and others to further strengthen existing core cluster emphases in: 1) data mining and natural language processing; 2) digital curation and information retrieval; and 3) image, audio, and video processing.

Minimum qualifications[edit]

The position requires an earned doctorate in Computer Science, Information Science, or a closely related field; an established international reputation with a record of significant and sustained research and scholarly output; a record of mentoring graduate students; and a successful record of securing research funding. A record of interdisciplinary activities is desired.

Application Procedure[edit]

All applicants must apply online to: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=152368. Submit nominations and questions regarding the position to Dr. Rada Mihalcea (rada@cs.unt.edu) or Dr. William E. Moen (william.moen@unt.edu).

Application Deadline[edit]

The committee will review applications immediately and will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

The University[edit]

With about 36,000 students, UNT is the nation's 33rd largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 97 bachelor, 88 master and 40 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System. UNT is strategically located in Denton, Texas, a vibrant city with a lively arts and music culture, at the northern end of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The DFW area has more than six million people, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial establishments, and excellent school districts.

The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.

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