Faculty positions in School of Computer Science & Academic Position in Psychology


Faculty positions in School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University invites applications for two faculty positions at the rank of an assistant professor, to begin in August 2014. 

We are looking for energetic, highly qualified academics who, apart from developing their own research programs, will strengthen some of the existing research areas within the School, or build bridges between them or with industry.  Applications from all areas of computer science are welcomed, but of particular interest are candidates in systems, broadly construed, and other applied areas.
See http://en.ru.is/departments/school-of-computer-science/research/ for detailed information on the current research areas within the School.

Candidates are expected to have a proven international research record and will be expected to play a full part in the teaching and administrative activities of the School.  The applicants are expected to teach courses at both graduate and undergraduate level. In particular, applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses at the introductory and intermediate level, including systems courses. A PhD in computer science or closely related field is required.
Salary level is negotiable and relocation assistance is offered. The position is available starting in August 2014, but later starting dates can be negotiated.

The application deadline is March 1st, 2014, and the evaluation of the applications will begin soon thereafter.  Application letters should be submitted through the University's online application submission system (see link below).
  * a CV with a list of publications,
  * copies of three to five major publications,
  * a research statement,
  * a teaching statement, and
  * any other relevant information the applicant wishes to supply.
Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to mannaudur@ru.is (subject “Faculty Positions in CS”) with a cc to the Dean of the School of Computer Science, Dr. Björn Þór Jónsson (email: bjorn@ru.is). Informal communication and discussions on any aspect related to the positions are encouraged, and interested candidates are welcome to contact the chairman of the selection committee, Dr. Yngvi Björnsson (yngvi@ru.is), for further information.

The School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University has about 800 students and 17 permanent faculty members. The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in computer science and software engineering, as well as a combined-degree undergraduate program in discrete mathematics and computer science. The doctoral program within the School received its ministerial accreditation in 2009 and currently hosts 8 PhD students. Quoting from the accreditation report on PhD studies from 2009 (http://www.ru.is/media/td/SCS_accreditation.pdf): The School of Computer Science is "the strongest in Iceland" (p. 6) and its research is "on a similar level to that of cutting-edge institutions worldwide" (p. 15).
For further information about the School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University and its activities, see http://en.ru.is/CS/.

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Academic Position in Psychology

Academic Position in Psychology [Half-time]
Reykjavík University is looking to recruit a half-time academic in psychology. Preference will be given to applicants with qualifications and experience in neuropsychology or a related field of psychology. Applicants should be qualified to PhD-level and have a record of excellence in teaching in a tertiary institution/s. Applicants must also be active in research and possess a record of peer-reviewed publications.
Responsibilities include teaching primarily in the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, conducting research, providing research supervision, and academic administration as required. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to shape and influence the future development of psychology in their field of expertise within a university that emphasizes entrepreneurial spirit.
Appointment level will be at Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor depending on qualifications and experience. Salary level is negotiable and relocation assistance is offered. Further information may be obtained by visiting http://www.ru.is/salfraedi/. Additionally, informal inquiries are welcomed and may be made by contacting Dr Bryndís Björk Ásgeirsdóttir (bryndis@ru.is).
Applications should be submitted via the link given here below (subject “Academic Position in Psychology [Half-time]”), and should include a CV, a list of publications, a research statement, a statement of prior teaching experience, name and address of three persons who may be contacted for a confidential reference, and any other relevant information. Copies of up to three of the candidate's most influential publications may also be included in the application.
The closing date for applications is 31 January 2014. The successful applicant will be expected to start in early-June 2014.
Reykjavik University has established ties with several leading foreign universities for facilitating faculty and student exchange.

Applicants are asked to turn in their application in english.

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