The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenured full professor position to begin in Fall 2020, with expertise relevant to the Department of Informatics Virtual Heritage (VH) track. The track is devoted to interdisciplinary study of how information technology can be applied in pursuit of the traditional goals of cultural heritage professionals: the discovery, recording, restoration, analysis, interpretation, and transmission of three-dimensional human creations at all scales. Faculty in the VH track typically have training in a humanistic, social scientific, and/or engineering discipline, whose knowledge and methodologies they apply to teaching and innovative research.
The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background. Appropriate research interests include 3D digitization technologies in all forms, ranging from active approaches based on laser scanners and pattern projection devices to passive methods such as photogrammetry; 3D modeling from real data; Reverse Engineering and 3D Metrology, Virtual and Augmented interaction with 3D environments.
The position holder is encouraged to do teaching and research applying 3D technologies outside the VH domain, with special emphasis on interdisciplinary studies using 3D digitization and modeling. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a discipline connected with 3D digitization and modeling (e.g., Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Bioengineering, Geomatics, etc.) and a significant record of research, teaching, and service.
A strong record in interdisciplinary research activities, including coordination of research projects, is a valuable additional qualification. Duties will include research, teaching, and service.
We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The strongest candidates can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.
The Luddy School is the first school of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission is to excel and lead in research, education, and outreach across computing, IT and modern engineering. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
How to apply
Candidates should review application requirements and apply online at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8908 For full consideration, submit application by February 7, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to: ***************@indiana.edu
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