Recruiting: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

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The Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) Department and the Center for Information Science and Technology (IST) at Temple University are recruiting for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The position is contingent upon completion of a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by August 15, 2008.

Applicants are expected to have significant research accomplishments with clear potential for establishing a strong independent, multidisciplinary, research program and for mentoring Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. students.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biomedical informatics, databases, data mining and machine learning.

Applications from candidates whose research is multidisciplinary in nature are especially encouraged. Commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required of all candidates considered. Salaries for new faculty are highly competitive, and substantial resources have been allocated for startup funding.

Located in Philadelphia, the 6th-largest city in the U.S., Temple University is a comprehensive research institution that serves more than 34,000 students. IST/CIS faculty are involved in NIH, NSF, DOE, NIST and NIJ-funded research projects with co-investigators from the School of Medicine, the School of Business and Management, and the College of Liberal Arts. There exist many collaboration opportunities within Temple University as well as in the Greater Philadelphia region, which hosts many leading universities and research institutions.

Applications consisting of curriculum vitae, a statement of recent achievements and research goals, up to three representative publications, and a statement of teaching philosophy should be submitted online at

Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the same link. If preferred, hard copy applications or references should be mailed to:

Chair, Faculty Search Committee,
Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 303 Wachman Hall (038-24),
Temple University, 1805 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6094.

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Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community. AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.