Position Announcement

Job Title:

Assistant Research Professor

The Global Decision Theater Alliance (GDTA) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor position with an interdisciplinary specialization in urban planning, computer science and decision science. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of technology and urban planning, including server­side Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Web Technologies, and Urban Systems Modeling. The position also involves research and mentoring students at the intersection of urban planning and technology (data visualization, software development and distributed computing). The successful candidate is also expected to play a leadership role in advancing GDTA's goal to improve global decision making through the development of novel software and through the management of compute clusters and high­end storage systems for data and this software.

Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Planning or a related field, teaching experience, and experience in leading software development teams, and at least 3 years of software development, high­ performance computing, and server­side GIS experience are required at the time of hire. Applications should include: 1) a cover letter that includes a description of the applicants relevant teaching, research, and programming experience, 2) a current CV, and 3) the names, addresses, e­mail and telephone numbers of three references. Applications should be addressed to Global Decision Theater Alliance Search Committee and submitted electronically to gdtajobs@asu.edu (subject: Assistant Research Professor). Submissions in pdf format are preferred. Applications are due by 5pm Arizona Time on Dec 5, 2012.

Job Location: Tempe, AZ (USA).

Background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Date: November 3, 2012