Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Data Science) - 2 Positions

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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Sector
Science, Pharmaceutical, Data Management/Statistics
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Data Science) - 2 Positions
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49792
Department [Department of Scientific Computing](https://sc.fsu.edu) | [Interdisciplinary Data Science Program](https://ids.fsu.edu)
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 Scientific Computing at Florida State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors for nine-month appointments beginning August 2022. Academic year requirements include teaching, research, and service.
The successful candidate is expected to develop an interdisciplinary research group in data science, secure external funding, participate and organize scientific initiatives and consortia, and develop and teach new courses in data science and scientific computing. The candidate will help support, develop, and grow the new Interdisciplinary Data Science Master's Degree Program at Florida State University.

Qualifications Doctoral degree or the highest degree appropriate from an accredited institution in the fields of Computational Science, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Statistics, or related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.
Possess the knowledge necessary to develop and teach courses among the areas of probabilistic modeling, data mining, applied machine learning, neural differential equations, and cloud computing.
Preferred
* Demonstrated a record of applied interdisciplinary research in data science and scientific computing.
* Expertise in some combination of the following: machine learning, differential equations, artificial intelligence, probabilistic and graph modeling, and computer visualization across scales.
Other Information This job opening is being advertised to recruit for two identical positions: 00056402 and 00054741.
Contact Info Dr. Anke Meyer-Baese
[ameyerbaese@fsu.edu](mailto:ameyerbaese@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.
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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.
*Please submit a cover letter, CV, and statements of teaching, research, and service with your online application. *
Request Letters of Reference *This position requires that you have four confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. One of these letters should address your teaching experience. 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 of applications will begin on November 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is 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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