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CSCE: FT Faculty Position in Data Science

The American University in Cairo
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Description:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution; Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for a fixed-term full-time faculty position in the area of Data Science. Preference is given to Assistant and Associate Professor applications. Professors and Associate Professors of Practice with a strong industrial background will also be considered. The candidate is expected to teach and conduct research, play an active role in the department, the school, and university service activities, and actively cooperate with other faculty within the Department.


Fixed Term FT Position in Data Science

Candidates must hold a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Computing, and should hold a PhD in any of the disciplines that span Computing, Data Science, or related quantitative fields. The candidate is expected to have both a strong theoretical and applied background of Data Science. This includes but is not limited to an ability to conduct basic research in the area, as demonstrated by a strong background in statistics, optimization, algorithms, experimental design, and machine learning. Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration and the application of Data Science in a practical domain is required. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication, have strong leadership capability or potential and proven skills in high quality teaching. Mastery of the English language is required.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is for Fall 2022.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

An updated CV; a letter of interest; a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); a copy of the graduate transcript or copies of most significant publications; and three reference names with contact information need to be provided.


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