The Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS)invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Thesuccessful candidate is expected to conduct fundamental research inthe mathematical, statistical and computational foundations ofmachine learning.Primary appointments will be in the academic Department mostappropriate for the candidate within the Whiting School ofEngineering – e.g. Applied Math and Statistics, BiomedicalEngineering, Computer Science, or Electrical and ComputerEngineering. For additional information see https://www.minds.jhu.edu/job-openings/.Opportunities for interactions across the University include theCenter for Imaging Science, the Center for Language and SpeechProcessing, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics,the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, theInstitute for Computational Medicine, the Malone Center forEngineering in Healthcare, the Johns Hopkins Applied PhysicsLaboratory, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the KriegerSchool of Arts and Sciences, and the Bloomberg School of PublicHealth.Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered.Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, BiomedicalEngineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics,Statistics, or related fields, and will be expected to establish astrong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationallyrecognized research program. Commitment to teaching excellence atthe undergraduate and graduate levels is required.All applicants should submit their application online at https://apply.interfolio.com/70041. Electronic applications should include a cover letter describingthe principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teachinginterests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume,and a publication list. Applications at the Assistant Professorlevel should also include at least three reference letters.Applications at the Associate or Full Professor levels should notinclude reference letters or names at this stage.Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2020 and will beaccepted until the position is filled. Onsite interviews will beconducted on Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21.The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
Compass Group is to sell Selecta, its food vending machine business, to the German private equity company Allianz Capital Partners for £772.5m.The group said that approximately £500m of the proceeds will be used for a share buy- back programme over the next 12 to 18 months. Compass will pay £45m from the sale into the UK pension fund and the remaining amount will go towards reducing net debt.Selecta, which was put up for sale in November, has operations in 22 European countries and generated revenue of £476m last year, with operating profits reaching £45m. The company’s earnings before tax, interest, depreciation and amortisation were £87m.
Last week Minister Burt saw first-hand UK funded shelters which are offering enhanced and sturdier protection to the Rohingya people during the inclement weather. He also met with UK-funded aid workers who are providing vulnerable children in the camps with psychosocial support and witnessed the life-saving work to ensure malnourished Rohingya children have access to food high in nutritional value.The UK Government continues to lead the way in the speed and size of its response to this latest crisis and one year on the focus is on making sure the Rohingya have access to the further support they need while they are living in the camps.UK aid will provide access to skills training to improve the prospects for Rohingya men and women, better equipping them for the future. In his visit to the camps Minister Burt witnessed first-hand the skills being provided to Rohingya at a small activities centre, where men and women are being taught to sew.International Development Minister, Alistair Burt said: Bangladesh is in the midst of the rainy season and there are almost one million Rohingya people depending on the international community during this precarious time. Seeing first-hand the UK-funded work to construct sturdier and more resilient structures is a positive sign and demonstrates that we are doing all that we can to protect them. The realities of the camp have become even more real for me but I have been reassured that our support to this persecuted community is helping them to rebuild their lives. Email [email protected] Telephone 020 7023 0600 General media queries (24 hours) Minister Burt will appear before the International Development Committee (IDC) in September and will use his evidence session as an opportunity to clearly demonstrate how UK aid is playing an integral role in ensuring the safety of vulnerable Rohingya people, especially during the monsoon and cyclone season. If you have an urgent media query, please email the DFID Media Team on [email protected] in the first instance and we will respond as soon as possible.
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