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Requisition ID:  7270

Assistant Professor

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology invites applications for tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for the West Lafayette campus beginning in January 2020 in the area of data analytics and applications. The selected candidate will be expected to develop an active research program in these areas as well as to participate in both undergraduate and graduate course delivery and development in related topics as the department builds on its long-standing data-oriented concentration to create a new data analytics and applications major. Additionally, the hire will be expected to participate actively in Purdue's Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) and engage across campus in related endeavors. All candidates must have an earned PhD Degree in data analytics or a related field by the start of employment; candidates completing their PhD degree before Fall 2019 are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities also include engagement with industry, the community, and colleagues within the computing discipline. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.polytechnic.purdue.edu/CIT/. Application Instructions: Applications should include a cover letter, complete resume with the names and addresses of three references, and both teaching and research statements. Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications. The application should be submitted to SuccessFactors. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Purdue views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all University related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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