The University of Nebraska–Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.
This is a multidisciplinary search in the field of data analytics and modeling with applications to National Security and is open to promising candidates regardless of discipline. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, data mining, pattern recognition, machine learning, algorithms, text analysis, social media intelligence, and social network analysis, all with an emphasis on Big Data.
Applicants should have exceptional potential or a demonstrated record for outstanding research and effective teaching at undergraduate through graduate levels, including advising of Masters and PhD students. Candidates must hold US citizenship and a Ph.D. in a field at the nexus of data analytics and national security such as computer science, mathematics, political science, or sociology. Applicants should have deep research interests in national security, have excellent communication skills, and desire to work in a collaborative cross-disciplinary environment. Candidates with demonstrated cross-disciplinary research experience and/or existing connections with the national security enterprise are particularly encouraged. The tenure home of the successful candidate will be in the discipline of expertise.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the state's land-grant research university, is a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and ranks among Doctoral Universities with the Highest Research Activity [Carnegie CIHE]. The university is expanding its national security research and instruction via its extensive collaborations with the nearby US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Nebraska University’s National Strategic Research Institute, one of DoD’s University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC). Lincoln is consistently ranked among the Nation’s top cities for livability and quality of life.
To apply, complete the Faculty/Administration application (Req.# F_160212) at http://employment.unl.edu and attach 1) a single-page cover letter explaining your interest in the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) teaching and research statements, 4) 1-2 papers that best represent research and scholarship, and 5) a list of at least three references.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016, and will continue until the position has been filled.
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