Assistant Faculty Position in Data Science -seeking spatial data science expertise


Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Data Science)

Statement of the Job:

The University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. Our primary target focus is the broad area of data science including spatial data science (machine learning, data mining, data analytics, graph analysis, data visualization), but we will consider exceptionally qualified candidates in any data science related area. This position is part of a cluster hire around an EPSCoR research grant on environmental DNA. The candidate is expected to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty in ecology, bioinformatics, marine science, and others in large scale analysis of spatially and temporally distributed sequence data. The candidate will also participate in the EPSCOR research program, develop and teach courses in Data Science and other areas of expertise, advise and mentor students, and contribute service to the School, College, and University. The position is expected to become joint with the planned Maine Center for Genetics in the Environment at the University of Maine.

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Dr. Kate Beard
School of Computing and Information Science
Spatial Informatics
University of Maine