Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff Arizona

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Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Informatics and Computing program at Northern Arizona University invites applications from exceptional candidates with expertise in informatics and the application of innovative computing techniques to scientific inquiry. The successful candidate will grow his/her own successful research program and participate in collaborative informatics-related research programs across campus and with other institutions and agencies.  The successful candidate will also participate in the development of undergraduate and graduate curricular programs in informatics. The salary range is $75,000 to $80,000.

Minimum qualifications include a PhD, ScD or equivalent research doctoral degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline, or in a science or engineering discipline related to candidate's informatics area of interest, conferred by August 17th 2015. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated computational and data analysis expertise applied to interdisciplinary problems in one of the specific areas of interest for this position; two or more years of research experience at the post-doctoral level or Assistant Professor level; a documented record of participation and leadership in successful interdisciplinary research collaborations; an established record of participation and leadership in building an active extramurally funded research program, including success in scholarly dissemination; a record of effective supervision of graduate students and/or post-doctoral scholars; university-level teaching experience, particularly at the graduate level; and, experience working with and interacting with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

This is a 9-month, tenure track Assistant Professor Faculty appointment. The full-time academic year salary will be guaranteed by Informatics and Computing at 100% for the first two years of appointment; thereafter, 50% of the salary will be guaranteed and the other 50% is expected to be brought in through successful extramural grants.

Review of applications will begin on December 1st 2014.  The position will close on January 16th 2015. To apply, go to under Job ID 601082. Your application must be submitted online to be reviewed and should include a single PDF attachment containing: (1) a statement of interest highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research interests; and (4) names and contact information for three references. Address questions to, Associate Director of Informatics and Computing.

Northern Arizona University is a 26,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 67,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

The Informatics and Computing Program is a growing research-intensive program, with diverse faculty members working in the intersection of computing and data science and a variety of application domains. The program seeks to ally computational science with engineering, the natural and social sciences, and other emerging data-intensive disciplines, and collaborate with faculty and researchers to incorporate informatics and big data as an essential component of research and learning at NAU.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Keyword Phrases

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Flagstaff
  • Arizona
  • Informatics
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Professor
  • Research
  • Program
  • Computing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: $75,000 - $80,000
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 1/16/2015