Open-Rank Faculty Position in
Geocomputation - Spatial Analysis Cluster Hire
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for an
open-rank (tenure-track/tenured) position in the area of geocomputation.
This position is part of a major initiative to create a world-class consortium
of spatial researchers who are advancing both geospatial analysis and
applications to the grand challenges across science, engineering and the
As a member of the University’s new Center for Spatial Science,
the successful candidate will play a central role in advancing the
geocomputational and analytical capacity of the Center, and in realizing
the Center’s mission to develop state of the science geospatial methods
and their application in interdisciplinary research at UCR and beyond.
We seek a Ph.D with an outstanding research agenda in one or more of
the following areas: high performance geocomputation, geovisualization,
spatio-temporal databases, spatial optimization, spatial-temporal signal
and image processing, and spatial statistics.
This position will commence as early as July 1, 2017 or as negotiated.
Salary level will be competitive and commensurate with qualifcations
and experience. Preference will be given to candidates whose research
both enhances the Center’s contributions to fundamental geographic
information science, and stimulates interdisciplinary research. A
successful candidate at the assistant professor level must have a promising
research agenda and is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant
externally funded research program. A successful candidate at the associate
or full professor level will be an individual of international reputation,
with a record of high quality research funding and strong interdisciplinary
collaborations with policy relevance.
The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a
major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research
facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in
34 vital and emerging felds of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary
work, and further diversify the faculty at one of America’s most diverse
research universities. We encourage applications from scholars committed
to excellence and seeking to help defne the research university for the
next generation. For more information about our hiring initiative, please
visit clusterhiring.ucr.edu or academicpersonnel.ucr.edu.
The University of California, Riverside is situated in an historic citrus
growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is about an
hour away from ski slopes, surfng, or hiking in mountain or desert
environments, and housing in the area is affordable. The campus boasts
a fully-accredited child care facility. UCR maintains a commitment
to “family friendly” policies and programs including opportunity for
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse
undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing
routes to educational success for underrepresented and frst-generation
college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualifcation.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is
through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every
2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by February
12, 2017. We will continue to consider applications until the position is
flled. To apply: Please provide a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a
description of proposed research, and teaching philosophy. Candidates
applying for the Assistant Professor position will need to provide 3-5
letters of reference; individuals applying for positions above the Assistant
level will be required to provide names and contact details for confdential
references. A statement addressing potential contribution to academic
diversity must be included. Application materials for the Assistant
Professor position should be submitted through https://aprecruit.ucr.
edu/apply/JPF00700. Applicants for Associate/Full Professor should
apply through https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00701. Minorities
and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to
apply. For inquiries and questions, please contact Darrel Jenerette at
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affrmative
Action Employer. All qualifed applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability protected
veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Neuroscience Postdoctoral Programme
Linköping University is one of Sweden’s six large
universities, currently enrolling 27,000 students. The
Centre for Systems Neurobiology involves some 50
independent research groups, from the Faculty of
Medicine and the Faculty of Science and Engineering,
as well as the University Hospital.
The Centre for Systems Neurobiology is now seeking Postdoctoral Fellows (2N2 years) within several
neuroscience research areas: Addiction, Animal Behavior, Electrophysiology and Circuits, Neuroimaging,
Neurodegeneration, Neuroendocrinology, Neurode-velopment, Pain, Psychiatry, and Sensory Systems.
Applications will be reviewed continuously. For full
consideration please apply as soon as possible.
For more details regarding the Centre, the diferent research
labs involved in the programme, and to submit a letter-of-intent please go to: old.liu.se/medfak/neuro. For information regarding the university and the region, please go to:
liu.se/medfak, www.liu.se, www.eastsweden.com.
SRM has the ambitious plan to build and create a new research intensive
university in Amaravati, the People’s capital of Andhra Pradesh, India. Envisioned
to be a university of world-class standards, SRM University, AP – Amaravati is to
be a globally connected and regionally transformative centre for research and
education. SRM University, AP – Amaravati will strike collaborations with leading
institutions in the world and draw on SRM’s experience of having established
the highly ranked SRM University, Chennai which has over 40,000 students and
2,700 faculty. The learning and living spaces in SRM University, AP – Amaravati
will be designed by Perkins + Will, USA. At this pivotal moment in its history, SRM
stands united in its commitment to build excellence across the institution and
its aspiration to compete on the world stage.
SRM University, AP – Amaravati is now seeking to appoint its inaugural
Vice-Chancellor, who will be an integral leader in the creation and development
of the new University and will play a central role in determining its strategy and
direction. This is a truly unique opportunity for an ambitious and visionary leader
to have lasting impact through establishing SRM University, AP – Amaravati as a
world-leading university, recognised for the quality of its research and education.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding academic leader, capable of
engaging all relevant stakeholders in creating, developing and implementing
a vision that refects the uniqueness of SRM, and sets the direction for growth,
consolidation and change. The Vice-Chancellor will promote SRM both
nationally and internationally, engage its extensive network of students, friends
and alumni, and raise funds for the growth of the University.
For further information on the establishment of SRM University,
AP – Amaravati and its current recruitment needs, please
The deadline for applications for the Vice-Chancellor
position is midday (GM T) on Monday 20th February 2017.
For informal enquiries about the role, please contact
Leia Clancy via Leia.Clancy@perrettlaver.com or
+44 (0) 20 7340 6255.