The Department of Computer Science at ‘Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología – UTEC’, Lima, Peru, invites applications for the Academic Director (Chair) and the Director of the Research Center for Computational Sustainability. We are especially interested in the following areas, but not limited to: (1) Data Science, (2) Cybersecurity, (3) Software Engineering, (4) Computer Graphics, (5) Artificial Intelligence, (6) Cloud Computing, (7) Data Structures, etc. Applicants whose work bridges areas and who envision cross-departmental collaborations are particularly encouraged to apply.
Once hired, the successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop and teach courses at UTEC, obtain competitive external funding, establish an effervescent cross-disciplinary research program, and contribute through service to the profession, to the department, and to UTEC. Applicants having a strong scholarly work are encouraged to apply.
The Research Center for Computational Sustainability has an HPC cluster and carries out research projects with a social impact by multidisciplinary teams in the fields of Computer Science and other engineering disciplines. It is aligned with CS undergraduate and graduate programs and oriented to the following areas: Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering. Research opportunities are diverse, one of them is the Contact-Tracing project carried out in collaboration with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers with a favorable social impact on the Battle against COVID pandemic.
UTEC opened its doors in 2012 and is home to over 2500 students and 60 full-time faculty members today. The University’s main goal is to admit outstanding students, regardless of their socioeconomic status, and to graduate the global engineers of 21st Century, with a holistic vision, good business and communication skills, and a clear focus on innovation and entrepreneurship contributing to the economy and society at large. UTEC is backed by the most influential business owners and companies in Peru, and supported through strategic alliances with world-renowned universities and institutions, such as MIT, Harvard University, Purdue, the University of New Mexico, and the Colorado School of Mines.
Applications will be considered as they arrive, and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed starting date for this position is immediate but negotiable. Interested applicants should provide (IN A SINGLE PDF FILE), a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, copies of three representative journal publications, and the names and contact information for at least three references.
|Title||Academic Director of the Department of Computer Science & Director of the Research Center for Computational Sustainability|
|Employer||UTEC – Universidad de Ingeniería & Tecnología|
|Job location||Medrano Silva Street 165, Barranco, 15063 Lima|
|Published||May 19, 2020|
|Job types||Management / Leadership  |
|Fields||Algorithms,   Artificial Intelligence,   Computer Communications (Networks),   Computer Graphics,   Cyber Security,   Computing in Social science, Arts and Humanities,   Data Mining,   Data Structures,   Programming Languages,    and 4 more. Software Engineering,   Educational Leadership,   Educational Management,   Computational Sciences  |