Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs In Big Data AnalyticsRyerson University invites applications for two Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in Big Data Analytics: one focused on the technical aspects of Big Data, and one focused on applications and implications of Big Data in industry, government, health care, education and/or social services.
QualificationsSuccessful candidates will have original, innovative and high quality research programs that fit with an emphasis on Big Data analytics and Ryerson’s research themes and support Ryerson’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in scholarship, pedagogy, and curriculum. For Ryerson University’s research strategy, please visit www.ryerson.ca/research/SRC%20Strategic%20Plan%202010-2013.pdf Areas of research for the technical aspects/challenges CRC may include
distributed computing, algorithm development, integrated systems, network and database architecture, and storage. The applications CRC will research and utilize Big Data techniques to innovatively and creatively address the implications and applications of Big Data
in industry, government, health care and/or social services. Both CRC holders will be well-established in terms of top tier publications and research funding, with the capacity to liaise with industry and create collaborative research programs within this highly cross-disciplinary field.
Apply for this Position
Applications should include a letter of interest (incorporating a brief
(1-2 page) five year research program plan and a record of teaching
effectiveness), curriculum vitae, and the names of three references
(who will not be contacted without consent of the candidate) and
may be forwarded electronically, in confidence, until July 31st to:
Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.
1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7
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