08 Aug 2022

Three Tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions

Website The Department of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

The Department of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting in the 2023-2024 academic year.

We are seeking candidates in the areas of:

  1. Software Engineering (job #84503), with emphasis on application of engineering principles to data science and cyber-infrastructure.
  2. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (job #85094), with emphasis on development of new models and applications.
  3. Visualization (job #84503), with emphasis on novel techniques for visual analytics, communication of insight to non-expert audiences, human-data interfaces (such as tangible interfaces, data physicalization), and visualization cyber-infrastructure (such as wide-band displays, virtual reality).

The hiring effort is associated with a recently-awarded, 5-year $20M National Science Foundation grant to fund research and capacity building in support of actionable climate science through a collaboration called “Change Hawaii.” The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Change Hawaii research relevant to their area of expertise for the duration of the project.

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, a Carnegie R1 research university and the flagship campus of the UH system, is a top-50 public university dedicated to providing world-class teaching, research, and service in a multicultural and inclusive environment. ICS is a fast-growing department with special expertise in data science, visualization, and VR/AR and immersive environments. We work closely with the Hawaii Data Science Institute and other units across the system.

To Apply:

Applications must be made online. For detailed application instructions and to apply, search for the appropriate job number at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu, or directly visit one of the following links:

  1. Software Engineering (#83923):
  2. AI/ML (#85094):
  3. Visualization (#84503):

A complete application will consist of:

  1. A cover letter showing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications (listed on the application site for each position).
  2. A curriculum vitae with a publication list.
  3. Names and contact information of three individuals willing to provide professional reference letters.
  4. A statement describing research interests, accomplishments, and future research plans.
  5. A statement describing experiences in, and approaches to, teaching and mentoring students. Candidates should include discussion of their experience and interest in diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM and computer science, particularly within the context of the University of Hawai’i’s at Mānoa’s role as an indigenous-serving university.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.

Dr. Gwen Jacobs (gwenj@hawaii.edu) or Professor Jason Leigh (leighj@hawaii.edu).

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

The University of Hawai’i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.   For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link: http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eeo/eeo-coordinators/.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai’i may be viewed at: https://www.hawaii.edu/titleix/help/campus-security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

Accommodation Request:  The University of Hawai’i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly.  Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  For further information, please refer to the following link: https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eeo/accommodation-request/

Effective January 3, 2022, the University of Hawaii requires all employees, students and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions may be granted for medical condition(s) or a sincerely held religious belief. Applicants should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment.

Instructors and Lecturers

We often hire temporary instructors or lecturers to cover a course or a set of courses. If you are interested in a temporary position, we would be happy to keep your name and contact information in an instructor pool. Please send a resume and cover letter to scottpr@hawaii.edu with the subject line: Instructor Pool. It would be helpful to describe courses in our curriculum that you could teach.