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.
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 of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach across computing, IT, and modern engineering
Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high-performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts.
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.
Department Contact for Questions:
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OAA #: 21912-10
Appointment Status: Tenure
Internal Number: 8908
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.