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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, OR PROFESSOR OF MACHINE LEARNING

Apply now Job no: 96552-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:SMPH/BIOSTAT &MED I/INFORMATIC
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Instructional Design, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

96552-FA

Employment Class:

Faculty

Working Title:

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Machine Learning

Official Title:

PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Hiring Department(s):

A531250-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOSTAT &MED I/INFORMATIC

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2019

Term:

N/A

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

Doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, or a closely related quantitative area.

Area of Specialization: Research focus on machine learning or a closely related area. Other relevant methodological expertise may include, but is not limited to, database theory and methods and/or data mining, natural language processing, data privacy and security.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Years of experience will be commensurate with the rank sought. All candidates must have proven success in conducting research and teaching appropriate to their stage of career. Associate/Full Professor candidates must possess experience and scholarly credentials for appointment with tenure at UW-Madison.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics are jointly searching for an assistant, associate, or full professor with research interests in the broad application of machine learning to biological problems. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and funding methodological and collaborative research programs, teaching and mentoring students, and providing professional service at a level commensurate with the faculty rank.

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery provides a vibrant environment for interdisciplinary research. The Institute is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of fields to foster discovery and offers its researchers many opportunities and support for collaborative work with other Institute scientists and the rest of the UW-Madison campus.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

Applicants should indicate how they will contribute to increasing diversity of the campus.

As most appointments in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics are joint or affiliate with other the departments of Computer Sciences or Statistics, it is possible that this hire will also be joint with either Computer Sciences or Statistics in the College of Letters & Sciences.

Contact:

Nick Harding
neharding@wisc.edu
608-265-3735
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a document containing three (3) sample publications. You will also be asked to submit contact information for three (3) references. Upon application submission, your references will be automatically contacted to upload a letter of reference.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 15, 2019, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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