H13013 - Computer and Information Sciences

Mentor:  Dr. Anthony Skjellum, Professor and Chairman, Department of Computer & Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham.  tony@cis.uab.edu 


The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) seek highly competitive postdoctoral candidates to apply for position(s) to be filled as soon as possible with a start date of January 1, 2013.  Information about the Department can be found at http://www.cis.uab.edu

Qualifications:  An earned degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related fields.  Interest in and experience with publication and presentation and strong skills in technical writing are expected.  Strong verbal communication skills highly desirable.

Areas of interest:  Computer Forensics, Cyber Crime, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and related areas.  

Position duties and responsibilities:  The successful candidate will pursue R&D in Exascale Systems, storage, software engineering, and information theory with internal colleagues and participate on externally funded efforts.  Teaching 1 or 2 courses per year consistent with career development will be required (e.g., advanced software engineering or parallel computing). The candidate will have significant opportunities for professional development, mentoring, and integration into state-of-the-art areas of HPC, parallel computing, exascale, and message-passing systems R&D associated therewith.  Strong writing/publishing, proposal development, and new concept development are expected (mentoring will be provided where needed). 

Term of position:  The initial term of appointment will be one year with the opportunity for renewal annually for up to two additional years, based on performance and availability of funds.   The expectation is for a two-year position.

Applicants should submit a detailed CV indicating education, publications, research experience, and citizenship/visa status to Dr. Anthony Skjellum – tony@cis.uab.edu.

Consideration of all applications will continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on the candidate(s) selected for employment.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities.

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