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The University of Memphis has an opening for a Research Assistant Professor in its Computer Science Department. This position will work closely with the MD2K Center. Here is the full job listing:

Research Assistant Professor Position

Department of Computer Science

The University of Memphis Computer Science Department invites applications from outstanding candidates with research interests in mobile health (mHealth) and its related subfields including Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Big Data, and Mobile Computing, at the Research Assistant Professor level. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science or a related discipline, record of publications in mobile health or a related subfield, and prior mentored and/or independent research experience with demonstrated interests in mobile health. This non-tenure track position is for 12 months and is renewable based on performance and availability of funding.

The successful candidate will work closely with NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) and will be joining a department with active research groups in all major areas of computer science that is ranked 55th in the Nation in federally funded research. Full information about the department can be found at

The MD2K Center of Excellence (funded under the Big Data-to-Knowledge initiative of NIH) is headquartered at Memphis and involves 20+ leading scientists in computing, engineering, medicine, and behavioral science from Cornell Tech, Georgia Tech, Michigan, Northwestern, Ohio State, Rice, UCLA, UCSF, UCSD, and UMass. Further information about the MD2K Center is available at

Review will begin on April 13, 2015 and may continue until the position is filled, subject to budgetary approvals.

To apply, please follow the instructions at (Position #: L16522). Please include a cover letter, vitae, statement of research philosophy, and a minimum of three references. Direct inquiries to

The University of Memphis is a Tennessee Board of Regents Institution and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.




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