Research Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC567
Advertised Title Research Assistant Professor
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number L16522
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Computer Science
Position Summary

The Computer Science Department at the University of Memphis plans to recruit a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor with responsibilities for conducting research and developing research proposals in the area of mobile sensors to work with Dr. Santosh Kumar, Professor and Lillian & Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Computer Science and Director, NIH Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge.

The successful candidate will work closely with NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) for mobile health (mHealth) and with a new project on monitoring performance of employees at workplaces using mobile sensors. The candidate will be joining a department with active research groups in all major areas of computer science that has been ranked 55th in the Nation in federally funded research. Full information about the department can be found at

Minimum Position Qualifications

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.

Special Conditions

This non-tenure track position is for 12 months and is renewable based on performance and availability of funding.

Posting Date 04/19/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins Yes
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review will begin immediately and may continue until the position is filled, subject to budgetary approvals.

Please be sure to provide all required documents to include your cover letter, vitae, statement of research philosophy and a minimum of three (3) references. Use the “Other Document 4” link to upload your statement of research philosophy. You may also include a list of references. All documents must be submitted to be considered an applicant for this position.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references

The coordinates of three reference providers are required to complete the application process. Please be sure to enter the name and a valid email address for each of your reference providers.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 4
Optional Documents
  1. References List