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Big Data/Health Disparities, Associate/Full Professor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Las Vegas, Nevada

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Big Data/Health Disparities, Associate/Full Professor [18533]


UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track/tenured, Associate/Full Professor position in Big Data commencing Fall 2018.  A distinguished record in undergraduate and graduate computer science education, well-funded scholarly research, and service qualifications to the Big Data community will be required for appointment as a tenured Associate/Full Professor.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science from a regionally accredited college or university.  The applicants are expected to have an extensive research and funding in Big Data applications in health/bioinformatics.  In addition, the applicants should have established research records in one or more areas of Big Data including data mining, data analytics, data visualization, database modeling, machine learning, scalable computing, software and hardware systems for big data processing, and distributed/parallel computing.

SALARY RANGE              

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.  Position is contingent upon funding. 


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 16, 2018 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.  Materials should be addressed to Dr. Kazem Taghva, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu.  For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Kazem Taghva at Kazem.Taghva@unlv.edu


UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Education and Research
  • Emerging Technologies

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Big Data/Health Disparities, Associate/Full Professor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Las Vegas, Nevada

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
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