CISAT Faculty Positions

Positions available:


FACULTY POSITION IN DATA SCIENCE
CENTER FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

The Center for Information Systems and Technology (CISAT) (http://is.cgu.edu) at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty member specialized in Data Science with interests in areas such as Big Data, Data Analytics, Data Mining, and Software Design. The appointment will commence either in January or July 2015.

Job Qualifications: Candidates must have or will soon have a doctoral degree; a strong record of scholarship; interest in diverse teaching approaches, students, and populations; and the ability to work with practitioners to arrange and oversee practicums and internships in the focus areas. Specific technical knowledge of core database platforms as well as data analysis and mining techniques is required.

Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching, research, and field interests focus on innovative use of data in areas such as business, health, social media/networks, and e-learning., Knowledge of other data analytic platforms, software design techniques, and/or teaching experience in one or more of the focus areas is a plus.

The position will include responsibility for teaching graduate courses in CISAT's master's and PhD programs, conducting research for publication, supervising doctoral students and participating in CGU's university-wide Big Data initiative. Depending on research interests, an opportunity exists for the faculty member to interface with other CGU programs and schools in the areas of management, social sciences, public health, public policy, and education.

Review of applications will begin in September 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from women, minorities, and underrepresented populations are especially encouraged. Please send a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae preferably via email to:
 
Lorne Olfman, Chair of the Search Committee (Lorne.Olfman@cgu.edu)
Center for Information Systems and Technology
Claremont Graduate University
130 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Claremont Graduate University is America's only private, graduate-only, research-extensive university.  Nestled at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, CGU is one of seven members of the unique Claremont Colleges Consortium. CGU is known for intimate, transdisciplinary teaching and for research that takes on major challenges facing our region and world.

Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is vigorously committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically disabled, veterans, and women. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing faculty diversity.

 


FACULTY POSITION IN GEOSPATIAL ANALYTICS
CENTER FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

The Center for Information Systems and Technology (CISAT) (http://is.cgu.edu) at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) invites nominations and applications for a faculty member (rank open, 3-year renewable term appointment, non-tenure) specializing in Geospatial Analytics. The appointment will commence in September 2014 or January 2015.

Job Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctoral degree; a strong record that blends GIS scholarship and field performance; interest in diverse teaching approaches, students, and populations; the ability to work with experienced decision-makers in GIS and location analytics; and specific technical knowledge of core GIS software and platforms (especially ArcGIS). The successful candidate also will demonstrate experience and/or capacity for advising a diverse student body.

Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching, research, and field interests focus on innovative use of geographic information systems (GIS) in areas such as business, health, community development, and environment. Knowledge of Location Analytics, Big Data and/or Business Intelligence platforms is a plus, as is applied experience in devising and implementing GIS and location analytic solutions.

The position will include responsibility for teaching graduate courses in the CISATs GIS Concentration (see http://gis.cgu.edu) and related courses in CISATs masters and PhD programs, conducting applied research through CISATs Advanced GIS Lab, and participating in CGUs university-wide GIS and Big Data initiatives.  The holder of the position is also expected to be active in CGUs ongoing partnership with Esri, which includes CISATs Esri Development Center (EDC). Depending on research interests, an opportunity exists for the faculty member to interface with other CGU programs and schools in the areas of management, social sciences, public policy, and education.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from women, minorities, and underrepresented populations are especially encouraged. Please send a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae preferably via email to:

Tom Horan, Chair of the Search Committee (Tom.Horan@cgu.edu)
Center for Information Systems and Technology
Claremont Graduate University
130 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Claremont Graduate University is America's only private, graduate-only, research-extensive university.  Nestled at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, CGU is one of seven members of the unique Claremont Colleges Consortium. CGU is known for intimate, transdisciplinary teaching and for research that takes on major challenges facing our region and world.

Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is vigorously committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically disabled, veterans, and women. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing faculty diversity.