Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Data Science and AI) - Two Positions

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Sector
Science, Pharmaceutical, Data Management/Statistics
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Data Science and AI) - Two Positions
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 50130
Department Department of Computer Science
Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: [https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf](https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf).
Responsibilities The Department of Computer Science at the Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2022. The position is 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits eligible.
We are seeking strong applied and theoretical applicants in the broad areas of Data Science and AI. The focused areas include Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Graphics and Visualization. Outstanding applicants in other areas will also be considered.
Note: This posting will be used to fill two positions.
Qualifications Applicants should hold a doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of Computer Science or closely related field at the time of appointment, as well as a demonstrated record of research and teaching accomplishments.
Other Information The department currently has 24 tenure-track and 7 specialized faculty members and offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Our annual research expenditure has been growing substantially in the past several years and reached over three million dollars in the 2021 fiscal year. The department is an NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE/CDE) and Research (CAE-R). FSU is classified among R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research and a top 20 national public university. Its primary role is to serve as a center for advanced graduate and professional studies while emphasizing research and providing excellence in undergraduate education.
Further information can be found at [https://www.cs.fsu.edu/recruit](https://www.cs.fsu.edu/recruit).
Contact Info Questions can be emailed to Prof. Xin Yuan, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at [recruitment@cs.fsu.edu](mailto:recruitment@cs.fsu.edu).
University Information One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

[Learn more](https://hr.fsu.edu/working-fsu/prospective-employees) about our university and campuses.
Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.
FSU Total Rewards FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our [website](https://hr.fsu.edu/total-rewards) to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs.

Use our [interactive tool](https://hr.fsu.edu/total-rewards/compensation-services/total-compensation-calculator) to calculate Total Compensation options based on potential salary, benefits and retirement contributions, earned leave, and other employment-related perks.
Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with [University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11](https://policies.vpfa.fsu.edu/policies-and-procedures/faculty-staff/employment-and-recruitment#4-OP-C-7-B11).
How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

1) After submitting your application, click the Careers link;
2) Click the My References link;
3) Click the Send/View Reference Request button next to the appropriate position; and
4) Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.
Open until filled Screening will begin December 15, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This [policy](https://policies.vpfa.fsu.edu/policies-and-procedures/facilities-space/university-smoking-policy) applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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